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The Hero with an African Face: Mythic Wisdom of Traditional Africa
The Hero with an African Face: Mythic Wisdom of Traditional Africa
by Clyde W Ford
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Drawing on extensive research and his own wide travels, Ford vividly retells ancient African myths and tales and brings to light their universal meanings.... (read more)

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Fairy Tale and Folklore #05: African Folktales
Fairy Tale and Folklore #05: African Folktales
by Roger Abrahams
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Nearly 100 stories from over 40 tribe-related myths of creation, tales of epic deeds, ghost stories and tales set in both the animal and human realms.... (read more)

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Penguin Epics #17: The Sunjata Story
Penguin Epics #17: The Sunjata Story
by Anonymous
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After the leader of a great African kingdom hears that a baby has been born who will destroy him, he hides behind a mighty army and surrounds himself with magical charms.JThere remains only one way to kill him.JWhen the sister of his enemy seduces him... (read more)

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Indaba, My Children : African Folktales (99 Edition)
Indaba, My Children : African Folktales (99 Edition)
by Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa
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As a young man, Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa, a Zulu from the South African province of Natal, was determined to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather and become a tribal historian in order to keep the rich oral tradition of his culture alive. In this... (read more)

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Sunjata (Penguin Classics)
Sunjata (Penguin Classics)
by Bamba Suso
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Sunjata is a major African oral epic which details the exploits of its eponymous hero who started life as a gluttonous and slow-witted child and went on to defeat his greatest adversary and establish himself as master of the growing Mali empire. The tale... (read more)

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Shuckin' and Jivin': Folklore from Contemporary Black Americans
Shuckin' and Jivin': Folklore from Contemporary Black Americans
by Daryl Cumber Dance
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This collection of 565 individual pieces of black folklore provides a rare combination of inclusiveness and honesty...this first-rate anthology is recommended for...general readers and specialists.... (read more)

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Legends of Africa
Legends of Africa
by Mwizenge Tembo
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With their universal themes of love, loss, and justice, myths, which define the values and customs of a particular society, continue to have meaning for us hundreds and even thousands of years after they were first told. The lavishly illustratd volumes... (read more)

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Over the Lip of the World: Among the Storytellers of Madagascar
Over the Lip of the World: Among the Storytellers of Madagascar
by Colleen J Mcelroy
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Gifted travel writer, poet, professor of English, and insightful observer of human nature, Colleen McElroy journeyed to Madagascar to undertake a Fulbright research project exploring Malagasy oral traditions and myths. In Over the Lip of the World she... (read more)

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The hero with an African face :mythic wisdom of traditional Africa
The hero with an African face :mythic wisdom of traditional Africa
by Clyde W Ford
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"Discovering a deeply meaningful African myth is like finding an old snapshot of myself in a place long forgotten.... These myths are more than just folk tales or fables.... Here are epics as grand as Gilgamesh, heroes as hardy as Hercules, heroines as... (read more)

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West African Folktales
West African Folktales
by Steven H Gale
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African Folktales
African Folktales
by Paul Radin
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Spirit of Badenia
Spirit of Badenia
by Sheikh Gibri Kamara
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Essential African mythology
Essential African mythology
by Ngangur Mbitu
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Black Cloth a Collection of African
Black Cloth a Collection of African
by Bernard Binli Dadie
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The mirror of dearth -- The black cloth -- The pitcher -- Spider's hump -- L'enfant terrible -- Spider's ox -- Spider and the tortoise -- Mother iguana's funeral -- The pig's snout -- The hunter and the boa -- The sacred cow -- The bat's relations -- The... (read more)

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Tales from southern Africa.
Tales from southern Africa.
by A C Jordan
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Hausa Tales & Traditions Volume 2
Hausa Tales & Traditions Volume 2
by Neil Skinner
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Leopard in the Luggage Urban Legends
Leopard in the Luggage Urban Legends
by Arthur Goldstuck
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Emigane Y Abatwa Batwa Folktales
Emigane Y Abatwa Batwa Folktales
by Edirisa Society
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Tales from the African Plains
Tales from the African Plains
by Anne Gatti
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Tales from Southern Africa
Tales from Southern Africa
by A C Jordan
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