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A Customized Version of Harold Scheub's "The African Storyteller"

Author(s): Matthew Brown

Edition: 1

Copyright: 2017

Pages: 228

Details: Electronic Delivery EBOOK | 180 days |

A Customized Version of Harold Scheub’s “The African Storyteller,” is collection of oral stories from Africa, drawn from sources representing 250 years of history and almost 12 million square miles of geography, has been studied by thousands of people. It may very well be the most widely shared repertoire of African oral traditions outside of the continent.

Map of Africa

The Art of the Storyteller

The Language of Storytelling

The Unborn Child

Salamone the Orphan

The Head of a Masai Woman

The Python’s Shining Stone

Rites of Passage

Notes on the Rites of Passage

The Two Brothers

The Two Hammadis

Lion-child and Cow-child

The Romance of the Fox

Mrile

Myth

Notes on Myth

The Parting of the Waters

|kággen Creates an Eland

God Creates Man and Woman

Isis and Osiris

How Death Came into the World: Five Myths

The Creation

Tricksters

Notes on the Trickster

Abunawas and the Goat’s Horns

Beiho Tricks His Uncles

Two Tar Baby Stories

Turning the Tables on Trickster

Mohammed with the Magic Finger

The Magic Drum

The Hero

Notes on the Hero

Sudika-mbambi

Ibonia

Nyikang and the Sun

Liongo

Rites of Passage and Gender

Notes on Rites of Passage and Gender

The Pregnant Boy

The Girl with One Hand

The Girl without Legs

Thakane and Her Father

Umxakaza-wakogingqwayo

Ngomba’s Basket

Ramaitsoanala

Yarima, Atafa, and the King

Bibliography

Matthew Brown

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