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Author Mve Ondo, Bonaventure, 1951- author

Title Wisdom and initiation in Gabon : a philosophical analysis of Fang tales, myths, and legends / by Bonaventure Mvé Ondo ; translated by James F. Barnes
Published Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 151 pages .)
Contents Introduction -- The legend of the sun, the moon, and the stars -- The seven sons of Essamnyambogë -- The legend of the three sons of Ada -- The myth of Evus -- The legend of Ngurangurane, son of the crocodile -- The tale of the orphan and the old woman -- Conclusion
Notes Translation of Sagesse et initiation à travers les contes, mythes et légendes Fang. Paris : L'Harmattan, 2007
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fang (West African people) -- Folklore.
Legends -- Gabon.
Mythology, Fang.
Tales -- Gabon.
Genre/Form Folklore.
Form Electronic book
Author Barnes, James F. (James Franklin), 1934-
ISBN 0739181459 (electronic bk.)
9780739181454 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)
Other Titles Sagesse et initiation à travers les contes, mythes et légendes Fang. English