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Gassire"s Lute

a West African epic

by Alta Jablow

  • 18 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Waveland Press in Prospect Heights, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- Africa, West

  • About the Edition

    An epic poem from the West African Sudan recounts the fall of the city-state of Wagadu due to a noble warrior"s vanity and determination to become his people"s first bard.

    Edition Notes

    Based on the German text in L. Frobenius" Atlantis (1921-28) v. 6.

    Statementtranslation, adaptation and essay by Alta Jablow ; illustrations by Leo and Diane Dillon.
    ContributionsDillon, Leo., Dillon, Diane.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.3.J125 Gas
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p.
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21295204M
    ISBN 100525303553
    OCLC/WorldCa141907

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Gassire's lute tells the story of Gassire, an arrogant warrior obsessed with everlasting fame and immortality. He gave up everything to gain immortality through the Dausi, a song that would allow his exploits to live forever.

During the story Wagadu rose four. Gassires Lute book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A rousing tale of wars and heroes, Gassire s Lute recounts the fall of /5. In relation to its cultural context and comparing this myth with other similar epics, would you consider Gassire to be a hero.

Why or why not. Why was this myth constructed so that pain and bloodshed were necessary for the lute to sing instead of compassion and. Gassire's Lute is a West African epic collected by Leo Frobenius and published in his collection, Atlantis: Volksmarchen und Volksdichtung Afrikas (vol.

6, ). The English translation is by Douglas Fox, published in African Genesis Gassires Lute book printed ).Alta Jablow wrote a study of the epic that appeared in This lyrical epic narrative tells the Gassires Lute book of a prince that becomes a bard.

Gassire's Lute: A West African Epic - Ebook written by Alta Jablow. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Gassire's Lute: A West African : Alta Jablow. Nevertheless, Gassire's Lute is possibly the oldest epic that still exists in West Africa.

It's actually date is unsure but likely to have originated in the 2nd Millenium. It is the first section of a longer epic and deals with the origins of the first Mande civilization, the Soninke, who 5/5(6).

The pages expand because Jablow wrote Gassire's Lute in poetry form, in stanzas and not paragraphs like you would find in a novel. Also, much of these pages are dedicated to vocabulary and not the actual epic. Nevertheless, Gassire's Lute is possibly the oldest epic that still exists in West by: 1.

The main purpose of this paper is to provide insights on individualist hero by analyzing ‘Alta Jablow’s Gassire's Lute Epic’. The author states that epics are in fact full of descriptions and catalogs of cultural information valuable for the interested present generation to recognize and identify the remarkable civilization from which the epic has emerged.

Gassire's Lute Gassire didn't listen to the old man and went to war. He came back and the old man told him that his fate is not to be king, but to sing the battle song. Gassire went to the Fasa smith and was given a lute. BY: ANAS ALKOUK Cont. Endured when her children built her.

Get this from a library. Gassire's Lute: a West African epic. [Alta Jablow; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon; Hilda Scott; E.P. Dutton (Firm),] -- An epic poem from the West African Sudan recounts the fall of the city-state of Wagadu due to a noble warrior's vanity and determination to become his people's first bard.

Buy a cheap copy of Gassire's Lute: A West African Epic book. A rousing tale of wars and heroes, Gassire's Lute recounts the fall of the city-state, Wagadu, and tells how Gassire, warrior son of the ruling family, renounces Free shipping over $/5(2).

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Get this book in print. the Burdama Damo days Gassire Diari Diaru eldest son fought fame Fasa dynasty father Fezzan fighting Fulani Gana Gassire Gassires Lute book Gassire's Lute grassland griot guinea hen sang heart hen the lute Hoooh Horro ime Wagadu Kiekorro known when men's led into Wagadu legend Leo Frobenius let Wagadu Liberia lute had sung.

A rousing tale of wars and heroes, Gassires Lute recounts the fall of the city-state Wagadu and tells how Gassire, warrior son of the ruling family, renounced his noble birth to become his peoples first bard. As an example of the relatively unknown oral literature of Africa, this poem is rich in historical and cultural interest.

But it can be read and enjoyed simply as a beautiful and exciting. Get this from a library. Gassire's lute: a West African epic. [Alta Jablow; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon] -- An epic poem from the West African Sudan recounts the fall of the city-state of Wagadu due to a noble warrior's vanity and determination to become his people's first bard.

Jablow, Alta GASSIRE'S LUTE A West African Epic 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York E. Dutton Very Good in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. Stated First Rating: % positive. A rousing tale of wars and heroes, Gassire’s Lute recounts the fall of the city-state, Wagadu, and tells how Gassire, warrior son of the ruling family, renounces his noble birth to become his people’s first bard.

As an example of the relatively unknown oral literature of Africa, this poem Price: $ : Gassire's Lute;: A West African epic () by Jablow, Alta and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(25).

Gabriela Santos Ponce IGE 29 February Reading Response: Gassire’s Lute Reading Gassire’s Lute was different than a lot of the other readings we have done this quarter.

It was less of a religious text and more of a story. The book of Job is kind of similar in that Job is the story of a man’s test of faith and an explanation of why people suffer.

Gassire's lute is a very old epic from Wagadu or Ghana it tell the story of an arrogant warrior prince who opted out of king ship and became a griot.a "talking book" and singer of the Soninki people the epic is tied to one of the most ancient settlements in West Africa at about b.c Rent Gassire's Lute 1st edition () today, or search our site for other textbooks by Alta Jablow.

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If you are like me and came across Gassire's Lute in an African folklore compilation and, being that it was relatively short, thought that the 70 pages claimed by this book meant that it was a more detailed and extensive version, YOU ARE WRONG.5/5(6). The article reexamines the older literature of folklore, Gassire's Lute.

Gassire's Lute is a fragment of an ancient Soninke epic that purports to recount Soninke dynastic history, and, indeed, Leo Frobenius, who collected it in from a Soninke bard living in northern Dahomey, attempts to reconstruct from the content the circumstances of Soninke dynastic successions, dispersions, and.

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