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

By Richard Erdoes,Alfonso Ortiz

ISBN-10: 0140277714

ISBN-13: 9780140277715

ISBN-10: 0670878294

ISBN-13: 9780670878291

Of all of the characters in myths and legends informed world wide, it is the wily trickster who offers 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's taking many varieties, from the irascible Coyote of the Southwest, to Iktomi, the amorphous spider guy of the Lakota tribe. This awesome selection of American Indian trickster stories, compiled by means of an eminent anthropologist and a grasp storyteller, serves because the excellent spouse to their past 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 through readers of any age, and should front folklorists, anthropologists, enthusiasts of local American literature, and fanatics of either Joseph Campbell and the Brothers Grimm.

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