Soundjata, Le Lion: Le Jour Où La Parole Fut Libérée: Sunjata, The Lion: The Day When The Spoken Word Was Set Free (Paperback)

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African drama/play-bilingual play (English-French)

Sunjata, The Lion: The Day When The Spoken Word Was Set Free

Through spoken words, music, call and response, jest, rhythmic utterance and declamation, the play vividly recreates the historical and epical journey of Sunjata, the genuine lion king, unifier and founder of the 13th century Mali Empire. The legendary figure of Sundjata, the one who gave an official role to jali or the griot, the wordsmith and musical artist; also the one who, according to the tradition, with the help of the brotherhood of the master-hunters, at the beginning of his reign proclaimed in the Mand.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781432755881
ISBN-10: 1432755889
Publisher: Outskirts Press
Publication Date: September 30th, 2010
Pages: 130
Language: English