[Mansa-l] Mande tales in English
Tue, 15 Nov 2005 23:02:03 -0500
Another pick is available from this list:
Dr. Kassim Kone's Zirinw ni Manaw, a collection of 25 Bambara folktales first
published in 1994, with English translations.
Quoting "Julie L. Strand" <email@example.com>:
> Oops, you were looking for folktales - then try this one:
> _Nsiirin! Nsiirin! Jula Folktales from West Africa_ by Eren Giray
> (1996, Michigan State University Press). These were collected in the
> region of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, and the book contains the
> original Jula text alongside the English translations.
> At 11:29 AM 11/15/2005, Ingse Skattum wrote:
>> I'm giving a course at the University of Oslo in "African oral
>> literature : theory and texts", in the spring term of 2006. I have so
>> far taught in French, but for the first time I will have students who
>> don't speak French. So I will have to base my course on English
>> translations. The texts will be Manding, and I had planned to use
>> Katrin Pfeiffer's Mandinka Spoken Art to illustrate the genre of
>> tales, but they tell me it's no longer available.
>> Do any of you know of other Manding tales available in English
>> Ingse Skattum
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