Liberian folklore a compilation of ninety-nine folktales with some proverbs by A. Doris Banks Henries

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Published by Macmillan in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Liberia.

Subjects:

  • Folklore -- Liberia.,
  • Tales -- Liberia.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby A. Doris Banks Henries.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR360.L5 H4
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 152 p.
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5642893M
LC Control Number68075094

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Doris Banks Henries Liberian folklore book view - A. Doris Banks Henries Snippet view - Politician and author Wilton G. Sankawulo published many collections of poems and stories which later became praised anthologies on Liberian folklore and wider African literary tradition entitled, More Modern African stories.

His most celebrated book is. Liberian folklore from five counties. Monrovia: Society of Liberian Authors, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Society of Liberian Authors.

OCLC Number: Description: 3, pages ; 27 cm. The adventure of Fala Wubo and Seimaile Halingi’s hunt for a new land, a place to call their home, is one of the most interesting Liberian folklore book must read stories among those captured in the Legends of Liberia. A story set in Lofa County among the Kissi and Gbandi peoples, Fala and Seimaile, whose father was.

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His second book, The Liberian Administrative System: The Legislature, came out infollowed by his first novel, Famous Liberian Folklore later year. His other books include, Basis of Banking, The Liberian Financial System and Proverbs from Liberia.

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Sherif, whose debut novel, “Land of My Fathers” resembles “She Would Be King,” (both are inspired by Liberian folklore and take on the Author: Lovia Gyarkye. Award-winning actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee retells a timeless tale of strength and leadership in Two Ways to Count to Ten: A Liberian Folktale, illustrated by Susan Meddaugh.

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Lippert. This books teaches the lesson of cooperation through the story of how the body was formed/5. His second book, The Liberian Administrative System: The Legislature, came out infollowed by his first novel, Famous Liberian Folklore later year.

His other books include, Basis of Banking, The Liberian Financial System and Proverbs from Liberia.5/5. Author Stephen Chicoine, in his book, A Liberian Family, writes about a Liberian family who fled to the United States in to escape the civil war.

Chicoine details their new life in Houston, Texas, including problems adjusting to living in a small apartment, low-wage jobs for the adults, and isolation from their culture.

Moore, 35, presents a marvellous blend of real history and magical realism spiced with anecdotes form Liberian folklore, and superstitions such as the taboo around cats and the living dead. Wayetu Moore says her book was inspired by a story from her childhood. At last Saturday’s book launching, Burrowes recollected his love affair with Liberia’s historical folklore.

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This list of folktales from African kicks off my series of book lists featuring folktales from around the ss to say, Africa is a diverse continent, with no single culture and so just like Appalachian tales do not reflect stories from the Wild West, neither do Liberian folk stories reflect Egyptian culture.

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The Kru, Vai, Malinke, and other peoples, as well as the descendants of the American Negroes, have a rich folklore (tales, legends, fables, sayings, aphorisms, and songs).

In the book Historical Legends and Folklore of the Grebo Tribe was published. In the ’s, Wasolu Dualu, writing in the Vai language, produced the first history of. A Liberian Folklore AÂ marriage is a deep and loving friendship, one in which love is strong that each would sacrifice for the other.

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