Latin American Folktales: Stories from Hispanic and Indian Traditions The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Pantheon #ad - Latin American Folktales: Stories from Hispanic and Indian Traditions The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library #ad - The wisdom and artistry of storytellers from hispanic and Indian traditions preserve one of the world's richest folktale traditions—combining the lore of medieval Europe, the ancient Near East, and pre-Columbian America. Gathered from twenty countries, the stories are brought together here in a core collection of one hundred tales arranged in the form of a velorio, including the United States, or wake, the most frequent occasion for public storytelling.

This is the first panoramic anthology of Hispano-American folk narratives in any language. Part of the pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library.

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American Indian Myths and Legends The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Pantheon #ad - American Indian Myths and Legends The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library #ad - More than 160 tales from eighty tribal groups gives us a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. In addition to mining the best folkloric sources of the nineteenth century, the editors have also included a broad selection of contemporary Native American voices. With black-and-white illustrations throughout Selected and edited by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library Pantheon fairy Tale & Folklore Library.

From across the continent comes tales of creation and love; heroes and war; animals, tricksters, and the end of the world.

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Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Pantheon #ad - Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library #ad - Ghost stories, fables, and heroic sagas: the forms are familiar, romances, but the characters we meet surprise us at every turn. This collection of tales opens up a magical world far from our customary haunts. For those who know and love the tales of the Grimms and Andersen, the universal themes of fairy tale literature emerge in these classic stories, but with a sophistication that is uniquely Chinese and altogether entrancing.

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African Folktales The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Pantheon #ad - Example Bullet Point 2. Abrahams has selected ninety-five tales that suggest both the diversity and the interconnectedness of the people who live there. The storytellers weave imaginative myths of creation and tales of epic deeds, chilling ghost stories, and ribald tales of mischief and magic in the animal and human realms.

African Folktales The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library #ad - The deep forest and broad savannah, kraals, the campsites, and villages—from this immense area south of the Sahara Desert the distinguished American folklorist Roger D. Abrahams renders these stories in a narrative voice that reverberates with the rhythms of tribal song and dance and the emotional language of universal concerns.

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Japanese Tales The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Pantheon #ad - Japanese Tales The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library #ad - Stories of miracles, and legends, jokes, fables, visions of hell, these tales reflect the Japanese civilization. Example Bullet Point 1. Two hundred and twenty tales from medieval Japan—tales that welcome us into a fabulous faraway world populated by saints, ghosts, magical healers, scoundrels, and a vast assortment of deities and demons.

They ably balance the lyrical and the dramatic, the ribald and the profound, offering a window into a long-vanished culture. With black-and-white illustrations throughoutPart of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library Pantheon fairy Tale & Folklore Library. Example Bullet Point 2.

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Folktales from India The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Pantheon #ad - Folktales from India The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library #ad - Example Bullet Point 2. An enchanting collection of 110 tales, that are by turns harrowing and comic, sardonic and allegorical, translated from twenty-two different languages, mysterious and romantic. Pantheon. Here is an indispensable guide to India's ageless folklore tradition. With black-and-white illustrations throughoutPart of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library Pantheon fairy Tale & Folklore Library.

Gods disguised as beggars and beasts, wise counselors and foolish kings—all inhabit a fabular world, sagacious jesters and magical storytellers, animals enacting Machiavellian intrigues, yet one that is also firmly grounded in everyday life. Example Bullet Point 1.

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Russian Fairy Tales The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Pantheon Books #ad - The most comprehensive collection of classic russian tales available in English introduces readers to universal fairy-tale figures and to such uniquely Russian characters such as Koshchey the Deathless, Baba Yaga, the Swan Maiden, and the glorious Firebird. Example Bullet Point 2. Pantheon. Pantheon Books.

Beautifully illustrated, the more than 175 tales culled from a landmark multi-volume collection by the outstanding Russian ethnographer Aleksandr Afanas'ev reveal a rich, robust world of the imagination. Translated by norbert gutermanillustrated by Alexander AlexeieffWith black-and-white illustrations throughoutPart of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library Pantheon fairy Tale & Folklore Library.

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African American Folktales: Stories from Black Traditions in the New World The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Pantheon #ad - African American Folktales: Stories from Black Traditions in the New World The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library #ad - Example Bullet Point 2. Pantheon Books. Pantheon. Full of life, and humor, wisdom, these tales range from the earthy comedy of tricksters to accounts of how the world was created and got to be the way it is to moral fables that tell of encounters between masters and slaves. They include stories set down in nineteenth-century travelers' reports and plantation journals, tales gathered by collectors such as Joel Chandler Harris and Zora Neale Hurston, and narratives tape-recorded by Roger Abrahams himself during extensive expeditions throughout the American South and the Caribbean.

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Norwegian Folk Tales The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Pantheon #ad - Pantheon Books. Example Bullet Point 2. Example Bullet Point 1. These 35 folk tales have been gathered from peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe's landmark nineteenth-century collections, acclaimed by Jacob Grimm for their freshness and a fullness that "surpass nearly all others. In this sparkling translation by pat shaw and carl norman, are captivating stories of witches, accompanied by a selection of the magnificent original illustrations of Erik Werenskiold and Theodor Kittelsen, trolls, and ogres; sly foxes and mysterious bears; beautiful princesses and country lads-turned-heroes that brim with the matchless vitality and power of their original telling.

Translated by pat shaw and carl normanwith black-and-white illustrations throughoutPart of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library  Pantheon fairy Tale & Folklore Library. Pantheon.

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Yiddish Folktales The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Schocken #ad - Schocken. Long after the culture that produced them tragically disappeared, these enchanting Yiddish folktales continue to work their magic today. With black-and-white illustrations throughoutPart of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library Pantheon fairy Tale & Folklore Library. Filled with princesses and witches, dybbuks and wonder-working rebbes, the two hundred tales that make up this delightful compendium were gathered during the 1920s and 1930s by ethnographers in the small towns and villages of Eastern Europe.

Yiddish Folktales The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library #ad - Example Bullet Point 1. Collected from people of all walks of life,  luck, they include parables and allegories about life, and wisdom; tales of magic and wonder; poignant encounters between rabbis and their disciples; and stories whose only purpose is to entertain. Pantheon. Example Bullet Point 2. Pantheon Books.

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The Norse Myths The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Pantheon #ad - Example Bullet Point 2. Their stories bear witness to the courage, passion, and boundless spirit that were hallmarks of the Norse world. With black-and-white drawings throughoutPart of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library Pantheon fairy Tale & Folklore Library. Here are thirty-two classic myths that bring the pre-Christian Scandinavian world vividly to life.

Example Bullet Point 1. Gods, and monstrous beasts engage in prodigious drinking bouts, greedy schemes for gold, humans, contests of strength, and lusty encounters. Great Stories. Pantheon. Schocken. Included are tales of odin, the wisest and most fearsome of all the gods; Thor, the thundering powerhouse; and the exquisite mafic-wielding Freyja.

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