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Thomas A Green
|Description:||viii, 167 pages ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Origins. The Princess Kwan-yin ; The great gambling match ; The Monkey and the Turtle ; Why dogs wag their tails ; The casting of the great bell ; The geomancer --
Heroes, heroines, tricksters, and fools. Momotaro : the Peach Boy ; Monkey King : a record of a journey to the western paradise to procure the Buddhist scriptures for the Emperor of China ; The fish prince ; Benito, the faithful servant ; The story of four friends ; The grass-cutting sword ; Han Hsin ; The ogre of Rashomon ; Juan Pusong ; The farmer and the badger ; The Alligator and the Jackal ; Rabbit's eyes --
Society and conflict. How an old man lost his wen ; Datto Somacuel ; Maria and the seven princes ; The tongue-cut sparrow ; The quarrel of the monkey and the crab ; The story of the old man who made withered trees to flower ; The magic rice kettle ; The story of Chang To-Ryong --
The supernatural. An encounter with a hobgoblin ; Evil eye of Sani ; The fearless captain ; The anting-anting of Manuelito ; The story of Urashima Taro, the fisher lad ; The Juan who visited heaven.
|Series Title:||Stories from the American mosaic.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Thomas A. Green.|
"Green (anthropology, Texas A&M U.) has produced other collections of folktales for Greenwood, and here offers educators, students, and general readers examples of a range of traditional Asian