Bulsa Sunsuelima

ab 24,90 

Rüdiger Schott

Erotic Folktales of the Bulsa in Northern Ghana

ISBN 978-3-8258-9335-9
Band-Nr. 11
Jahr 2006
Seiten 312
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Forschungen zu Sprachen und Kulturen Afrikas

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Sex has been sadly neglected in studies of African folktales. The present book
assembles 29 erotic folktales of the Bulsa in Northern Ghana. Most of the Bulsa stories
rendered here have been tape-recorded in Buli, their language. Part I of the book
contains stories about Sexual Organs. Part II comprises stories about Sexual Intercourse.
The erotic folktales of the Bulsa will be investigated in the context of their religious
beliefs and their social practices. The book will thus give an intimate view not only of
sexual views and practices, but also of the ethos and the world-view of an African

Rüdiger Schott, born in 1927 in Bonn. Professor emeritus of
ethnology (cultural anthropology) at the University of Münster.