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West Indian folk-tales

Philip Manderson Sherlock

West Indian folk-tales

by Philip Manderson Sherlock

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Published by Oxford U. P. in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales -- West Indies

  • Edition Notes

    Statementretold by Philip Sherlock; illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe
    SeriesOxford myths and legends
    ContributionsKiddell-Monroe, Joan
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[7], 151 p.
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14569070M
    LC Control Number66070268

    WEST AFRICAN FOLK-TALES 6 looking tree, he began to climb. The heavy pot, hang-ing in front of him, made hi s ascent almost impossible. Again and again he tried to reach the top of the tree, where he intended to hang the pot. There, he thought, Wisdom would indeed be beyond the reach of every one but himself. He was unable, however, to carry out. The 3 Haunting Legends Of West Virginia Will Keep You Awake At Night. I absolutely love reading about urban legends and ghost stories that have taken place in my home state! I have a pretty big collection of books, and a majority of the books that make up my shelves are ghost stories, some of which are books that have these accounts in them.

    - Salt and Roti: Indian Folk Tales of the Caribbean - Parmasad was an author and a poet, and was considered a pioneer of children's folk tales in Trinidad. He was a full-time lecturer at the University of the West Indies at St. Augustine/5. West Indian Folk Tales by Sherlock, P. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    “West Indian Folk Tales” retold by Philip Sherlock Reading 16 February 3 Comments What struck me about these stories is the similarity between traditional folk tales in different parts of the world.   In my Peasant Life in Bengal I make the peasant boy Govinda spend some hours every evening in listening to stories told by an old woman, who was called Sambhu's mother, and who was the best story-teller in the village. On reading that passage, Captain R. C. Temple, of the Bengal Staff Corps, son of the distinguished Indian administrator Sir Richard Temple, wrote to me to say how interesting it.


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West Indian Folk-Tales book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. As a child, Philip Sherlock loved to listen to folk tales. Si /5. by Gregory Thorne Three Short West Indian Folk Tales is based on stories author Gregory Thorne heard mostly from aunts, uncles, and some older cousins.

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West Indian folk-tales. London, Oxford U.P., ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: The Coomacka-Tree --The crested curassow --Irraweka, mischief-maker --The jaguar and the crested curassow --The dog's nose is cold --The Warau people discover the earth --Tiger story, Anansi story --Tiger in the forest, Anansi in the web --Mangrow, bird of darkness --Anansi and.

As a child, Philip Sherlock loved to listen to folk tales. Since then he has made a significant contribution to Caribbean folklore by recording many of them in print for the first time.

Here are fables of the birds and animals of the West Indies: jaguar, snake, crested curassow, wild 4/5(1). West Indian Folk Tales. likes 1 talking about this. West Indian folktales are stories that were told by ancestors mainly from West Africa who migrated to the West Indies in the times of Followers: As a child, Philip Sherlock loved to listen to folk tales.

Since then he has made a significant contribution to Caribbean folklore by recording many of them in print for the first time.

Here are fables of the birds and animals of the West Indies: jaguar, snake, crested curassow, wild pig, parrot, wise owl, and of Anansi--the spider who can assume human form.4/5(1).

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Cited by: 6. Indian folktales India is the second most populous country with billion people. During its years of history, four of the major religions in the world were formed in India.

West Indian folk-tales Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Borrow this book to access EPUB Pages: India possesses a large body of heroic ballads and epic poetry preserved in oral tradition, both in Sanskrit and the various vernacular languages of India.

One such oral epic, telling the story of Pabuji, has been collected by Dr. John Smith from Rajasthan; it is a long poem in the Rajasthani language, traditionally told by professional story tellers, known as Bhopas, who deliver it in front.

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