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oral literature (form)       LUcat Search catalogue 294930450

Scope note
Designates publications of oral literature.

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For publications ABOUT oral literature, use oral literature. 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)

Used for
folk literature (form)

Broader terms
literature (form)

Narrower terms
fables (form)
folk tales (form)
legends (form)
myths (form)
oral poetry (form)
proverbs (form)
riddles (form)

Related terms
oral literature
songs (form)

Subject category

Indexing history
Also covers publications on oral literature indexed before 2006.

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