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The Resource African folktales : traditional stories of the Black world, selected and retold by Roger D. Abrahams

African folktales : traditional stories of the Black world, selected and retold by Roger D. Abrahams

Label
African folktales : traditional stories of the Black world
Title
African folktales
Title remainder
traditional stories of the Black world
Statement of responsibility
selected and retold by Roger D. Abrahams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of 95 tales from the region south of of the Sahara Desert--stories from over 40 tribe-related myths of creation, tales of epic deeds, ghost stories and tales set in both the animal and human realms
Member of
Summary
Gathers stories about ghosts, kings, clever animals, mischief makers, devils, foolish humans and the origin of things
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242781
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/096
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GR350
LC item number
.A27 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
The Pantheon fairy tale and folklore library
Target audience
adult
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traditional stories of the Black world
Label
African folktales : traditional stories of the Black world, selected and retold by Roger D. Abrahams
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 345-348
Contents
Tales of wonder from the great ocean of story -- Stories to discuss and even argue about -- Tales of trickster and other ridiculous creatures: tales to entertain -- Tales in praise of great doings -- Making a way through life
Control code
192134
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 354 p.
Isbn
9780394502366
Lccn
83002474
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm09323636
  • (OCoLC)9323636
Label
African folktales : traditional stories of the Black world, selected and retold by Roger D. Abrahams
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 345-348
Contents
Tales of wonder from the great ocean of story -- Stories to discuss and even argue about -- Tales of trickster and other ridiculous creatures: tales to entertain -- Tales in praise of great doings -- Making a way through life
Control code
192134
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 354 p.
Isbn
9780394502366
Lccn
83002474
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm09323636
  • (OCoLC)9323636

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