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Published by Buy Books on the web.com in Bryn Mawr, PA .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Tanzania.

Subjects:

  • Matengo (African people) -- Folklore.,
  • Tales -- Tanzania.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementrecorded and translated by Joseph L. Mbele ; with commentaries.
GenreFolklore.
ContributionsMbele, Joseph.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR356.72.M38 M37 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p. ;
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3326358M
ISBN 100741400286
LC Control Number2004300165
OCLC/WorldCa41399117

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This book presents English translations of 10 folk tales from Southern Tanzania which the author recorded in the mid’s. ‘Matengo’ is the author’s mother tongue and, in addition to the English translations of the folk tales, there are some songs. Get this from a library! Matengo folktales. [Joseph Mbele;] -- This book presents English translations of 10 folktales from Southern Tanzania, which the author recorded in the mid's. Also, an essay on the folktale in general, and a commentary on each story. "'Matengo Folktales' is an excellent, inexpensive, and reliable collection ot tales told in an oral context. I have ordered it myself for a course in African oral literature. Casual and serious readers will benefit from what the book has to offer. Mbele's approachable and concise style of commentary is informative and convincing.5/5. Matengo Folktales_ is an excellent, inexpensive, and reliable collection of tales told in an oral context. I have ordered it myself for a course in African oral literature. Casual and serious readers will benefit from what the book has to offer. Mbele's approachable and concise style of commentary is informative and convincing.

Folklore is rich amongst the Matengo and folk tales are passed on from generation to generation orally. The folk tales of Matengo people have been recorded by Catholic missionaries, and Fr. Johannes P. Häfliger was the first person to publish some of folk tales. Motengo language as such does not have any script and does not have a uniform.   On August 2, , during Afrifest in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, I performed African folktales as part of the festival program. I chose two tales--"Hawk and Crow" and "The Monster in the Rice Field"--from my book Matengo Folktales. The photo on the left shows me as I was impersonating the monster in the second tale, who was snatching away members of a . I visited the St. Olaf College Bookstore yesterday, as I regularly do, to see what is new. Hovering among the aisles, I saw my Matengo Folktales on special display. Naturally, I was touched. Although there is a section in this bookstore devoted to books by faculty--and one can see my books there--I was pleasantly surprised to see my Matengo Folktales displayed as shown in .   Tarehe 23 Novemba, , nitaikumbuka daima. Kwanza, ilikuwa ni sikukuu ya "Thanksgiving" ambayo ni maarufu hapa Marekani. Jambo la pili liliofanya targhe 23 iwe muhimu kwangu ni kuwa jioni ya siku hiyo, katika kipindi maarufu cha televisheni kiitwacho "Jeopardy," kitabu changu kiitwacho Matengo Folktales kilitajwa. "Jeopardy" ni mchezo kama chemsha .

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