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The Latin American story finder : a guide to 470 tales from Mexico, Central America and South America, listing subjects and sources / Sharon Barcan Elswit.

Elswit, Sharon, author. (Author).
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Schricker Main Library 398.2098 ELS (Text) 30032010676739 NEW ADULT Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780786478958 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0786478950 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: viii, 318 pages ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-301) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Beginnings and balance : earth, sun, moon, night, people, floods, fire, sky, food, music (stories 1-33) -- Journeys to other realms (stories 34-52) -- Winning and losing with the gods (stories 53-85) -- Making bargains, good and bad (stories 86-123) -- The community (stories 124-165) -- Reaching out with kindness (stories 166-179) -- Seeking justice (stories 180-196) -- Punishments and rewards : teaching good and wise behavior (stories 197-231) -- When cultures, classes or species collide (stories 232-265) -- Defenders of the earth (stories 266-289) -- Between husbands and wives (stories 290-311) -- For love (stories 312-348) -- Supernatural seducers (stories 349-364) -- Tricksters and fools (stories 365-415) -- Heroic rescues and magical escapes (stories 416-441) -- Strange and mysterious encounters (stories 442-470) -- Appendix A. Indigenous peoples by country, with alternate names -- Appendix B. Glossary.
Subject: Tales > Latin America > Bibliography.
Folklore > Latin America > Bibliography.

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