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The Resource Latin American folktales : stories from Hispanic and Indian traditions, edited and with an introduction by John Bierhorst

Latin American folktales : stories from Hispanic and Indian traditions, edited and with an introduction by John Bierhorst

Label
Latin American folktales : stories from Hispanic and Indian traditions
Title
Latin American folktales
Title remainder
stories from Hispanic and Indian traditions
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by John Bierhorst
Title variation
Latin American folk tales
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/089/68
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
GR111.H57
LC item number
L37 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bierhorst, John
Series statement
Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Latin Americans
  • Indians
  • Tales
  • Legends
Target audience
adult
Label
Latin American folktales : stories from Hispanic and Indian traditions, edited and with an introduction by John Bierhorst
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-383)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: early colonial legends -- Montezuma -- The talking stone -- Montezuma's wound -- Eight omens -- The return of Quetzalcoatl -- Is it you? -- Legends of the Inca Kings -- Mayta Capac -- The storm -- The vanishing bride -- A messenger in black -- The oracle at Huamachuco -- Bringing out the Holy word -- Folktales: a twentieth-century wake -- In the city of Benjamin -- Antuco's luck -- Don Dinero and Doña Fortuna -- Mistress Lucía -- St. Peter's wishes -- The coyote Teodora -- Buried alive -- The three gowns -- The horse of seven colors -- The cow -- Death and the doctor -- What the owls said -- Aunt Misery -- Palm-tree story -- Pedro de Urdemalas -- The letter carrier from the other world -- The King's pigs -- The sack -- Pedro goes to heaven -- A voyage to eternity -- Mother and daughter -- The bird sweet magic -- Death comes as a rooster -- The twelve truths of the world -- Folk prayers -- The mouse and the dung beetle -- The canon and the King's false friend -- The story that became a dream -- St. Theresa and the lord -- Rice from ashes -- Juan María and Juana María -- The witch wife -- O wicked world -- The three sisters -- The count and the Queen -- Crystal the Wise -- Love like salt -- The Pongo's dream -- The fox and the monkey -- The Miser's jar -- Tup and the ants -- A master and his pupil -- The Louse-drum -- The three dreams -- The clump of basil -- Riddles -- The charcoal peddler's chicken -- The three counsels -- Seven blind Queens -- The mad King -- A mother's curse -- The hermit and the drunkard -- The noblewoman's daughter and the charcoal woman's son -- The enchanted cow -- Judas's ear -- Good is repaid with evil -- The fisherman's daughter -- In the beginning -- How the first people were made -- Adam's rib -- Adam and Eve and their children -- God's letter to Noéh -- God chooses Noah -- The flood -- A prophetic dream -- The white lily -- The night in the stable -- When morning came -- Why did it dawn? -- That was the principal day -- Three kings -- The Christ child as trickster -- Christ saved by the firefly -- Christ betrayed by snails -- Christ betrayed by the magpie-jay -- The blind man at the cross -- The cricket, the mole, and the mouse -- As if with wings -- Slowpoke slaughtered four -- The price of heaven and the rain of Caramels -- Pine cone the astrologer -- The dragon slayer -- Johnny-boy / Nicaragua -- The rarest thing -- Prince Simpleheart -- The flower of Lily-Lo -- My garden is better than ever -- Juan Bobo and the pig -- The parrot prince -- Chain riddles -- A dead man speaks -- The bear's son -- Charity -- Riches without working -- Let somebody buy you who doesn't know you -- The mouse king -- Mariquita Grim and Mariquita Fair -- The compadre's dinner -- The hog -- Two sisters -- The ghosts' reales -- The bad compadre -- Black chickens -- Doublehead -- Littlebit -- Rosalie -- A day laborer goes to work -- The moth -- The earth ate them -- Why tobacco grows close to houses -- The buzzard husband -- The dead wife -- Romi Kumu makes the world -- She was thought and memory -- Was it not an illusion? -- The beginning life of the hummingbird -- Ibis story -- The condor seeks a wife -- The priest's son becomes an eagle -- The revolt of the utensils -- The origin of permanent death
