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3 edition of Gambian folk tales and fables found in the catalog.

Gambian folk tales and fables

Cornelius Gomez

Gambian folk tales and fables

by Cornelius Gomez

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Ndab Li Productions in [Banjul, Gambia] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gambia.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Gambia.,
    • Folklore -- Gambia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementnarrated by Cornelius Gomez ; edited by Awa Jaw-Auber.
      ContributionsJaw-Auber, Awa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR352.9 .G66 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination113 p. :
      Number of Pages113
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3732158M
      LC Control Number2003390264
      OCLC/WorldCa51775813

        Shady Practices: Agroforestry and Gender Politics in The Gambia Folk Tales and Fables from the Gambia by Dembo Fanta Bojang The Gambia Affair: Portrait of a Scam by Paul Olson Chaff On The Wind: A Novel by Ebou Dibba Folktales From The Gambia: Wolof Fictional Narratives by Emil A. Magel Fafa: An Idyll on the Banks of a River: A Novel by Ebou Dibba. These traditional stories may be fairy tales and fables. Folktales may be more culturally specific but contain concepts and truths that transcend cultures. This list of books of fairy tales, folktales, and fables are great for foundational literacy and are a good starting point to introduce these traditional stories to your preschoolers.

      Fairy Tales Fables Tall Tales Books Showing of 43 Mary Had a Little Lab (Hardcover) by. Sue Fliess (Goodreads Author) (shelved 1 time as fairy-tales-fables-tall-tales) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read. b A Battle Between Frost and Whirlwind; b A Bird in Search of a Mate; b A Blow in the Dark; b A Bridegroom for Miss Mole; b Baba Yaga; b Baba Yaga (Arthur Ransome version); b Babouscka; b Bahloo the Moon and the Daens; b Balanced Rock; b Baldur; b Ball-Carrier and the Bad One; b Bamboo and the Turtle; b Barbara, the Grazier's Wife; b Batcha and the Dragon: The Story of a Shepherd Who Slept All.

      Reading Reading Books, LLC PO Box Reading, PA Tel. Fax [email protected]   Fairy tales, fables, tall tales, and folktales – they are all similar in some ways. All of these types of stories fall under or are a sub-genre to what we know as folklore. Basically, folklore is a type of story passed down orally from person to person. They share many common themes.


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Gambian folk tales and fables by Cornelius Gomez Download PDF EPUB FB2

Folk Tales and Fables from The Gambia. Volume 1 by Dembo Fanta Bojang, Sukai Mbye Bojang. The stories narrate the tricks, deceit and greed of hyena in all his relationships.

These traits come out strongly in the tales entitled: 'the cow, hyena, lion and hare share a home', 'hyena and hare go in search of food' and 'the hyena and the hare. Folk Tales and Fables from the Gambia. Volume 1 book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The stories narrate the tricks, dece /5. In Folk Tales and Fables of the Gambia, Volume 3, both the cultural practices of Gambian folk tales and fables book Gambian people and the behavior traits for which such animals as elephants, hyenas, snakes and tigers are well-known, are portrayed in all their uniqueness and richness, making this a collection of short stories to be treasured by both old and young.4/5(1).

Folk Tales and Fables from The Gambia: Volume 3 edited by Sukai Mbye Bojang. This selection of ten stories was gathered from the Wollof, Mandingo and Jola people.

The story of 'Boppi Jerreh' has been much narrated by the Wollof people of Banjul, the fisher folk of Barra, and its neighbourhood from time immemorial.

Book Preview. Currency. The two men used marabouts notable in their mystic powers to win the young lady. Who did she choose. This second volume of Folk tales and Fables includes myths as well as fables. Koochi Barama is a story that transcends all the Gambian tribes. He was a close childhood friend of the king of Sabach.

Koochi lived with his two wives. Folk Tales and Fables from The Gambia: Volume 4 edited by Sukai Mbye Bojang. The stories were gathered from the Serahulay, Wollof, Mandingo and Fula people of Gambia.

The the themes in the nine stories contained in this Volume surround arranged marriages, polygamy and the lives of young girls in general. Book Preview. Currency Paperback. These books attempt to promote our Gambian culture and have been written using Wollof words as part of the narrative.

