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Sunjata (Penguin Classics) Sunjata Keita Was The Founder Of One Of The Greatest Empires Of Western Africa These Two Epic Accounts Of His Life Portray A Greedy, Slow Witted Child Said To Have Crawled Until The Age Of Seven Who Grew Up As Prophecy Foretold To Become A Mighty Warrior, Renowned For His Bravery And Superhuman Strength They Describe How, With The Help Of His Sister, Who Seduced Their Arch Enemy Sumanguru Into Revealing His Secret Powers, Sunjata Defeated The Susu Overlords And Created The Mali Empire Which Would Last For Two Centuries Based On Events From The Early Thirteenth Century, These Tales Of Heroism And Magic Are Still Celebrated Across West Africa As Part Of A Living Epic Oral Tradition.

10 thoughts on “Sunjata (Penguin Classics)

  1. says:

    So, Sunjata is basically the story about the beginnings of the Malian empire in the early 1300s, as founded by the great warrior Sunjata.Bamba Suso Banna Kanute were both griots or

  2. says:

    This is the same epic as Sundiata An Epic of Old Mali Some gr Librarian work needs to be done on this The only unifying way to recognize this diversity is via the title which itself is variou

  3. says:

    Oh how I love this story, let me count the ways First off let me start this review by stating that this particular post is a prequel to a elaborate review that I ll be putting together at some point i

  4. says:

    Sunjata is a magnificent oral epic of West Africa, comparable to the story of Beowulf I enjoyed reading the two distinct versions of the tale and seeing how differences emerged through different tellings Sunjata

  5. says:

    It s difficult to write about someone else s tradition and the way it s being told around The preview part was very interesting, the stories about griots, musicians and their instruments Now off to listen to some kora blu

  6. says:

    Read for English Class

  7. says:

    Read portions for class World Myth Foundations of Culture 2018

  8. says:

    Bamba Susa and Banna Kanute, Sunjata Gambian versions of the Mande Epic translated by Gordon Innes and Bakari Sidibe, ed by Lucy Dur n and Graham Furniss 1999 117 pagesDavid C Conrad, tr., Sunjata A West African Epic of the Mande Peoples narrated by D

  9. says:

    ENG 204 World MythologyTwo griots tell their stories of Sunjata the West African Kingdoms interesting but maybe not to read, but rather to see performed.

  10. says:

    I had to read this for my history class Islam in Africa

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