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 instructed all over the world, it is the wily trickster who presents the genuine spark within the motion, inflicting hassle at any place he is going. This determine indicates up repeatedly 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 through an eminent anthropologist and a grasp storyteller, serves because the excellent better half to their prior masterwork, American Indian Myths and Legends.

American Indian Trickster Tales contains a couple of hundred tales from sixty tribes? many recorded from dwelling storytellers?which are illustrated with energetic and evocative drawings. those wonderful stories should be learn aloud and loved via readers of any age, and should front folklorists, anthropologists, fanatics of local American literature, and fanatics of either Joseph Campbell and the Brothers Grimm.

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