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Scope note
Designates publications about oral literature.

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For publications of oral literature, use 'oral literature (form)'. Examples: 1. De strijd om Gao : een geschiedenis uit Niger / verteld door Nouhou Malio. Descriptors: West Africa, Songhai polity, oral literature (form) 2. Studying oral literature / by Okumba Miruka. Descriptors: Kenya, oral literature, textbooks (form)

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folk literature
orature

Broader terms
literature

Narrower terms
fables
folk drama
folk tales
legends
mottoes
myths
oral poetry
proverbs
riddles
trickster tales

Related terms
oral literature (form)
songs

Subject category
19.02 ORAL LITERATURE

Indexing history
For publications indexed before 2006, see also oral literature (form).



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