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The Resource African tales, compiled by Harold Scheub

African tales, compiled by Harold Scheub

Label
African tales
Title
African tales
Statement of responsibility
compiled by Harold Scheub
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The latest work from Harold Scheub, one of the world's leading scholars of African folktales, is the broadest collection yet assembled with tales from the entire continent of Africa, north to south. It brings together mythic, fantastic, and coming-of-age tales, some transcribed more than a hundred years ago, others dating to modern-day Africa. Scheub includes the work of storytellers from major African language groups, as well as many storytellers whose work is not often heard outside of Africa. This anthology offers a classroom-ready collection that should appeal to any scholar of African literature and culture. Realizing that these tales are part of a dying art, Scheub writes for the inner ear in everyone, bringing an oral tradition to life in written form
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
398.2/096
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GR350
LC item number
.A366 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Scheub, Harold
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tales
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Tales
  • Africa
  • Märchen
  • Afrika
  • Englisch
Label
African tales, compiled by Harold Scheub
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-286)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Kwaku Ananse and Aso -- Akenda Mbani -- The cock -- Tale of a lantern -- The favored daughter -- The African -- Dschemil and Dschemila -- Half-a-cock -- The boy and the girl -- Mbewa and Nkerma -- The twin brothers -- Samba Gueladio Diegui -- Fountinndouha -- The man and the leopard -- The two girls -- The fleeing girls and the rock -- The old woman -- Thadhellala -- The cunning young woman -- The little wise woman -- The old woman, her sons, and the python -- Five dead men attend a dance -- The hole in the tree -- The jackal and the little antelope -- Andrianoro -- The hare, the hyena, and the lioness's cave -- Na kimanaueza -- The hyenas and the sage -- Kachirambe -- The girls who went to have teeth made for them -- Nwampfundla -- The young man who was carried off by a lion -- The magic mirror -- Nyajak -- The sultan's wife -- Monyohe -- The physician's son and the king of the snakes -- Untombinde, the tall girl -- The man who passed the night in the middle of the sea -- The hare and the lion -- Spider -- In quest of a wife -- Children of the anthill -- The king and the kini-kini bird -- Untombi-yaphansi -- Conbecantsini
Control code
646740239
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 286 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780299209407
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780299209407
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6083219c-376d-4947-8aae-506cbce44cea
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646740239
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
African tales, compiled by Harold Scheub
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-286)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Kwaku Ananse and Aso -- Akenda Mbani -- The cock -- Tale of a lantern -- The favored daughter -- The African -- Dschemil and Dschemila -- Half-a-cock -- The boy and the girl -- Mbewa and Nkerma -- The twin brothers -- Samba Gueladio Diegui -- Fountinndouha -- The man and the leopard -- The two girls -- The fleeing girls and the rock -- The old woman -- Thadhellala -- The cunning young woman -- The little wise woman -- The old woman, her sons, and the python -- Five dead men attend a dance -- The hole in the tree -- The jackal and the little antelope -- Andrianoro -- The hare, the hyena, and the lioness's cave -- Na kimanaueza -- The hyenas and the sage -- Kachirambe -- The girls who went to have teeth made for them -- Nwampfundla -- The young man who was carried off by a lion -- The magic mirror -- Nyajak -- The sultan's wife -- Monyohe -- The physician's son and the king of the snakes -- Untombinde, the tall girl -- The man who passed the night in the middle of the sea -- The hare and the lion -- Spider -- In quest of a wife -- Children of the anthill -- The king and the kini-kini bird -- Untombi-yaphansi -- Conbecantsini
Control code
646740239
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 286 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780299209407
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780299209407
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6083219c-376d-4947-8aae-506cbce44cea
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646740239
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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