Embracing the Baobab Tree: The African Proverb in the 21st Century

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Willem A. Saayman
University of South Africa, Jan 1, 1997 - History - 269 pages
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This volume focuses on analysing the meaning of proverbs within Africa. The context in which a proverb is uttered, determines meaning, so this increases the difficulty of explaining proverbs exhaustively.

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Contents

Modern paremiology in retrospect and prospect W Mieder
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proverbs
49
a methodological
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