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Lauren Yoder

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Lauren Yoder

Lauren Yoder is James Sprunt Professor of French at Davidson College. He has lived and worked many years in both Africa and France. Among his translations are Tales by Kama Sywor Kamanda and Afro-Cuban Tales by Lydia Cabrera.

Articles by Lauren Yoder

from Three Dreams on Mount Meru
By François Devenne
Today, in the year 1170 of the Hegira, as I finish the narration of my journey to Mount Meru, I can’t help thinking about Omui. He was the best storyteller in all Mombasa. The fabulous stories he…
Translated from French by Lauren Yoder