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Tutuola, Amos

Works: 114 works in 433 publications in 20 languages and 9,027 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Folklore  Juvenile works  Manuscripts  Music  Action and adventure fiction  Fantasy fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Librettist, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PR9387.9.T8,
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My life in the Bush of Ghosts by Amos Tutuola( Book )
76 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 919 libraries worldwide
The adventures of an African boy who strays into the world of the dead where his is lost for twenty-four years. Incorporates many unrecorded African myths
The palm-wine drinkard and his dead palm-wine tapster in the Dead's Town by Amos Tutuola( Book )
45 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 802 libraries worldwide
"Le narrateur possède une plantation de 560 000 palmiers qui lui fournissent suffisamment de vin de palme pour en boire quotidiennement plus de 200 calebasses. Jusqu'au jour maudit où son "malafoutier" (l'homme qui prépare le vin) se tue accidentellement. Il lui faudra aller en chercher un nouveau dans la Ville-des-Morts. Nous suivons les aventures cocasses qui émaillent cette quête. Ce roman nigérian a été traduit en 1953 par Raymond Queneau
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
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 451 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 367 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 359 libraries worldwide
The palm-wine drinkard ; and, My life in the bush of ghosts by Amos Tutuola( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
The ghosts live in the center of the jungle and this tells of what happens to the mortals who venture into the world of the ghosts
The village witch doctor & other stories by Amos Tutuola( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 277 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 135 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 )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 82 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
Mit liv i åndernes skov by Amos Tutuola( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in Danish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Mi vida en el Bosque de los Fantasmas by Amos Tutuola( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The palmwine drinkard Omunti by Kọla Ogunmọla( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in Yoruba and held by 4 libraries worldwide
O bebedor de vinho de palmeira e seu vinhateiro morto na cidade dos mortos by Amos Tutuola( Book )
2 editions published in 1952 in Portuguese and English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Palmvindrinkaren by Amos Tutuola( Book )
4 editions published between 1961 and 1996 in Swedish and English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
[Transcripts of "Africa, interviews with Black African writers and artists, ca. 1962-1969"] ( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
This collection of extensive interviews includes many African authors and artists from Nigeria, South Africa, and other African countries, interviewed by Dennis Duerden, Lewis Nkosi, Robert Serumaga, and others
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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 (253)
Japanese (16)
French (15)
Italian (11)
German (9)
Spanish (9)
Danish (3)
Yoruba (3)
Dutch (3)
Swedish (2)
Polish (2)
Basque (2)
Czech (2)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Romanian (1)
Catalan (1)
Mongolian (1)
Russian (1)
Slovenian (1)
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