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The uncoiling python : South African storytellers and resistance

Author: Harold Scheub
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The oral and written traditions of the Africans of South Africa have provided an understanding of their past and the way the past relates to the present. These traditions continue to shape the past  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scheub, Harold.
Uncoiling python.
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)1002032862
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Scheub
ISBN: 9780821419212 0821419218 9780821419229 0821419226
OCLC Number: 489720617
Description: xvi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prelude : the uncoiling python --
Metaphor : inevitable encounters, tools for analysis --
San metaphor : "--and feel a story in the wind" --
The Nguni artist : the collapsing of time --
Postlude : surviving 350 years.
Other Titles: South African storytellers and resistance
Responsibility: Harold Scheub.

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"With this book, Scheub continues his important contribution to the study and preservation of African tales by proposing that the tradition of tale-telling contributed to the subversion of colonial Read more...

 
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