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Kewa Tales John Leroy

Kewa Tales

John Leroy

Published January 1st 2011
ISBN : 9780774844994
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278 pages
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A Papua New Guinea Highland people, the Kewa have within their vital oral tradition a rich body of folk tales, eighty of which are brought together in this volume. Like many folk tales, the stories are made up of elements which recur in differentMoreA Papua New Guinea Highland people, the Kewa have within their vital oral tradition a rich body of folk tales, eighty of which are brought together in this volume. Like many folk tales, the stories are made up of elements which recur in different variations and combinations. LeRoy has classified and numbered the various episodes and prepared a synoptic guide to aid in the reading of the tales. Using the guide, the reader can follow a particular episode from one tale to another.