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Hale, Thomas A. (Thomas Albert) 1942-

Overview
Works: 59 works in 156 publications in 5 languages and 5,839 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Music‡vTexts  Folklore  Bibliography  Music  Songs and music  Songs  History 
Roles: Editor, Author, Thesis advisor, Other, Collector, Contributor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Thomas A Hale
 
Most widely held works by Thomas A Hale
Oral epics from Africa : vibrant voices from a vast continent( )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twenty-five excerpts in this volume have been selected and introduced so as to offer English-speaking readers a broad sample of the extensive epic traditions in Africa. The general introduction and the background on each epic will enable readers to understand the context of each epic and will also provide leads for further inquiry
Women's songs from West Africa by Thomas A Hale( )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Exploring the origins, organization, subject matter, and performance contexts of singers and singing, Women's Songs from West Africa expands our understanding of the world of women in West Africa and their complex and subtle roles as verbal artists. Covering Côte d'Ivoire, the Gambia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and beyond, the essays attest to the importance of women's contributions to the most widespread form of verbal art in Africa."--Publisher's description
Griots and griottes : masters of words and music by Thomas A Hale( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Griots fulfill a variety of roles - genealogist, historian, spokesperson, diplomat, musician, teacher, warrior, praise singer, master of ceremonies, advisor - and are unique to Africa. Griots and Griottes tells the story of these remarkable wordsmiths and performers and presents the first comprehensive portrait of the world of this profession."--Jacket
Scribe, griot, and novelist : narrative interpreters of the Songhay Empire by Thomas A Hale( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and Songhai and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic of Askia Mohammed by Mohammed I( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women's voices from West Africa : an anthology of songs from the Sahel( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<P>Aissata G. Sidikou and Thomas A. Hale reveal the world of women's songsand singing in West Africa. This anthology -- collected from 17 ethnic traditionsacross West Africa -- introduces the power and beauty of the intimate expressions ofAfrican women. The songs, many translated here for the first time, reflect allstages of the life cycle and all walks of life. They entertain, give comfort andencouragement, and empower other women to face the challenges imposed on them bytheir families, men, and society. Women's Voices from West Africa opens a new windowon women's changing roles in contemporary Africa
Artist and audience : African literature as a shared experience : selected proceedings from the 1977 African Literature Association Meeting by African Literature Association( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les écrits d'Aimé Césaire : bibliographie commentée by Thomas A Hale( Book )

10 editions published in 1978 in French and English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Teaching of African literature( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les écrits d'Aimé Césaire : biobibliographie commentée (1913-2008) by Kora Véron( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette biobibliographie commentée retrace avec minutie le parcours littéraire et politique d'Aimé Césaire à travers un millier de notices qui présentent et analysent tous les textes ou documents publiés qui ont pu être recensés. L'insertion de repères chronologiques permet en outre de situer les écrits de Césaire dans leur contexte biographique, culturel, et historique. Elle donne par conséquent accès, avec la précision qui s'impose, à une œuvre et une action complexes, élaborées dans le cratère d'un siècle qui n'en finit pas de gronder. Ouvrage placé sous le patronage de l'UNESCO
The Teaching of African literature : selected working papers from the African Literature Association( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Griottes of the Sahel : female keepers of the Songhay oral tradition in Niger( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Griottes maintain the oral tradition of the Songhay people by singing praises of people and recounting geneology. Their music and dance are important elements of ceremonies and social events
Geheimnisvolles Nepal : die unglaublichen Erlebnisse eines Arztes im Himalaja by Thomas A Hale( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aime Cesaire: his literary and political writings, with a bio-bibliography by Thomas A Hale( )

9 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De strijd om Gao : een geschiedenis uit Niger by Nouhou Malio( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mondeling overgeleverd episch verhaal over de geschiedenis van Gao, hoofdstad van het Songhay-rijk in West-Afrika in de 15e en 16e eeuw
Steine des Himalaya : faszinierende Menschen in der Gebirgswelt Nepals by Thomas A Hale( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les écrits d'Aimé Césaire by Kora Véron( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les ecrits d'Aime Cesaire by Thomas A Hale( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les écrits d'Aimé Césaire : (1913-2008) by Kora Véron( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connecting North and Sub-Saharan Africa through literature, film, and music by Ziad Bentahar( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Oral epics from Africa : vibrant voices from a vast continent
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Griots and griottes : masters of words and musicThe epic of Askia MohammedWomen's voices from West Africa : an anthology of songs from the Sahel
Alternative Names
Hale, Thomas

Hale, Thomas 1942-

Hale Thomas A.

Hale, Thomas Albert.

Hale, Thomas Albert 1942-

Languages
English (81)

French (22)

German (10)

Songhai (1)

Dutch (1)