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African folktales in the New World, William Bascom

Label
African folktales in the New World
Title
African folktales in the New World
Statement of responsibility
William Bascom
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1912-1981
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bascom, William Russell
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
GR111.A47
LC item number
B37 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Tales
  • Tales
  • Blacks
  • Tales
  • Volksverhalen
  • Noirs
  • Contes africains
  • Noirs
  • Contes africains
  • Volkserzählung
  • African Americans
  • Blacks
  • African Americans
  • Blacks
  • Tales
  • Schwarzafrika
  • Schwarze
  • USA
  • Africa
  • America
  • United States
Label
African folktales in the New World, William Bascom
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First appeared in Research in African literatures from 1976 to 1982"--Foreword
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Ọbas's ear: a Yoruba myth in Cuba and Brazil -- The talking skull refuses to talk -- Trickster seeks endowments -- Measuring the snake -- Challenging birds (insects) to fill a container -- Milking a cow (deer) stuck in a tree -- Bird's head (leg) under its wing -- Inside cow's (elephant's) belly -- Deer's hoof and ear -- Dog and dog head -- Holding the rock -- Taught an incriminating song (saying) -- Moon splits hare's lip (nose) -- Dogs rescue master in tree refuge -- Agreement to sell mothers -- Agreement to kill mothers -- "Cutta cord-la" -- Knock dust (water) out of rock -- Waiting on the Lord -- Birds' fasting (singing) contest -- Diving contest
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 243 p.
Isbn
9780253207364
Isbn Type
(pa)
Lccn
91046789
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25048839
  • (OCoLC)ocm25048839
Label
African folktales in the New World, William Bascom
Publication
Note
"First appeared in Research in African literatures from 1976 to 1982"--Foreword
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Ọbas's ear: a Yoruba myth in Cuba and Brazil -- The talking skull refuses to talk -- Trickster seeks endowments -- Measuring the snake -- Challenging birds (insects) to fill a container -- Milking a cow (deer) stuck in a tree -- Bird's head (leg) under its wing -- Inside cow's (elephant's) belly -- Deer's hoof and ear -- Dog and dog head -- Holding the rock -- Taught an incriminating song (saying) -- Moon splits hare's lip (nose) -- Dogs rescue master in tree refuge -- Agreement to sell mothers -- Agreement to kill mothers -- "Cutta cord-la" -- Knock dust (water) out of rock -- Waiting on the Lord -- Birds' fasting (singing) contest -- Diving contest
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 243 p.
Isbn
9780253207364
Isbn Type
(pa)
Lccn
91046789
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25048839
  • (OCoLC)ocm25048839

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