African Folktales

African Folktales

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by Roger D. 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.

Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library  See more details below

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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.

Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Library Journal
This volume sports a hefty 95 stories gleaned from the notes of the earliest missionaries on up to recent anthropological studies. Abrahams admits that reading the stories lacks the full impact of hearing them told aloud but contends that they can nonetheless still be enjoyed. The stories feature numerous illustrations. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394721170
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/28/1983
Series:
Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
768,844
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.98(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

ROGER D. ABRAHAMS is a former president of the American Folklore Society. Among his most recent books are African Folktales, African American Folktales, After Africa (with John Szwed), and Singing the Master.

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African Folktales 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
His pelt is bright red and his eyes are blue. He is curious and wasborn in Twolegplace.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Bio at 'fate' res three im not writing that again im on a nook.
Tam Nguyen More than 1 year ago
Hi