Perspectives on mythology: proceedings of a conference organized by the Goethe-Institut and the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana between 21 and 24 October, 1997
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A History of Myths Legends
What is Myth? Esi SutherlandAddy
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Abrefa Ahwenekoko Akan Akan mythology Ananse Ananse's ancestors ancient animals artistic Asante Asantehene Ashanti audience Bagr Bediatuo believed century chapter chief Christian clan contemporary context created creation myths cultural Dagara death deities divine drama drum earth Edda Efunsetan example fact Famished Road folktales Ghana giant gods Golden Stool heroes human hunter Ibid Icelandic idea Igbo king Kumasi legends literature living Lokasenna Mali Malinke Mbore means modern moral mythical Nana Wenchihene narrative narrator nature Nigeria Nketia Nordic mythology Odinn Oduduwa Okpewho Olodumare oral origin Osei Tutu performance person poems poetic poetry political present Rattray recitation reference religion religious rites ritual role sacred Scandinavian scholars Snorri Snorri Sturluson social society Sogolon songs Soumaoro spider story Sundiata Sundiata epic symbolic tale theatre theme traditional trickster University University of Ghana Wenchi West African woman women words Yoruba Yoruba mythology Yorubaland