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Tutuola, Amos

Overview
Works: 131 works in 517 publications in 16 languages and 9,959 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folklore  Juvenile works  Manuscripts  Pictorial works  Action and adventure fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Librettist, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PR9387.9.T8, 823
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Most widely held works about Amos Tutuola
 
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The palm-wine drinkard and his dead palm-wine tapster in the Dead's Town by Amos Tutuola( Book )

73 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My life in the Bush of Ghosts by Amos Tutuola( Book )

67 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of an African boy who strays into the world of the dead where his is lost for twenty-four years. Incorporates many unrecorded African myths
Pauper, brawler, and slanderer by Amos Tutuola( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on the Yoruba folk tradition, Amos Tutuola's tales combine the resonance of universal myth with reflections on a range of human vagaries. The leading characters are all forced to embark on journeys of no return. There is a ploughing competition for the hand of the beautiful Popondoro, and the reign of Pauper and Slanderer in the town of women is inevitably brief. This is Tutuola at his most vivid, funny and imaginative
The witch-herbalist of the remote town by Amos Tutuola( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because they have had no children after four years of marriage, a hunter embarks on a six-year quest in search of the Witch-Mother, who can provide a cure for infertility
Feather woman of the jungle by Amos Tutuola( Book )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and French and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[T]he people of a Yoruba village gather on ten memorable nights to hear the stories and wisdom of their chief."--Back cover
The brave African huntress by Amos Tutuola( Book )

22 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and Mongolian and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 18-year-old Adebisi inherits her father's hunting profession, she searches for her four brothers who vanished in the Jungle of the Pygmies before she was born
Simbi and the satyr of the dark jungle by Amos Tutuola( Book )

20 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The village witch doctor & other stories by Amos Tutuola( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories drawn from Yoruba legend and tradition, containing characters from folklore, archetypal figures from Yoruba society and the supernatural
Ajaiyi and his inherited poverty by Amos Tutuola( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the story of Ajaiyi, a man born into poverty who is determined to improve his situation. In the hope of finding the money he needs, he travels through unfamiliar lands filled with strange creatures. He meets the Spirit of Fire with its huge feathered head and flaming body, and receives assistance from a wizard and a unicorn. Yet, in the end, the answer to his woes is not far from home."--Publisher's website: http://www.faber.co.uk/9780571316878-ajaiyi-and-his-inherited-poverty.html
The wild hunter in the Bush of the Ghosts by Amos Tutuola( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yoruba folktales by Amos Tutuola( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortællinger - fra Nigeria - hvis handling bygger på Yoruba-eventyr i mundtlig tradition
Winds of change : modern short stories from black Africa by N. P. F Machin( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'ivrogne dans la brousse by Amos Tutuola( Book )

5 editions published between 1953 and 2000 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le narrateur possède une plantation de 560 000 palmiers qui lui fournissent suffisamment de vin de palme pour en boire quotidiennement plus de 200 calebasses. Jusqu'au jour maudit où son "malafoutier" (l'homme qui prépare le vin) se tue accidentellement. Il lui faudra aller en chercher un nouveau dans la Ville-des-Morts. Nous suivons les aventures cocasses qui émaillent cette quête. Ce roman nigérian a été traduit en 1953 par Raymond Queneau
Der Palmweintrinker : ein Märchen von der Goldküste by Amos Tutuola( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1962 in German and English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The palmwine drinkard = Òmùtí : opera by Kọla Ogunmọla( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nejúspěšnější až dosud kniha nigerijského spisovotele (na r. 1920), v níž spojil zajímavě prvky africké mytologie a lidové představivosti i filosofie s fantazií a světem moderního člověka
Ma vie dans la Brousse des fantômes by Amos Tutuola( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in French and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of an African boy who strays into the world of the dead where he is lost for twenty-four years. Incorporates many unrecorded African myths
Mein Leben im Busch der Geister by Amos Tutuola( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of an African boy who strays into the world of the dead where he is lost for twenty-four years. Incorporates many unrecorded African myths
Il cacciatore e la donna-elefante by Amos Tutuola( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in Italian and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is what hatred did by Cristina De Middel( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En los años sesenta, el viejo pueblo de un niño nigeriano de cinco años fue atacado por soldados. Su madre lo había dejado solo en casa y tuvo que escapar corriendo de las bombas y el fuego. Salvó su vida adentrándose en La Maleza, ese territorio mágico prohibido a los humanos donde viven y luchan los espíritus yoruba. Nuestro niño pasó más de 30 años en La Maleza, rodeado de muerte y espíritus, tratando de encontrar el camino de vuelta a casa. Se casó dos veces, fue rey, dios y esclavo, fue vaca, caballo, cabra, comió oro, plata y bronce, caracoles y serpientes. Combatió en dos guerras y fue condenado a muerte seis veces. "This is what hatred did" es la lapidaria frase con la que termina la novela de Amos Tutuola "Mi vida en la maleza de los fantasmas" (My life in the bush of ), publicada en 1954, por la que tuvo que abandonar Nigeria debido a las violentas reacciones que produjo. Asimismo, es el punto de partida de la versión que la fotógrafa Cristina De Middel ha hecho de la tenebrosa historia en las calles de Makoko, un barrio flotante de la ciudad de Lagos en Nigeria. Allí conviven los espíritus con los humanos que no logran escapar, los ritos como algo cotidiano y una atmósfera que da pie a un relato fantasmagórico. El libro resultante de este proyecto que combina la historia original del autor nigeriano con la realidad de un país que sufre la pesada carga del estereotipo africano, juega con la doble narrativa que ofrecen el texto y la imagen, así como con las diferentes capas de significado que la unión de ambos producen. Una zona gris entre lo documental y lo ficticio que pretende arrojar algo de luz a la realidad de un continente cada vez más opaco."
Der Palmweintrinker und sein toter Palmweinzapfer in der Totenstadt by Amos Tutuola( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in German and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belletristik : Nigeria ; Märchen (20. Jh.)
 
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Pauper, brawler, and slanderer
Alternative Names
Amos Tutuola nigerianischer Schriftsteller

Amos Tutuola nigeriansk författare

Amos Tutuola nigeriansk skribent

Amos Tutuola schrijver uit Nigeria (1920-1997)

Amos Tutuola scrittore nigeriano

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Тутуола, Амос

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Pauper, brawler, and slandererSimbi and the satyr of the dark jungleThe village witch doctor & other storiesYoruba folktalesRelocating agency : modernity and African lettersStrategic transformations in Nigerian writing : orality & history in the work of Rev. Samuel Johnson, Amos Tutuola, Wole Soyinka & Ben OkriEarly West African writers : Amos Tutuola, Cyprian Ekwensi & Ayi Kwei Armah