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African folktales

Author: Paul Radin
Publisher: New York : Schocken Books, 1983, ©1952.
Series: Princeton/Bollingen paperbacks, 200.; Bollingen series.
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A selection of eighty-one folktales from the many cultures that exist south of the Sahara, African folktales includes tales of the Hausa and the Ashanti, the Bantu, the Bushmen, and the Zulu. The narratives, which range from the mythical tale to the humorous anecdote, are divided into four categories: I. The universe and its beginnings, II. The animal and his world, III. The realm of man, and IV. Man and his fate.
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African folktales.
New York : Schocken Books, 1983, ©1952
(OCoLC)646844838
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Radin
ISBN: 0805207325 9780805207323
OCLC Number: 8627098
Notes: "Extracted from African folktales and sculpture, Bollingen series XXXII, first published in 1952 and in a revised edition in 1964"--Title page verso.
Reprint. Originally published: [Princeton, N.J.] : Princeton University Press, [1970, ©1952] (Princeton Bollingen paperbacks ; 200) (Bollingen series).
Description: xiii, 322 pages ; 21 cm
Series Title: Princeton/Bollingen paperbacks, 200.; Bollingen series.
Other Titles: African folk tales.
Responsibility: selected and edited by Paul Radin.
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A selection of eighty-one folktales from the many cultures that exist south of the Sahara, African folktales includes tales of the Hausa and the Ashanti, the Bantu, the Bushmen, and the Zulu. The narratives, which range from the mythical tale to the humorous anecdote, are divided into four categories: I. The universe and its beginnings, II. The animal and his world, III. The realm of man, and IV. Man and his fate.

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