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The black cloth : a collection of African folktales

Author: Bernard Binlin Dadié
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of sixteen African folktales by poet, novelist, critic, and statesman, Bernard Binlin Dadie that represents the oral tradition of his native Ivory Coast.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dadié, Bernard Binlin, 1916-
Black cloth.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1987
(OCoLC)571958472
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Binlin Dadié
ISBN: 0870235567 9780870235566 0870235575 9780870235573
OCLC Number: 14411955
Language Note: Translation of: Le pagne noir.
Notes: Translation of: Le pagne noir.
Description: xxxvi, 140 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The mirror of dearth --
The black cloth --
The pitcher --
Spider's hump --
L'enfant terrible --
Spider's ox --
Spider and the tortoise --
Mother iguana's funeral --
The pig's snout --
The hunter and the boa --
The sacred cow --
The bat's relations --
The yam field --
The dowry --
Spider and his son --
The man who wanted to be king --
Other works by Dadie.
Other Titles: Pagne noir.
Responsibility: Bernard Binlin Dadié ; foreword by Es'kia Mphahlele ; translated by Karen C. Hatch.

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First published in France as Le Pagne Noir: Contes Africains in 1955. The writing of such chronicles of an African childhood was the author's way of coming to terms with the questions every sensitive  Read more...

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These sixteen stories, an exquisite fusion of entertainment and ethics, demonstrate the sophisticated taste for song, epic, pun, riddle, and satire of African people south of the Sahara."-New York Read more...

 
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