2 edition of Folk tales from the west found in the catalog.
Folk tales from the west
Eileen Mary Molony
|Statement||by Eileen Molony; illustrated by Victor Amhrus.|
|LC Classifications||PZ8.1.M74 Fo|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||126|
|LC Control Number||72196809|
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published as: West Indian folk-tales, Description: pages: illustrations ; 20 cm. Popular Tales of the West Highlands is a four-volume collection of fairy tales, collected and published by John Francis Campbell, and often translated from Gaelic. Alexander Carmichael was one of the main contributors. The collection in four volumes was first published in –62 in Edinburgh. A new edition (with different pagination) appeared under the auspices of the Islay .
Man. Folklore, Folktales, and Fairy Tales from the Isle of Man. Scandinavia and Finland. Folklore, Folktales, and Fairy Tales from Scandinavia and Finland (Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and Finland). Slavic. Slavic and Other Eastern European Folk and Fairy Tales. Wales. Folklore, Folktales, and Fairy Tales from Wales. Folktales (or folk tales) are stories passed down through generations, mainly by telling. Different kinds of folktales include fairy tales (or fairytales), tall tales, trickster tales, myths, and legends. You’ll find all of those here. (Other legends—shorter .
Readers will be captivated by the American fairy tales, West African folktales, classic Chinese legends, and the many more classic tales collected in this diverse book list. Just right for read alouds, cultural studies, and the significance of oral storytelling, these books deserve a place in any classroom library. The book was coauthored by Cecilia Sinclair and will certainly provide hours of entertainment for both parents and children. Compiled by an American missionary, West African Folk Tales by William H Barker is a delightful collection of folk tales from Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania and other countries along the west coast of Africa. These.
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80 rows Fairy tales are stories that range from those originating in folklore to more modern stories defined as literary fairy tales. Despite subtle differences in the categorizing of fairy tales, folklore, fables, myths, and legends, a modern definition of the fairy tale, as provided by Jens Tismar's monologue in German, is a story that differs "from an oral folk tale", written by "a.
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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The West Lake of Hangzhou is famous for its scenic beauty/5. A delightful collection of folk tales from West Africa including 18 Anansi tales, as well as 17 others. Includes the story of how the tales came to be called Anansi tales. In the olden days all the stories which men told were stories of Nyankupon, the chief of the gods.
Spider wanted the stories to be about him/5. West Indian Folk-tales (Oxford Myths and Legends) Paperback – J by Philip M.
Sherlock (Author) out of 5 stars 7 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback "Please retry" $Cited by: 6. As a child, Philip Sherlock loved to listen to folk tales. Since then he has made a significant contribution to Caribbean folklore by recording many of them in print for the first time.
Here are fables of the birds and animals of the West Indies: jaguar, snake, crested curassow, wild pig, parrot, wise owl, and of Anansi--the spider who can assume human form.4/5(1).
These colourful tales from the West Indies and Guyana are full of unusual characters, Folk tales from the west book Mr Snake, Monkey, Mancrow the bird of darkness, Anasi the spider and his old adversary, Tiger/5(2).
by Gregory Thorne Three Short West Indian Folk Tales is based on stories author Gregory Thorne heard mostly from aunts, uncles, and some older cousins. One tale, a story from Guyana called Black Water, came from a friend.
According to legend, old dead trees that stick out of the sea are to blame for the disappearances of swimmers and fishermen. 11 Incredible Tall Tales From The Old West. 09/13/ am ET Updated Contemporary fiction writers have access to an exciting complexity of reality reflected back to us in more and more ways through different media.
When I was researching Calamity Jane and the Old West for my book. The question of authorship is further complicated by the preexistence of much of the novel's material in the form of folk tales.
 Regardless of the origins and authorship, Journey to the West has become the authoritative version of these folk stories,  and Wu's name has become inextricably linked with the book. Welcome to World of Tales - a collection of children's stories, folktales, fairy tales and fables.
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This volume of West African folk tales includes a number of such tales, among them, "The Cricket and the Toad," "The Greedy Hare," "The Tortoise and His Broken Shell," "The Story of a Farmer and Four Hyenas," "The/5. A folktale (also spelled folk tale) is a story or legend forming part of an oral tradition.
Folktales are generally passed down from one generation to another and often take on the characteristics of the time and place in which they are told.
This book is grotesquely overpriced for what it is. It passes itself off as a book of West Virginia ballads and folk songs and folktales but only contains 9 1/2 pages of music, the rest are all random poems and folktales.
There is almost no critical evaluation, analysis or scholarship in this book.1/5(1). A charming selection of Caribbean folk tales that include fables of the birds and animals of the West Indies: including Anansi, the spider.
Twenty-one selections from the Arawak and the Carib people, and from the Ashanti people of West Africa. A great introduction to folk tales and legends. flag Like see review/5. A Second Book of Czechoslovak Fairy Tales and Folk Tales. Notes: Contains 20 Czechoslovak folktales. The author used Czech, Slovakian and Moravian sources.
Author: Parker Fillmore Published: Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York. Many elements of Caribbean folklore (the orally transmitted beliefs, myths, tales, and practices of a group of people) are African in origin, given that slaves brought from Africa's West (or Gold) Coast made up a large majority of those brought to the region.
Characters. Very popular in terms of Caribbean story-telling, and a direct transfer from West Africa to the Caribbean are the. This volume of West African folk tales includes a number of such tales, among them, "The Cricket and the Toad," "The Greedy Hare," "The Tortoise and His Broken Shell," "The Story of a Farmer and Four Hyenas," "The Man with Seven Dogs," and "The Boy in the Drum." Animals, both natural and magical, play large roles in these s: 5.
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The collection of folktales from Asia consists of fourteen books with stories: 55 Arabic folktales, Chinese folktales, 69 Indian folktales, 69 Japanese folktales and 61 Filipino folktales.
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However, this book ended up spending most of its time by my bedside. It is SO GOOD. I came across it by accident, but I totally love it, just as much as I love my anthology of original Grimm's fairy tales. If you have any interest in the nuances of folktales, and if you love looking for similarities between cultures, start here.