Book of African Fables

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Pages:356
ISBN:0-7734-7544-3
978-0-7734-7544-1
Price:$239.95
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This book of African fables gives examples of the interplay of animals and human beings in the folk tale. The aspects of behavior of the animals represents the character of a human being. These tales are those specifically for children, and can be classified on the basis of their purpose, e.g. whether they are for young chiefs, girls, or ‘underdogs’. A long introduction puts the work into literary and historical context.

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