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Critical Essay by Bernth Lindfors

Tutuola had written another long narrative entitled "The Wild Hunter in the Bush of the Ghosts" before he wrote The Palm-Wine Drinkard. (p. 46)

The tale itself closely resembles Tutuola's six published narratives but also contains a few notable idiosyncrasies that make it unique. Like the others, it is an episodic adventure story told in the first person by a hero who has been forced to undertake a long hazardous journey in a spirit-haunted wilderness. (p. 47)

Anyone familiar with Tutuola's other works will recognize … a number of features that place "The Wild Hunter in the Bush of the Ghosts" in the same distinctive narrative tradition. First there is the monomythic cyclical structure of the story, involving a Departure, an Initiation and a Return. Then there is the loosely coordinated internal structure which is the...

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