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Latin American folktales : stories from Hispanic and Indian traditions

Author: John Bierhorst
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2002.
Series: Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The first panoramic anthology of Hispano-American folk narratives, this core collection gathers one hundred tales arranged in the form of a "velorio," or wake. The tales are preceded by a selection of early Colonial legends foreshadowing the themes of Latino folklore, followed by modern Indian myths, riddles, chain riddles, and folk prayers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Folklore
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Latin American folktales.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©2002
(DLC) 2001034056
(OCoLC)47074605
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Bierhorst
ISBN: 9780307426581 0307426580 1299107842 9781299107847
OCLC Number: 774599285
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 386 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prologue: early colonial legends --
Montezuma --
The talking stone --
Montezuma's wound --
Eight omens --
The return of Quetzalcoatl --
Is it you? --
Legends of the Inca Kings --
Mayta Capac --
The storm --
The vanishing bride --
A messenger in black --
The oracle at Huamachuco --
Bringing out the Holy word --
Folktales: a twentieth-century wake --
In the city of Benjamin --
Antuco's luck --
Don Dinero and Doña Fortuna --
Mistress Lucía --
St. Peter's wishes --
The coyote Teodora --
Buried alive --
The three gowns --
The horse of seven colors --
The cow --
Death and the doctor --
What the owls said --
Aunt Misery --
Palm-tree story --
Pedro de Urdemalas --
The letter carrier from the other world --
The King's pigs --
The sack --
Pedro goes to heaven --
A voyage to eternity --
Mother and daughter --
The bird sweet magic --
Death comes as a rooster --
The twelve truths of the world --
Folk prayers --
The mouse and the dung beetle --
The canon and the King's false friend --
The story that became a dream --
St. Theresa and the lord --
Rice from ashes --
Juan María and Juana María --
The witch wife --
O wicked world --
The three sisters --
The count and the Queen --
Crystal the Wise --
Love like salt --
The Pongo's dream --
The fox and the monkey --
The Miser's jar --
Tup and the ants --
A master and his pupil --
The Louse-drum --
The three dreams --
The clump of basil --
Riddles --
The charcoal peddler's chicken --
The three counsels --
Seven blind Queens --
The mad King --
A mother's curse --
The hermit and the drunkard --
The noblewoman's daughter and the charcoal woman's son --
The enchanted cow --
Judas's ear --
Good is repaid with evil --
The fisherman's daughter --
In the beginning --
How the first people were made --
Adam's rib --
Adam and Eve and their children --
God's letter to Noéh --
God chooses Noah --
The flood --
A prophetic dream --
The white lily --
The night in the stable --
When morning came --
Why did it dawn? --
That was the principal day --
Three kings --
The Chirst child as trickster --
Christ saved by the firefly --
Christ betrayed by snails --
Christ betrayed by the magpie-jay --
The blind man at the cross --
The cricket, the mole, and the mouse --
As if with wings --
Slowpoke slaughtered four --
The price of heaven and the rain of Caramels --
Pine cone the astrologer --
The dragon slayer --
The rarest thing --
Pince Simpleheart --
The flower of Lily-Lo --
My garden is better than ever --
Juan Bobo and the pig --
The parrot prince --
A dead man speaks --
The bear's son --
Charity --
Riches without working --
Let somebody buy you who doesn't know you --
The mouse king --
Mariquita Grim and Mariquita Fair --
The compadre's dinner --
The hog --
Two sisters --
The ghosts' reales --
The bad compadre --
Black chickens --
Doublehead --
Littlebit --
Rosalie --
A day laborer goes to work --
The moth --
The earth ate them --
Why tobacco grows close to houses --
The buzzard husband --
The dead wife --
Romi Kumu makes the world --
She was thought and memory --
Was it not an illusion? --
The beginning life of the hummingbird --
Ibis story --
The condor seeks a wife --
The priest's son becomes an eagle --
The revolt of the utensils --
The origin of permanent death.
Series Title: Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by John Bierhorst.

Abstract:

The first panoramic anthology of Hispano-American folk narratives, this core collection gathers one hundred tales arranged in the form of a "velorio," or wake. The tales are preceded by a selection of early Colonial legends foreshadowing the themes of Latino folklore, followed by modern Indian myths, riddles, chain riddles, and folk prayers.

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