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Published by Division for Cultural Research, Institute for African Studies, University of Zambia in [Lusaka? .
Written in English


  • Oral tradition -- Zambia.,
  • Senga (African people) -- Social life and customs.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Tobias W.C. Sumaili.
LC ClassificationsDT3058.S46 S86 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17529317M

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  there are different types of oral narratives: a) trickster tales - these are stories in which a character(s) use tricks to cheat the other(s) in order to benefit. The character who play pranks on the other is the wise one and such a character is known as the trickster. on the other hand, the one. 1 The question of the total number of African stories is sometimes canvassed. Numbers like 5,, 7,0 ; 3 First, the basic material. Of actual texts, synopses, and translations of African narratives we have a vast amount. Bascom, in his indispensable survey (Bascom ), lists forty-one peoples for whom collections of fifty or more tales with vernacular texts had been published by The prophetic narrative of church history. Johannes Cocceius (), who originally expounded the "federal view" of the imputation of sin for Reformed theology, held a rather novel interpretation of the Song of Songs. He presented the Song as. a prophetical narrative of the transactions and events that are to happen in the Church. The book is available as a free pdf and ebook download thanks to the generous support of interested readers and organisations, who made donations using the crowd-funding website Oral Literature in Africa is part of the World Oral Literature Series published in conjunction with the World Oral Literature Project.