Storytelling Songs of Zulu Women
Recording Archetypal Rites of Passage and Mythic Paths
Presents a study of two Zulu women, storytellers, one who performed stories in 1868, the other in 1972. These two African women, whose stories, in their similarities and variations, provide insights into the nature of stories and the evolving of stories from one generation to the next.
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"...apart from the truly remarkable tales it contains, this book is a landmark in the scholarship on African oral narratives..." - Professor Joseph L. Mbele, St. Olaf College"