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Myths of If (Dodo Press) (Paperback)

Author: Wyndham, John

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"The author spent several years as an Assistant District Officer among the Yorubas in Nigeria, and was thus enabled to collect the folklore contained in this book from native sources. The reticence of the natives on religious subjects made it necessary to piece much together from incantations and chance remarks, but it is hoped that the notes will show that no great liberty has been taken with the beliefs of a tribe which inhabits a large area in West Africa. The legends are bare and uncertain, and it seemed that blank verse would prove a more suitable form to present them than prose. [


Publisher Dodo Press
Mfg Part# 9781409909712
SKU 210628189
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1409909719
Release Date 1/5/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0048
Publisher Dodo Press
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