Bantu Myths and Other Tales

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Jan Knappert
Brill Archive, 1977 - Bantu-speaking peoples - 181 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Myths
11
The Parents who gave Birth to a Witchchild Kongo
14
How One becomes a Sorcerer
17
The WereLeopard or How to Become a Wild Beast
18
The CrocodileMan
21
The Tebo Spirit
22
Tsimona Mambu the Seer of Things Dilembe of Western Zaire
24
Tangalimlibo She Who Walks by Moonlight LubaKasai
50
Mutipi and the WereLion Ronga
54
The Girl and the RiverGod Ronga
58
The Vindictive Fruits Ronga
63
The Ambibuccal Tribe Ronga
65
Titichanes Cat Ronga
69
The Twofaced ManEaters Soto
71
Legends
76

The Creation Myth of the Bakuba Zaire
34
The Myth of Origin of the Zulus Natal
37
Usitungu and the Pigeons Zulu
38
The Mother of the Animals Zulu
40
The Human Hyenas Kwango
43
The Sorcerer who Ate the Wrong Vegetables
44
The Daughter of the MoonKing Kimbundu
46
How to Kill a Kishi
49
Sagas
87
Fables
98
Proverb Tales
111
Epic Tales
160
True Stories
170
General Index
177
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