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Tutuola, Amos

Works: 123 works in 450 publications in 16 languages and 8,818 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folklore  Juvenile works  Manuscripts  Action and adventure fiction  Pictorial works  Fantasy fiction  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Librettist, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR9387.9.T8, 823
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Publications about Amos Tutuola
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Publications by Amos Tutuola, published posthumously.
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The palm-wine drinkard and his dead palm-wine tapster in the Dead's Town by Amos Tutuola( Book )
107 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,576 libraries worldwide
Un livre mythique publié dès 1953 dans la traduction de Queneau. Premier roman de Amos Tutuola (1920-1997), dont l'oeuvre comprend aujourd'hui six romans traduits en une dizaine de langues
Pauper, brawler, and slanderer by Amos Tutuola( Book )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Drawing on the Yoruba folk tradition, Amos Tutuola's tales combine the resonance of universal myth with reflections on a range of human vagaries. The leading characters are all forced to embark on journeys of no return. There is a ploughing competition for the hand of the beautiful Popondoro, and the reign of Pauper and Slanderer in the town of women is inevitably brief. This is Tutuola at his most vivid, funny and imaginative
My life in the Bush of Ghosts by Amos Tutuola( Book )
18 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 462 libraries worldwide
"My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, Amos Tutuola's second novel, was first published in 1954. It tells the tale of a small boy who wanders into the heart of a fantastic African forest, the dwelling place of innumerable wild, grotesque and terrifying beings. He is captured by ghosts, buried alive and wrapped up in spider webs, but after several years he marries and accepts his new existence." -- Back cover
The witch-herbalist of the remote town by Amos Tutuola( Book )
21 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Because they have had no children after four years of marriage, a hunter embarks on a six-year quest in search of the Witch-Mother, who can provide a cure for infertility
Feather woman of the jungle by Amos Tutuola( Book )
25 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and French and held by 449 libraries worldwide
"[T]he people of a Yoruba village gather on ten memorable nights to hear the stories and wisdom of their chief."--Back cover
The brave African huntress by Amos Tutuola( Book )
22 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 366 libraries worldwide
After 18-year-old Adebisi inherits her father's hunting profession, she searches for her four brothers who vanished in the Jungle of the Pygmies before she was born
Simbi and the satyr of the dark jungle by Amos Tutuola( Book )
18 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 360 libraries worldwide
The village witch doctor & other stories by Amos Tutuola( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 276 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories drawn from Yoruba legend and tradition, containing characters from folklore, archetypal figures from Yoruba society and the supernatural
Ajaiyi and his inherited poverty by Amos Tutuola( Book )
10 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
"This is the story of Ajaiyi, a man born into poverty who is determined to improve his situation. In the hope of finding the money he needs, he travels through unfamiliar lands filled with strange creatures. He meets the Spirit of Fire with its huge feathered head and flaming body, and receives assistance from a wizard and a unicorn. Yet, in the end, the answer to his woes is not far from home."--Publisher's website:
The wild hunter in the Bush of the Ghosts by Amos Tutuola( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Yoruba folktales by Amos Tutuola( Book )
9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Fortællinger - fra Nigeria - hvis handling bygger på Yoruba-eventyr i mundtlig tradition
Winds of change : modern short stories from black Africa by Chinua Achebe( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Il cacciatore e la donna-elefante by Amos Tutuola( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in Italian and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Der Palmweintrinker und sein toter Palmweinzapfer in der Totenstadt by Amos Tutuola( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in German and English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Belletristik : Nigeria ; Märchen (20. Jh.)
Der Palmweintrinker : Ein modernes Märchen aus Afrika by Amos Tutuola( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in German and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Palmevinsdrankeren by Amos Tutuola( Book )
5 editions published in 1962 in Danish and English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
O bebedor de vinho de palma by Amos Tutuola( Book )
5 editions published in 1980 in 3 languages and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Mit liv i åndernes skov by Amos Tutuola( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in Danish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
This is what hatred did by Cristina De Middel( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Amos Tutuola by Harold Reeves Collins( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in Undetermined and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Kuusankosken Kaupunginkirjasto provides information about the Nigerian writer Amos Tutuola (1920-1997), who write in English, and is best remembered for his novel entitled "The Palm-wine Drunkard," which was published in 1952. Kuusankosken Kaupunginkirjasto presents a biographical sketch of Tutuola and a selected bibliography of his published works. Tutuola's books include "My Life in the Bush of Ghosts" (1954), "The Feather Woman of the Jungle" (1962), and "Witch-Herbalist of the Remote Town" (1981)
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Alternative Names
Amos Tutuola nigerianischer Schriftsteller
Amos Tutuola nigeriansk författare
Amos Tutuola nigeriansk skribent
Amos Tutuola schrijver uit Nigeria (1920-1997)
Amos Tutuola scrittore nigeriano
Tutuola, Amos.
Тутуола, Амос
അമോസ് ടുട്ടുവോള
チュツオーラ, エイモス
チュツオーラ, エモイス
テュテュオーラ, A
English (258)
French (19)
Japanese (16)
German (9)
Italian (9)
Danish (6)
Spanish (6)
Portuguese (3)
Dutch (3)
Romanian (2)
Chinese (1)
Basque (1)
Catalan (1)
Mongolian (1)
Swedish (1)
Korean (1)
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