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Author Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
Title Kaffir folk-lore : A selection from the traditional tales current among the people living on the eastern border of the Cape Colony with copious explanatory notes
Edition 2nd edition.
Original Publication London: Swan Sonnenschein, Le Bas & Lowrey, 1886.
Contents Introductory chapter regarding the Kaffirs -- The story of the bird that made milk -- The story of five heads -- The story of Tangalimlibo -- The story of a girl who disregarded the custom of ntonjane -- The story of Simbukumbukwana -- The story of Sikulume -- The story of Hlakanyana -- The story of Demane and Demazana -- The story of the runaway children; or, the wonderful feather -- The story of Ironside and his sister -- The story of the cannibal's wonderful bird -- The story of the cannibal mother and her children -- The story of the girl and the mbulu -- The story of Mbulukazi -- The story of Long Snake -- The story of Kenkebe -- The story of the wonderful horns -- The story of the glutton -- The story of the great chief of the animals -- The story of the hare -- The story of Lion and Little Jackal -- Proverbs and figurative expressions.
Credits Jeroen Hellingman and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at https://www.pgdp.net/ for Project Gutenberg (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive/American Libraries.)
Language English
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
Subject Tales -- South Africa
Subject Xhosa (African people) -- Folklore
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EBook-No. 71335
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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