The singing anthill: Ogoni folk tales

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Saros, 1991 - Literary Criticism - 144 pages
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The folk tales reflect the occupations of the Ogoni - fishing, farming and hunting; and give insight into the customs and observances of their society. Their penchant for satire and the comic are displayed, together with the values of their civilization. The centre of most of the stories is Kuru, the Tortoise, known for his cunning and wisdom, who recognises the supreme intelligence of the oracle.

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Authors Note ix
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The Promise
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Crime and Punishment
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