The Open UniversitySkip to content
 

Oral literature in Africa (rev.ed.)

Finnegan, Ruth (2012). Oral literature in Africa (rev.ed.). World Oral Literature series, 1. Cambridge: Open Book.

URL: http://www.openbookpublishers.com/product/97/oral-...
Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar

Abstract

An account, based on primary and secondary material from a wide range of African, European and transhistorical and interdisciplinary sources, of the knowledge and analysis of the extensive unwritten literatures of Africa, with an updating new introduction, references and illustrations together with supplementary audio material on the web. Widely regarded as the classic text on the subject it is now for the first time free to read and download in its entirety

Item Type: Authored Book
Copyright Holders: 2012 The Author
ISBN: 1-906924-70-8, 978-1-906924-70-6
Extra Information: Additional material on the web, free
Keywords: literature; folklore; anthropology; sociology; Africa; epic
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Sociology
Item ID: 34364
Depositing User: Ruth Finnegan
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2012 08:47
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:17
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/34364
Share this page:

Actions (login may be required)

View Item
Report issue / request change

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340   general-enquiries@open.ac.uk