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Yoruba Trickster Tales - Owomoyela, Oyekan, Professor
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Yoruba Trickster Tales come out of the tradition of evening storytelling, a popular form of entertainment in traditional African societies. A favorite genre among these folktales is the trickster tale, variations of which are found in many cultures around the world. Among the Yoruba of West Africa (mostly in western Nigeria but also in neighboring B???nin), the trickster character is ???j???p???, the tortoise. The repertory of tales about him is seemingly inexhaustible. In this volume Oyekan Owomoyela offers a ...

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Yoruba Trickster Tales 1997, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803286115

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