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The Tongue Is Fire

South African Storytellers and Apartheid

The Tongue Is Fire( )
Author: Scheub, Harold
ISBN:978-0-299-15093-8
Publication Date:Oct 1996
Publisher:University of Wisconsin Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

     In the years between the Sharpeville Massacre of 1960 and the Soweto Uprising of 1976--a period that was both the height of the apartheid system in South Africa and, in retrospect, the beginning of its end--Harold Scheub went to Africa to collect stories.      With tape-recorder and camera in hand, Scheub registered the testaments of Swati, Xhosa, Ndebele, and Zulu storytellers, farming people who lived in the remote reaches of...
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