Pauper, Brawler and Slanderer

Pauper, Brawler and Slanderer

by Amos Tutuola
     
 

Amos Tutuola's tales, drawing on the Yoruba folk tradition and the unique rhythms and idiom of Nigerian English, combine the resonance of universal myth with airs on a range of human vagaries. The leading characters here, as signalled by their nicknames, have all been rejected by patrician parents and forced to set out on what becomes a 'non-return' journey--in the… See more details below

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Amos Tutuola's tales, drawing on the Yoruba folk tradition and the unique rhythms and idiom of Nigerian English, combine the resonance of universal myth with airs on a range of human vagaries. The leading characters here, as signalled by their nicknames, have all been rejected by patrician parents and forced to set out on what becomes a 'non-return' journey--in the visible sense, at least.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780571147144
Publisher:
Faber and Faber
Publication date:
04/01/1987
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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