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  • Paperback
  • 160
  • Sunjata Penguin Classics
  • Bamba Suso
  • English
  • 15 January 2020
  • 9780140447361

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Sunjata Penguin Classics Download ↠ 6 Ds 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 traditio. Like many epics Sunjata praises strength and cunning but the real standouts from both versions make these specific interpretations uniue Bamba Suso s telling has moments of pleading for mercy and justice and Banna Kannute s has humor shining through moments of confrontation and violence Both are fascinating and worth a read

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Sunjata Penguin Classics Download ↠ 6 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 overlor. 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 is really meant to be performed by a jali or West African storyteller with musical accompaniment however

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Sunjata Penguin Classics Download ↠ 6 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. This is the same epic as Sundiata An Epic of Old Mali Some grLibrarian work needs to be done on this The only unifying way to recognize this diversity is via the title which itself is variously spelled There is no author There are reciters And filing it as anonymous is a really stupid idea So in this volume we have two recitations of this ancient African Epic One by Bamba Suso and one by Banna Kanute Sunjata has never been set down in writing It s been recited now for centuries And because pretty much every epic let s use the word correctly fantasy genre is not epic not by a long shot is an oral entity This is how Homer existed for centuries before being set down in ink This is how Beowulf existed for centuries This is how Sunjata still exists Really should be read right next to and along with Gilgamesh And still living and breathing epic