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African Folktales in the New World

African Folktales in the New World( )
Author: Bascom, William W.
Series title:Folkloristics Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 1992
Publisher:Indiana University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $32.00
Book Description:

"These essays . . . are of immense importance to anyone interested in the issues of origins and folklore texts." --Choice

" . . . this is Bascom at his best. . . . an attractive and full-bodied book." --Fabula

These essays, devoted to traditional narratives found in Africa and in the New World, represent the last major research project of William Bascom (1912-1981), eminent authority on African art and folklore--his intention was to demonstrate the African roots...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / American / African American Studies
Literary Criticism / American / General
Literary Criticism / African
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.032 cm
Book Weight:0.454 Kilograms

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