TITLE

How not to treat African folklore

AUTHOR(S)
Okpewho, Isidore
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Fall96, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p119
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Talks about the study of oral African epic in Thomas Hale's `The Epic of Askia Mohammed.' Publication of texts from different African communities; Portraits provided by the texts; Concentration of attention on one figure; `Undecipherable' lines and phrases in Hale's work.
ACCESSION #
9704022088

 

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