Carl Einstein’s African Legends

African Legends (ed. Carl Einstein)

Togo

Why people die

The leprosy

Uvolowu and his wives

Uvolovus’ child

The contractions

Uvolovu’s son

Uvolovu’s power

Uvolovu’s daughter

Uvolovu and the larva

The animals of Uvolovus

Nabala and death

Mkwule

The first two people

The innocence

The sin

Resurrection

The child of wisdom

Dahome

Why woman is subject to man

A slippery story

The origin of fish and darkness

Evening and morning

Sayings of the Fang

Sun, moon and stars

The story of Ngurangurane, the crocodile man

The death of the crocodile

The worship of the crocodile

The death of Nguranguran

The three sons of Ada

Angonzing and Ndongmba

Akulenzame, the man with the sack

Bingo

Bingo and the spider

Legends of the Ababua

I.

II

III

IV

V

VI

VII

VIII

IX

X

XI

Boloki

Libanza

Upoto

Libanza

Bena-Kanioka

The tree of God

The woman and the bird

The ogres

Molowi

The animals kill the mothers

Bakuba legends

The orb of the chiefs of Bangala

Origin of the consecration ceremony (Bambala)

Origin of the friction drum

The origin of the masks

Origin of the mask Mashamboy (Bambala)

The origin of iron

How to light the fire

The light

The palm wine

The suicide

Succubus

Baluba

Creation of the world

Hiking history

Origin of the violence of the chiefs of Urua

Hiking history

From the origin of the brotherhoods Buyangwe, Kabwala, Balumba

Origin of the Mikisi Mihake

Legend

From compassionate death

The Tanganika

Bahololo

Legend of Muamba and Kunga Nsungu

Why we die

Western Uruwa

Baholoholo
Eastern Uruwa

The one who rose from the grave tells:

Kamwepolo

The hyena

A creation saga from Tanganika

Warundi (Urunda)

Good and bad times

transformation

Against the dead

The juggler of the plain

Ba Ronga

Motikatika

Sikulume

Nuahungukuri

Dukuli, the hyena man

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Dirk writes on philosophy, literature, and health. He blogs on https://unglaublich.de/, https://www.keyando.net/ and https://medizindoc.de/

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Dirk de Pol

Dirk de Pol

Dirk writes on philosophy, literature, and health. He blogs on https://unglaublich.de/, https://www.keyando.net/ and https://medizindoc.de/

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