Control code
ocm47074605
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 386 pages
Isbn
9780375420665
Lccn
2001034056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
398.208968 L349 ; XX-N ; REV12-02BT3 ; [SC14-15, 2@19.95, ES/TKG]
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o47074605
  • (Sirsi)8274652
Label
Latin American folktales : stories from Hispanic and Indian traditions, edited and with an introduction by John Bierhorst
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-383)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: early colonial legends -- Montezuma -- The talking stone -- Montezuma's wound -- Eight omens -- The return of Quetzalcoatl -- Is it you? -- Legends of the Inca Kings -- Mayta Capac -- The storm -- The vanishing bride -- A messenger in black -- The oracle at Huamachuco -- Bringing out the Holy word -- Folktales: a twentieth-century wake -- In the city of Benjamin -- Antuco's luck -- Don Dinero and Doña Fortuna -- Mistress Lucía -- St. Peter's wishes -- The coyote Teodora -- Buried alive -- The three gowns -- The horse of seven colors -- The cow -- Death and the doctor -- What the owls said -- Aunt Misery -- Palm-tree story -- Pedro de Urdemalas -- The letter carrier from the other world -- The King's pigs -- The sack -- Pedro goes to heaven -- A voyage to eternity -- Mother and daughter -- The bird sweet magic -- Death comes as a rooster -- The twelve truths of the world -- Folk prayers -- The mouse and the dung beetle -- The canon and the King's false friend -- The story that became a dream -- St. Theresa and the lord -- Rice from ashes -- Juan María and Juana María -- The witch wife -- O wicked world -- The three sisters -- The count and the Queen -- Crystal the Wise -- Love like salt -- The Pongo's dream -- The fox and the monkey -- The Miser's jar -- Tup and the ants -- A master and his pupil -- The Louse-drum -- The three dreams -- The clump of basil -- Riddles -- The charcoal peddler's chicken -- The three counsels -- Seven blind Queens -- The mad King -- A mother's curse -- The hermit and the drunkard -- The noblewoman's daughter and the charcoal woman's son -- The enchanted cow -- Judas's ear -- Good is repaid with evil -- The fisherman's daughter -- In the beginning -- How the first people were made -- Adam's rib -- Adam and Eve and their children -- God's letter to Noéh -- God chooses Noah -- The flood -- A prophetic dream -- The white lily -- The night in the stable -- When morning came -- Why did it dawn? -- That was the principal day -- Three kings -- The Christ child as trickster -- Christ saved by the firefly -- Christ betrayed by snails -- Christ betrayed by the magpie-jay -- The blind man at the cross -- The cricket, the mole, and the mouse -- As if with wings -- Slowpoke slaughtered four -- The price of heaven and the rain of Caramels -- Pine cone the astrologer -- The dragon slayer -- Johnny-boy / Nicaragua -- The rarest thing -- Prince Simpleheart -- The flower of Lily-Lo -- My garden is better than ever -- Juan Bobo and the pig -- The parrot prince -- Chain riddles -- A dead man speaks -- The bear's son -- Charity -- Riches without working -- Let somebody buy you who doesn't know you -- The mouse king -- Mariquita Grim and Mariquita Fair -- The compadre's dinner -- The hog -- Two sisters -- The ghosts' reales -- The bad compadre -- Black chickens -- Doublehead -- Littlebit -- Rosalie -- A day laborer goes to work -- The moth -- The earth ate them -- Why tobacco grows close to houses -- The buzzard husband -- The dead wife -- Romi Kumu makes the world -- She was thought and memory -- Was it not an illusion? -- The beginning life of the hummingbird -- Ibis story -- The condor seeks a wife -- The priest's son becomes an eagle -- The revolt of the utensils -- The origin of permanent death
Control code
ocm47074605
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 386 pages
Isbn
9780375420665
Lccn
2001034056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
398.208968 L349 ; XX-N ; REV12-02BT3 ; [SC14-15, 2@19.95, ES/TKG]
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o47074605
  • (Sirsi)8274652

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