African folktales in the New World

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Indiana University Press, 1976 - Literary Criticism - 243 pages
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These essays, devoted to traditional narratives found in Africa and in the New World, represent the last major research project of William Bascom (1912-1981), eminent authority on African art and folklore. His intention was to demonstrate the African roots of African American folktales.

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A Yoruba Myth in Cuba
1
TWO The Talking Skull Refuses to Talk
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THREE Trickster Seeks Endowments
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