African Oral Literature

Ethnosensitive Dimensions of African Oral Literature
By Afam Ebeogu

Issued:   2012
Format:   Paperback
ISBN:   0-9790858-6-1

Price: $24.95 -

is the story of a seven-year old boy who is trying to understand the people and the world around him. He is young and sensitive, and afraid of darkness and violence. He is perplexed by mysteries beyond his grasp. He is not only afraid of the unknown, he avoids it in every possible manner. He begins by hiding from things and people that frighten him. When he meets Akufo, a ‘mild-mannered’ mad woman from a nearby village, his young life is changed forever!

About the author:
Ernest N. Emenyonu is a professor of Africana Studies at the University of Michigan-Flint. A specialist in African Literature, he has taught African Literature in institutions of higher learning in Nigeria and the United States, and published extensively in the ?? eld. His other children’s books include a series, Bedtime Stories For African Children. He has also published a collection of short stories, Tales of Our Motherland. He is the Editor of African Literature Today.

A Story of African Childhood