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Author Cosentino, Donald, 1941-

Title Defiant maids and stubborn farmers : tradition and invention in Mende story performance / Donald Cosentino
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982

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Description xii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge studies in oral and literate culture ; 4
Cambridge studies in oral and literate culture ; 4
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Prologue; 2. Mende mimesis; 3. Image; 4. The elements of performance; 5. Defiant maids; 6. Stubborn farmers
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 221-222
Subject Communication in folklore -- Sierra Leone.
Communication -- Sierra Leone -- Folklore.
Folklore -- Performance -- Sierra Leone.
Mende (African people) -- Folklore.
Oral tradition -- Sierra Leone.
Storytelling -- Sierra Leone.
Tales -- Sierra Leone -- History and criticism.
LC no. 81015517
ISBN 0521241979