African Folktales

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A selection of eighty-one folktales from the many cultures that exist south of the Sahara, African Folktales includes tales of the Hausa and the Ashanti, the Bantu, the Bushmen, and the Zulu. The narratives, which range from the mythical tale to the humorous anecdote, are divided into four categories:

I. The Universe and Its Beginnings

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1970 Trade paperback First edition. Good. No Jacket Good. No dust jacket. xiii, 322 p. 26 cm. Princeton/Bollingen paperbacks, 200. "Extracted from African folktales and ... sculpture, Bollingen series XXXII, first published in 1952 and in a revised edition in 1964. " Good with shelf wear/No Dj, softcover, First Edition, ex-college library with usual library features. B&R-51. Read more Show Less

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A selection of eighty-one folktales from the many cultures that exist south of the Sahara, African Folktales includes tales of the Hausa and the Ashanti, the Bantu, the Bushmen, and the Zulu. The narratives, which range from the mythical tale to the humorous anecdote, are divided into four categories:

I. The Universe and Its Beginnings

II. The Animal and His World

III. The Realm of Man

IV. Man and His Fate

Here is a selection of 81 folktales from the many cultures that exist south of the Sahara.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780691017624
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/1970
  • Series: Bollingen Series
  • Pages: 322

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