Fortunes of Wangrin

ISBN-10: 025321226X

ISBN-13: 9780253212269

Edition: 1999

Authors: Aina Pavolini Taylor, Abiola Irele, Amadou Hampat� B�, Amadou Hampaté Bâ

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List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 3/22/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Amadou Hampat� B was a distinguished Malian poet and scholar of African oral tradition and precolonial history.Aina Pavolini Taylor is an independent translator with wide experience of Africa, now living and working in Italy.F. Abiola Irele is a professor in the Department of Black Studies at Ohio State University.

The Birth
First Confrontation
The Beginning of a Career
Where the Calamities of Some ...
The Storm Breaks
The Count's Messenger
The Trial
The Donkey Who Drank Honey
Romo's Son and Beautiful Pugubila
The Death of a Great Chief and What Came of It
The Ambush
The Calamitous Bird's Egg
A Cumbersome Turban
Where Each Gets His Due
The Dream of the Fulbe Shepherdess
Pretty Much in the Lion's Jaws
Where Wangrin Is Off Once Again to a Good Start
A Profitable Pledge
The Reconversion
An Elephant's Tale
A Disquieting Arrival
Pretty Doe of the Markets
Two Birds with One Stone
A Narrow Escape
... In Which Romo Keeps His Promise ... and Wangrin His
A Souvenir "Crafted by Wangrin"
First Warning: The Hausa Geomancer
Madame White-White
Second and Third Warnings: A Fatal Oversight and the Sacred Python
Madame "Good Offices"
An Irreparable Loss
Last Warning: The Dove with a Black Ring Circling Half Her Neck
Philosopher Tramp
The Three Bloods and Death
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