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Limba stories and story-telling

Ruth H. Finnegan

Limba stories and story-telling

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Leone,
  • Sierra Leone.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Sierra Leone -- History and criticism.,
    • Limba (African people) -- Folklore.,
    • Oral tradition -- Sierra Leone.,
    • Storytelling -- Sierra Leone.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[compiled and translated by] Ruth Finnegan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR352.32.L53 F56 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 352 p. ;
      Number of Pages352
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4110936M
      ISBN 100313227233
      LC Control Number80025904
      OCLC/WorldCa6916178


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1 Occasions of story-telling 2 The audience 3 The story-teller 4 Style and technique in story-telling 5 Style and form 5 The genesis of Limba stories 1 Individual authorship and tradition 2 'New' Limba stories 3 The genesis of stories-the Limba view 4 General conclusion Part II The Stories.

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Limba stories and story-telling. Oxford, Clarendon P., (OCoLC) The Limba are rice farmers of northern Sierra Leone. This detailed study of their stories, collected and translated by Ruth Finnegan, emphasizes the importance of actual delivery in these orally transmitted tales, the part played by the story-teller, and the changing forms arising from the originality of individual narrators.

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