The Gambian Folk Tales and Fables (Leeboon-lipeen) also has a Wollof version. All these efforts are geared to sustain the culture and tradition that has always been part and parcel of the fabric of our society.

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Folk Tales and Fables from the Gambia. Volume 1 book, this is one of the most wanted Dembo Fanta Bojang author readers around the world.

Recently, iStorybooks released the second of three West African / Gambian Folk Tales in a short series authored by Cornelius Gomez and myself. This folk tale from The Gambia, called Kumba Am and Kumba Amul, is one of the country's most popular story is about two stepsisters who each take a magical journey to wash a calabash bowl in a faraway sea.

Folk Tales and Fables from The Gambia: Volume 3; Sukai Mbye Bojang; ; Book; Published by: African Books Collective; View contents. View Citation; Buy This Book in Print. summary. This selection of ten stories was gathered from the Wollof, Mandingo and Jola people.

The story of ëBoppi Jerrehí has been much narrated by the Wollof people of Author: Sukai Mbye Bojang. This is a short collection of Gambia's folk tales.

Silly stories about moral lessons all told from the points of view of animals (hyenas, hares, lions, cats, etc). It is a quick read that gives you a small insight into tales that were passed down through the ages. It is a fine book 3/5(1). Folk Tales and Fables of The Gambia, Volume 4 is illustrated throughout with carefully captioned line drawings that provide valuable additional background for the reader who is unused to a rural African setting.

The glossary with which the book ends is also a helpful guide to the less well-known terms in the text.5/5(1). Book: Folk Tales and Fables From The Gambia Author: Dembo Fanta Bjoang and Sukai Mbye Bojang Pages: Book takes place in the country: YES Authors are from the country: YES I have visited: NO.

This is my 8th read for the year. This is a short collection of Gambia's folk tales. Silly stories about moral lessons all told from the points of view. This second volume of Folk tales and Fables includes myths as well as fables. Koochi Barama is a story that transcends all the G The fight between Massaneh Ceesay & Bakary Niuminko for the hand of the beautiful Banjulian girl, Fatou, has been a popular legend in The s: 0.

This is a short collection of Gambia's folk tales. Silly stories about moral lessons all told from the points of view of animals (hyenas, hares, lions, cats, etc). It is a quick read that gives you a small insight into tales that were passed down through the ages. It is a fine book.

Nothing that really captured my 3/5(1). Gambian folk tales collected from the author's close friends. Volume by Sukai Mbye Bojang. Description: volumes: illustrations ; 21 cm: Other Titles: Folk tales and fables of the Gambia: Responsibility: Dembo Fanta Bojang, Sukai Mbye Bojang.

Gambian folk tales and fables by Cornelius Gomez,Ndab Li Productions edition, in EnglishPages: Get this from a library. Folk tales and fables from the Gambia. Volume 3. [Sukai Mbye Bojang] -- This selection of ten stories was gathered from the Wollof, Mandingo and Jola people. The story of ëBoppi Jerrehí has been much narrated by the Wollof people of Banjul, the fisher folk of Barra.

Folktales: Folktales refer to stories that have been passed down from ancestors of a particular group of people to the younger generations. Fable: A fable is a story with a moral or based on a myth.

Passing Down: Folktales: In most cases, folktales are passed on from one generation to another. Fable: Fables too are passed on from one generation.

Jump to full list of Canadian fairy tales. About: Canadian folklore and fairy tales were influenced by region and ethno-cultural groups around Canada. With Inuit-Indian folklore, French Canadian and Anglo-Canadian folklore, to name just a few, the breadth of folkloric history in Canada is a.

Armenian Folk-Tales and Fables book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. These folk-tales were told by simple people--vine-dre /5(2).Get this from a library!

Folk Tales and Fables from The Gambia. [Sukai Mbye Bojang] -- The stories were gathered from the Serahulay, Wollof, Mandingo and Fula people of Gambia.

The the themes in the nine stories contained in this Volume surround arranged marriages, polygamy and the.Welcome to World of Tales - a collection of children's stories, folktales, fairy tales and fables. Read the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, the folktales from around the world or the fables of Aesop.