Description - African Folk Tales by Roger D. Abrahams
This masterful addition illuminates a vast and ancient tradition of story telling across the African continent. Drawing on sources that range from the notes of the earliest missionaries to the most recent works of anthropologists and ethnographers, Roger Abrahams renders nearly one hundred stories in a voice evoking the unique, dramatic roots in the song, dance, and ritual performance of the African world.
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(235mm x 155mm x mm)
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
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Author Biography - Roger D. Abrahams
ROGER D. ABRAHAMS is the Hum Rosen Professor (Emeritus) of Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of many books, monographs, and articles on African American, Creole, Caribbean, and American culture. A past president of the American Folklore Society, he lives in Philadelphia.