TITLE

Sarraounia, an epic?

AUTHOR(S)
Tandina, Ousmane; Bjornson, Richard
PUB. DATE
June 1993
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Summer93, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Examines the epic elements of Abdoulaye Mamani's `Sarraounia,' a modern text which depicts the traditional life of the Azna people of Niger. Characteristics of African oral epic; Understanding literature in context with the society, epoch, and culture.
ACCESSION #
9410060380

 

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