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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 jalis griots are West African storytellers Both griots Bamba Suso Banna Kanute were studied in 1970 by Gordon Innes, who watched transcribed tried to translate the oral story into a printed form Apparently, B


  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 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 b


  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 in the future Reason being is that this story is one that requires patience because there are so many different versions and interpretations of it I ll begin with the version that I read firs


  4. says:

    This collection includes two different versions of the Sunjata epic the story of Sundiata Keita, the hero who founded the Mali Empire in the 13th century Each griot has their own interpretation of the events of the story and well as their own unique storytelling style, so I loved that two were included here As cool as it was to learn this story, it is definitely meant to be experienced as


  5. 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 is really meant to be performed by a jali, or West African storyteller, with musical accompaniment, however.


  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 Djanka Tassey Cond 2004 206 pagesBetween the eleventh and sixteenth centuries, three major empires rose and fell in the West African savannah, app


  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:

    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 blues


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