African Myths and Tales Author:Susan Feldmann, ed. An original collection of wonderful stories about men and animals and gods, about supernatural events and everyday happenings, of love, hate, jealousy, trickery, and magic. — Until this edition, many intriguing tales and myths were the special preseve of anthropologists, ethnologists, and folklorists. Now, the general reader can meet the people o... more »f African tribes as they attempt to explain a baffling and often hostile universe and to deal with problems basic to all human beings.« less
Including myths from the primeval times to the present, covering every facet of life and emotion, this volume is not only good, informative, and entertaining reading, it has been a valuable inspiration in my teaching and writing.