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The Mwindo epic, from the Banyanga, Congo Republic. Edited and translated by Daniel Biebuyck and Kahombo C. Mateene.

Author: MWINDO EPIC.; Daniel P BIEBUYCK; Kahombo C MATEENE
Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1971.
Series: California paperbacks. no. CAL233
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Presenting the feats of the hero Mwindo, this title covers an epic which was sung and narrated in a Bantu language and acted out by a member of the Nyanga tribe in the remote forest regions of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: MWINDO EPIC.; Daniel P BIEBUYCK; Kahombo C MATEENE
ISBN: 0520020499 9780520020498
OCLC Number: 752866156
Notes: English & Nyanga.
Description: pages viii, 213. 21 cm.
Series Title: California paperbacks. no. CAL233

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"The richness of content and the variety of literary forms of this epic are quite amazing. . . . It is a macrocosm of Nyanga life and culture. . . . A classic of African oral literature."--"Research Read more...

 
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