Akan-Ashanti folk-tales.

  • 275 Pages
  • 0.30 MB
  • English
Clarendon Press , Oxford
Folklore -- G
StatementIllustrated by members of the Ashanti, Fanti, and Ewe tribes.
The Physical Object
Pagination275 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16503131M

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This collection of Ashanti tales is in the Akan dialect of the Tshi language, with Akan text and English translation on opposite pages. Book Reviews. BOOK REVIEWS. AKAN-ASHANTI FOLK-TALES, collected and translated by Captain R. Rattray, and illustrated by Africans of the Gold Coast Colony. New York, Oxford University Press, American Branch, With this volume Captain Rattray completes the ethnological survey of the Ashanti people on which he has been engaged for so many.

A retelling of Robert S. Rattray's story beginning on p. in his book, Akan-Ashanti folk-tales published by the Clarendon Press, Oxford, Lazy Anansi seeks to Akan-Ashanti folk-tales.

book someone into doing the heavy work of laying his fish trap, but instead he is fooled into doing the job himself. Anansi, in human form, is tricked by Bonsu when they go fishing.

Reprint/reissue date Original date Note Reprint of the ed. This collection of Ashanti tales is in the Akan dialect of the Tshi language, with Akan text and English translation on opposite pages.

Akan-Ashanti folk-tales / collected and translated by Capt. Rattray and illustrated by Africans of the Gold Coast Colony Rattray, R. (Robert Sutherland), View online Borrow. Genre/Form: Folklore Texts: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rattray, R.S. (Robert Sutherland), Akan-Ashanti folk-tales.

Oxford, Clarendon Press. Akan-Ashanti Folk-Tales. Collected and translated by CAPTAIN. RATTRAY, R and illustrated by -4fricans of the Gold Coast Colony. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, xx+ pp. $) Captain Rattrayâ s present selection of seventy-five Ashanti folk-tales form the latest volume of his series on this advanced West African nation.

He has translated AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST [N. S, 33. A collection of Akan folktales recorded in the Ashanti and Kwawu areas of Ghana. Each folktale in Twi/Akan is followed by an English translation. These folktales, performed only at night, were more akin to theater than myths, histories, religious tales, or other forms of storytelling in that they were performed before crowds as a form of entertainment and amusement with a narrator accompanied.

Kwaku Anansi, the trickster spider from Akan-Ashanti folklore, spins his tales only after dark. The story of how wisdom came to the tribe (Anansi and the Pot of Wisdom) was given a rare light when transcribed directly in Twi from the mouths of Ashanti storytellers.

Akan-Ashanti Folk-tales R. Rattray Clarendon Press, This is a fairly old collection, from sometime in the s when Ghana was still referred to as the Golden Coast. It contains 75 tales collected straight from the oral tradition, both in the original language and in English.

In the Afs, Rattray’s Collection entitled Akan-Ashanti Folk-tales contains some tales which could be said to depict betrayal of friendship and of trust, for.

— Africa (Akan-Ashanti): Rattray Akan-Ashanti Folk Tales No. 53, (Kassonke): Monteil Contes Soudanais ff. B Helpful animals obtained by purchase or gift. Oxford, The Clarendon Press, — the yearthe Basel Evangelical Missionary Society published a book of these Proverbs.

This work, which was edited by the late J. Christaller, contained s proverbs in use among the negroes of the. Akan-Ashanti Folk-tales. Rattray R.S. Language: english.

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Read more about ZAlerts. Author / ISBN / Topic / Any search query. This tale, originally found in R.S. Rattray's Akan-Ashanti Folk-Tales, has also been retold by Verna Aardema, in a slightly different form, as Anansi Finds a Fool: An Ashanti Tale.

Frog and His Two Wives, from Angola, is the tale of a frog who takes two wives, establishing one in the sycamore grove on the east side of his land, and the other /5(2). Akan-Ashanti Folk-tales, collected and translated by Capt. R.S. Rattray, and illustrated by Africans of the Gold Coast Colony (Oxford University Press, ); The Hat-shaking Dance, and Other Tales from Ghana, by Harold Courlander, with Albert Kofi Prempeh.

Taken from Robert S. Rattray's Akan-Ashanti Folk-tales, published inAardema's retelling is an engaging adaptation. Bryna Waldman's watercolor illustrations, which depict Anansi in his human form, perfectly express the humor of the story/5(5).

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Akan Ashanti Folk Tales by Robert Sutherland Rattray it was amazing avg rating — 1 rating — published — 2 editions. Akan-Ashanti Anansi stories How the Sky-God's stories came to be Anansi's stories [ edit ] This version of the most commonly-retold folktale was recorded by Rattray in his extensive book on Akan-Ashanti folktales, [29]: 54–58 and as the tale generally goes, there were no stories in the world.

Empire State: Asante and the Historians - Volume 33 Issue 3 - T. McCaskie. THE EXCEPTION WHO PROVES THE RULES: ANANSE THE AKAN TRICKSTER BY CHRISTOPHER VECSEY (Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, N.Y., U.S.A.) Recent studies of the Trickster in world folklore' have indicated his role as threat to the rules of societal and cosmic order.

He is a paradoxical figure whose antics mock the seriousness of rules, the sacrality of beliefs, and the. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Ox of the Wonderful Horns: And Other African Folktales at * Book Summary The book is about a lazy man named Anansi, who wants to start a fishing business but doesn't want to do any of the work and wants a partner who will do all the work for him.

He finds a partner but things do not work out as he wants them to. *awards None author is Winner of Caldecott Medal and Brooklyn Art Books for Children Award * Grade Level/ Interest level 2nd-4th Grade /5(21). Fifth Book of Junior Authors and Illustrators,"How the Leopard's Body Became Spotted," pp.

from Akan-Ashanti Folk-Tales (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ), photocopy, 4 pp. Typescript, edited, 19 September7 pp. Typescript, final draft, undated, 9 pp.

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