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African Folktales in the New World - Folkloristics (Paperback)
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African Folktales in the New World - Folkloristics (Paperback)

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Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 22/11/1992
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These essays... are of immense importance to anyone interested in the issues of origins and folklore texts."-Choice

... this is Bascom at his best.... an attractive and full-bodied book." -Fabula

These essays, devoted to traditional narratives found in Africa and in the New World, represent the last major research project of William Bascom (1912-1981), eminent authority on African art and folklore-his intention was to demonstrate the African roots of African American folktales.

Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253207364
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 28 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm

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