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African folk tales

by Charlotte Leslau

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Published by Peter Pauper Press in Mount Vernon, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Charlotte & Wolf Leslau ; with decorations by Grisha Dotzenko
    ContributionsPeter Pauper Press
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.1 .L43Af, GR350 .L4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24756531M
    OCLC/WorldCa2648831

    African Folk Tales. There is an interesting narration to tell how African Folk Tales were born. The African people say: The mouse goes everywhere into rich people's houses and into the poorest people's houses, too. In the old days the mouse made . Summary: A collection of South African folk tales from the early 's. Tales about animals including The Monkey's Fiddle, Jackal And Monkey, The White Man And Snake, The Lioness And The Ostrich, Elephant And Tortoise, When Lion Could Fly and The Judgment Of Baboon.

    The folk tales and stories of the San are unique in many ways, as it bring to life the magic of the African wildlife and educate at the same time. With one of the oldest cultures in the world, the Bushmen of Southern Africa has a rich story-telling culture. Rangers and Safari guides, working and living in the wilderness areas of Namibia, often. The hare and the tortoise (Somalia) - admin. The hare and the tortoise This version of the old story, which we all know in the version made famous by Aesop, was told to me in London by Zarah, a refugee from Somalia. Hare was a very vain creature. He was always going around putting o The hunter and the lion - Frans Timmermans.

      The Paperback of the African Myths and Folk Tales by Carter Godwin Woodson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be : Dover Publications. South-African Folk-Tales, by James A. Honeÿ, [], full text etext at Sacred Texts Africa Buy this Book on Kindle. SOUTH-AFRICAN FOLK-TALES BY JAMES A. HONEŸ, M.D. [] Contents Start Reading Text [Zipped] This is a collection of South African folklore collected during the 19th century.


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