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Latino American folktales

Author: Thomas A Green
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2009.
Series: Stories from the American mosaic.
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"Latino Americans have a powerful voice in society and a wealth of cultural traditions. Fundamental to those traditions are numerous folktales. Some are funny, some draw upon the supernatural, some look back on ancestral ways, and some capture the experience of Latinos in the United States. Written expressly for students and general readers, this book assembles and comments on a wide range of Latino American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Latino American folktales.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008040216
(OCoLC)255015431
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Green
ISBN: 9780313363009 0313363005
OCLC Number: 592756100
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 174 pages).
Contents: Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca --
Jesus --
The peak of gold --
Becoming American --
The little green rabbit --
A new Mexico David --
John Tiger --
The boy who became king --
Maria the ash girl --
Blanca Flor --
The bear prince --
The prohibited chamber --
Tale of the rabbit --
Brother coyote --
Sister fox and brother coyote --
Pedro de Urdemalas --
Pablo Apodaca and the bear --
Manuel Jesus Vasques: a life on the southwest frontier --
Francisco Trujillo and Billy the kid --
Elfego baca --
Sunday seven --
The bird of the sweet song --
The louse skin coat --
Princess Papantzin's resurrection --
Clemencia and José --
The giant's secret --
La llorona --
Bullet-swallower --
The accursed bell --
El señor Milagroso rescues a stingy son --
The penitent brothers --
The living spectre --
Three live witches --
The witch deer --
Witch tales from new Mexico.
Series Title: Stories from the American mosaic.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas A. Green.

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Assembles a wide range of Latino American folktales. This title incudes more than 30 tales that are grouped in thematic sections on origins; heroes, heroines, villains, and fools; society and  Read more...

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"Continuing his series collecting folktales of various national and ethnic groups in the US, Green (anthropology, Texas A&M U.) presents a selection of fictional tales, legends, myths, and personal Read more...

 
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