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Bantu tales

by Virginia Holladay

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales,
  • Africa,
  • Folklore,
  • Bantu-speaking peoples

  • About the Edition

    Nineteen Bantu tales collected by a missionary school teacher during her twenty-four years in the Congo.

    Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Louise Crane. Woodcuts by Rocco Negri
    ContributionsNegri, Rocco, illus
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.H743 Ban
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p.
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24763100M
    ISBN 100670147982
    LC Control Number79102927

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    The Name of the Tree: A Bantu Tale. Lottridge, Celia Barker (Author) In the end, this book will be most treasured for its cadence of language: “Ungalli, Ungalli, the name of the tree is Ungalli.” Talk about the structure of myths and folk tales, then write your own folk tale with a lesson.   Buy a cheap copy of The Name of the Tree: A Bantu Folktale book by Celia Barker Lottridge. When a drought spreads through the land of the short grass, the animals set out across the great plain to find food. Their only hope for survival is a tree with a Free shipping over $/5(3).

      The fables were gathered from people in the Congo Basin and illustrated with a touch of magical realism in the new book Congo Tales: Told By The People Of . Abstract. Negro tales, fables and short stories are remarkable genres in winch the black people have achieved indisputable perfection. One cannot deny that this kind of literature, which has been mostly preserved by oral tradition, possesses considerable educative value, for both children and : Vladimír Klíma, Karel František Růžička, Petr Zima.


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Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hertslet, Jessie. Bantu folk tales, seven stories. Cape Town: African Bookman,   The People of Mbomo Tell Their Stories In “Congo Tales,” a new book about the second-largest tropical forest in the world, the story of a people and their home comes alive.

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The characters are vivid and the style that of a traditional. Myths and Legends of the Bantu () Folklore, legends, folk tales and stories from the Bantu people of sub-Saharan Africa.

IN the 19 th C. BANTU was the generally accepted name for those natives of South Africa (the great majority) who are neither Hottentots nor Bushmen-that is to say, mainly, the Zulus, Xosas, Basuto, and Bechuana -to whom may be added the Thongas (Shangaans) of the Delagoa.

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A collection of thirteen tales, taken from the folkloric traditions of the Bantu-speaking peoples of Africa, Kathleen Arnott's Tales of Temba follows its titular hero from birth through marriage, presenting the reader with an exciting range of adventure stories. In The Hyena's Egg, Temba is able to walk and talk just days after being born, and must contend with the hyena who is determined to /5.

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External links. Myths and Legends of the Bantu (entire text).The Bantu beliefs are the system of beliefs and legends of the Bantu people of gh Bantu peoples account for several hundred different ethnic groups, there is a high degree of homogeneity in Bantu cultures and customs, just as in Bantu languages.

The phrase "Bantu mythology" usually refers to the common, recurring themes that are found in all or most Bantu cultures.Sebgugugu the Glutton: A Bantu Tale from Rwanda Verna Aardema, Author, Nancy Clouse, Illustrator Wm.

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