Gassire's Lute: A West African Epic

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Alta Jablow
Waveland Press, 1991 - Literary Criticism - 62 pages
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This is the translated tale of wars & heroes, it recounts the fall of the city-state Wagadu, & tells how Gassire renounces his noble birth to become his people's first bard.

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It is a short read at only 41 pages and enticing. Although the story and culture are West African I believe the short story has the ability to transcend cultures. It is tragic and, at times, confusing ... Read full review

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