African Folktales

African Folktales

by Paul Radin
     
 

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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

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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

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ISBN-13:
9780691017624
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
11/21/1970
Series:
Princeton Legacy Library Series
Pages:
322

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