Download PDF by Richard Erdoes,Alfonso Ortiz: American Indian Trickster Tales (Myths and Legends)

By Richard Erdoes,Alfonso Ortiz

ISBN-10: 0140277714

ISBN-13: 9780140277715

ISBN-10: 0670878294

ISBN-13: 9780670878291

Of the entire characters in myths and legends advised all over the world, it is the wily trickster who presents the true spark within the motion, inflicting difficulty anywhere he is going. This determine indicates up many times in local American folklore, the place he is taking many varieties, from the irascible Coyote of the Southwest, to Iktomi, the amorphous spider guy of the Lakota tribe. This astonishing number of American Indian trickster stories, compiled via an eminent anthropologist and a grasp storyteller, serves because the ideal significant other to their earlier masterwork, American Indian Myths and Legends.

American Indian Trickster Tales comprises a couple of hundred tales from sixty tribes? many recorded from residing storytellers?which are illustrated with vigorous and evocative drawings. those interesting stories could be learn aloud and loved via readers of any age, and may front folklorists, anthropologists, enthusiasts of local American literature, and enthusiasts of either Joseph Campbell and the Brothers Grimm.

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