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Asian-Pacific folktales and legends

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Simon & Schuster , New York
Tales -- East Asia., Tales -- Asia, Southeastern., Legends -- East Asia., Legends -- Asia, Southeas

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East Asia., Asia, Southeas

Statementedited by Jeannette L. Faurot.
ContributionsFaurot, Jeannette L.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR330 .A75 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL795696M
ISBN 100684811979
LC Control Number95031549

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Organized by universal folkloric themes, Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends features animal stories, tales of magical skill, explanations of how things came to be the way they are, delightful depictions of the clever and the foolish, ghosts and supernatural beings, and legends about heroes and gods.

From "The Supernatural Crossbow," a Vietnamese tale, to the Malaysian story of "The Man in the Moon,". The 65 myths and folktales in this volume are gathered from the rich heritage of legends in eight East and Southeast Asian countries, with the largest number of stories coming from China (17).

The editor herself translates or retells 14 of the Chinese stories for this collection, while the others are reprinted from existing : Touchstone. Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends by Jeannette Faurot.

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Asian-Pacific folktales and legends by Jeannette L. Faurot,Simon & Schuster edition, in EnglishCited by: 2. Organized by universal folkloric themes, Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends features animal stories, tales of magical skill, explanations of how things came to be the way they are, delightful depictions of the clever and the foolish, ghosts and supernatural beings, and legends about heroes and gods.

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Asian-Pacific folktales and legends. New York: Simon & Schuster, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jeannette L Faurot. Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends Jeanette L. Faurot Touchstone, New York, ISBN: 4 1 5 Autor: Jeannette Faurot. E-book.

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These stories offer us an introduction to the complex oral traditions of the varied civilizations of one of the world's most fascinating regions. Exotic, clever, and poignant, Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends invites you into a magically distinctive world.

Originating from the far corners of the globe—China, Korea, Japan, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia. Organized by universal folkloric themes, Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends features animal stories, tales of magical skill, explanations of how things came to be the way they are, delightful depictions of the clever and the foolish, ghosts and supernatural beings, and legends about heroes and gods.

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Exotic, clever, and poignant, Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends invites you into a magically distinctive world. Originating from the far corners of the globe—China, Korea, Japan, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia—these tales teach us about morality and mysticism in enchanting : Touchstone.

Even today people around Asia hold festivals celebrating the deeds of heroes and animals from ancient folklore. The collection of folktales from Asia consists of fourteen books with stories: 55 Arabic folktales, Chinese folktales, 69 Indian folktales, 69 Japanese folktales and 61 Filipino folktales.

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Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. A collection of foltkales from China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Stories are arranged thematically rather than geographically or culturally, and each section starts with a note summarizing common themes.

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The thrilling story of Leila Folger is a passionate romance based on the legends of Teine Sa, the spirit women of Samoa. The popular ancient beliefs are masterfully incorporated.

Myths, legends, and folktales of America: an anthology User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This entertaining anthology presents the astonishing breadth of American folklore, embracing beliefs, myths, sketches, and tall tales that reflect the American experience.

The book contains about folklore’s of African American origin. These folklore successfully give new life to the past and equally reclaim many olden day cultural legacies that are lost in an attempt to redefine American literature.

Many of the folklore in this book are rarely known and this makes the book even more exhilarating. A good book can open a child's eyes to new places, new customs. From family stories (Grandfather's Journey) to folktales (Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story) to feeling connected to a new culture (The Name Jar): discover the rich culture, humor, and traditions of Japan, Korea, China, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Hawaii in this collection of picture books for kids years old.

Folk-lore and Legends: Scandinavia. Notes: This book features folktales from the Isle of Rugen (Germany), Sweden, Denmark, Norway and the Northern Sagas and Eddas. Contains 28 Scandinavian folktales. Author: Charles John Tibbitts. Buy Folklore, myths & legends books from today.

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Written in a faux-documentary style, this book has all the makings of a folklore come to life. Kate Alice Marshall’s latest book. Decem by Chris Kincaid 38 comments on "The Two Frogs: A Japanese Folktale" The Two Frogs: A Japanese Folktale Once upon a time in the country of Japan there lived two frogs, one of whom made his home in a ditch near the town of Osaka, on the sea coast, while the other dwelt in a clear little stream which ran through the city of Kyoto.

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Children's Book Press’s earliest books presented folktales and legends based on the oral traditions of indigenous peoples from across the Americas. Children's Book Press soon expanded its editorial vision to include stories set in the contemporary United States, poetry collections, and multicultural anthologies.

Books. 10 Spooky Folktales From Around The World but more of a recurring character in many Swedish urban legends, the Silverpilen was a strange train — silver instead of the normal green.As Margaret Read MacDonald writes, “A folktale is a story that has been passed from person to person.” Margaret also cites there are many forms and genres of folktales including: Animal Stories.

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Fairytales. Legends. Myths. Tall Tales. Urban Legends. Promotes scholarly works on folklore, ghost stories, urban legends, cultural beliefs pertaining to death, and related topics; Focuses on Asian and Pacific Islander materials; Full distance learning support is the main priority.

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