Gassires Lute: A West African Epic

Gassires Lute: A West African Epic

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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 is rich in historical and cultural interest. But it can be read and enjoyed simply as

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Language: English

Published in:2009

Word count:373

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