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Water Stories free pdf When Mary Lange asked a group of Upington women: aeWhat do you know about the Water Snake?AE, this triggered a set of lyrical short stories, in an attempt to capture the myth of the Water snake. The womenAEs response to her question formed the basis for the Water Stories , here published with a set of original drawings by regional artist Betta Steyn. Nana, Maria, Martha, Girlie and Bessa became narrators u sharing with us their beliefs surrounding the Water Snake. Religion, myth or folklore, these Water Stories provide a glimpse into the beliefs, customs, traditions and everyday realities of these peoples (descendants of, amongst others, the !Xam and Nguni). The original regional Afrikaans narrations have been supplemented by an English translation as explanation. Subject fields include cultural studies, linguistics, religion, archaeology and anthropology. (This book offers Afrikaans and English text in one volume)

About J. De Wee

Mary Lange coordinates the ARROW SA (Art: A Resource for Reconciliation Over the World) Project . Her research interests include oral narratives, visual anthropology, and theatre in development Lange has facilitated the collection and translation from Afrikaans to English of the stories of six women from the Upington environment, all of whom work and live alongside the river and who know its stories. The result is a valuable and enduring contribution to southern African cultural studies, a resource to which educators, researchers and scholars will be able to refer to.

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Author : J. De Wee
Publisher : Unisa Press
Data Published : 30 June 2015
ISBN : 1868887871
EAN : 9781868887873
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 64 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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