African Folktales (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)
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African Folktales (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

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Gathers stories about ghosts, kings, clever animals, mischief makers, devils, foolish humans and the origin of things.
Paperback, 384 pages
Published August 12th 1983 by Pantheon Books (first published January 1st 1983)
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Helmut
Anthropologie in Geschichtenform

Wer an diesen Band in Erwartung von afrikanischen Grimmschen Märchen herangeht, wird überrascht: Ein Großteil der Geschichten passt nicht in dieses Schema von "Gutenacht-Geschichten". Insgesamt ist die Lektüre nicht die allereinfachste, denn die erzählten Geschichten sind oft sprunghaft, ohne Fokus und nicht linear. Manchmal hat man den Eindruck, der Erzähler erfindet sie während er spricht. Man merkt die vielen unterschiedlichen Kulturen und auch Quellen, aus den...more
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