A Bibliography of African Epic

Westley, David
December 1991
Research in African Literatures;Winter1991, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p99
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
The article focuses on the bibliography of African epic. Work on this bibliography meant consulting existing bibliographies first. For African oral traditions as a whole there are two bibliographic sources. These are Veronica Görög's "Littérature Orale d'Afrique Noire: Bibliographie Analytique" and Harold Scheub's "African Oral Narratives, Proverbs, Riddles, Poetry and Song: An Annotated Bibliography." The bibliography begins by covering general and comparative works then proceeds alphabetically by language.


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