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The Mwindo Epic from the Banyanga (Zaire)
The Mwindo Epic from the Banyanga - Zaire
Author: Translators: D Biebuyck + K Mateene
Tells the story of a chief who orders his wives to only have female children. One wife gives birth to the hero Mwindo. The chief tries repeatedly to kill his infant son, but he is magically prevented. Finally he has the baby put inside a drum and thrown into a river. The river carries him to the abode of the magic serpent Mukititi. He is th...  more »
ISBN: 232945
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 213
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Publisher: University of California Press
Book Type: Paperback
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