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Allegories of the Wilderness : Ethics and Ambiguity in Kuranko Narratives :  Ethics and Ambiguity in Kuranko Narratives - Michael Jackson

Allegories of the Wilderness : Ethics and Ambiguity in Kuranko Narratives

Ethics and Ambiguity in Kuranko Narratives

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..". a model of judiciousness and integrative analysis... " -- Research in African Literatures

Poet and anthropologist Michael Jackson brings to this study of the folktales of the Kuranko people of Sierra Leone a sensitivity to the philosophical nuances of literature.

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. 1
Form and Play in Kuranko Fictionp. 32
During a Time of Great Hungerp. 68
Hare and Hyenap. 90
Prevented Transitionsp. 123
Reciprocitiesp. 157
Men and Womenp. 199
Co-Wives, Orphans, and Miraculous Interventionsp. 233
Directionsp. 261
Appendixp. 277
Notesp. 289
Glossary of Kuranko Wordsp. 305
Referencesp. 309
Indexp. 321
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ISBN: 9780253304711
ISBN-10: 0253304717
Series: African Systems of Thought
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: November 1982
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.86