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Oral Epics from Africa: . Africa Today "It is difficult to imagine a more practical introduction to contemporary African epic than this anthology.

Oral Epics from Africa is a collection of textual extracts from a wide range of African epics. The collection of twenty-five oral epics from West Africa proposes to be no more than an introduction to the African epic as a tradition. It is aimed at teachers of epic as a genre, but is useful for other related disciplines

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Epic of Bamana Segu (or Epic of Bambara Segu) is one of the longest epics recorded in Africa. The epic was composed by Bambara people in the 19th century. Oral Epics from Africa: Vibrant Voices from a Vast Continent. Indiana University Press. p. 34. ISBN 978-0-253-21110-1. The epic was composed by Bambara people in the 19th century The epic became a part of Bambara oral tradition and was continuously performed by Malian griots.

Oral epics from Africa: vibrant voices from a vast continent. xxii, 331 pp. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1997. - Volume 64 Issue 1 - MARTIN ORWIN.

Long live the African storytellers!" -Africa Today.

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies. Volume 64, Issue 1. February 2001, pp. 101-152. JOHN WILLIAM JOHNSON, THOMAS A. HALE and STEPHEN BELCHER (e. : Oral epics from Africa: vibrant voices from a vast continent.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Oral Epics from Africa: Vibrant Voices from a.It seems incredible that heretofore there has t been an introductory anthology of African epics presented in English.

It seems incredible that heretofore there has t been an introductory anthology of African epics presented in English. Western culture traces its literary heritage to such well-kwn epics as the Iliad and the Odyssey and Gilgamesh. But is only recently that scholars have turned their attention toward capturing the rich oral tradition that is still alive in Africa today.