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The epic of Kelefaa Saane

Author: Sirifo Camara; Sana Camara
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010.
Series: African epic series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A founding epic in the African praise poetry tradition.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Camara, Sirifo.
Epic of Kelefaa Saane.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009040574
(OCoLC)419874392
Named Person: Kelefa Saane; Kelefa Saane
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sirifo Camara; Sana Camara
ISBN: 9780253004246 0253004241
OCLC Number: 664127167
Language Note: Original Mandinka text and English translation on facing pages.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 185 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits.
Contents: Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; Note on Spelling and Pronunciation; THE EPIC; Annotations to the Mandinka Text; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: African epic series.
Responsibility: Sirifo Camara ; edited and translated by Sana Camara.

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Honors the legendary warrior prince of Kaabu and Mandinka cultural hero, Kelefaa Saane. This title describes Kelefaa's life and exploits, relates what it means to be Mandinka. It offers perspectives  Read more...

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"Historically and literarily important... an excellent teaching tool in courses on African history, literature, oral tradition, and folklore." -Jan Jansen, University of Leiden "All in all, Sana Read more...

 
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