Felicity Wood works in the University of Fort Hare English Department. Her primary research interest is South African oral narratives that engage with aspects of the indigenous supernatural.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
The Shape-Shifter on the Borderlands: The Trickster Figure and the Relationship between Twentieth Century Oral Narrative in Xhosa Speaking Communties in South Africa and their Socio-Political and Spiritual Context

South African oral narratives concerning the legendary South African inyanga (medicine man) Khotso Sethuntsa, analysing the connections between these stories and African oral narratives featuring the trickster figure.

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The Mermaid Woman in the 21st Century: Oral Narratives Concerning the Wealth-Giving Mermaid Woman, the Mamlambo, in their Contemporary South African Context

An exploration of the way oral narratives concerning the mamlambo, a seductive, perilous mermaid woman, have developed and changed in 20th and 21st century South Africa.

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