Multicultural Tales to Tell: Twenty Concise Folktales from around the World

Multicultural Tales to Tell: Twenty Concise Folktales from around the World

by Pleasant DeSpain, Pleasant Despain
     
 

People just can't live together without telling stories. We tell stories that are funny, ironic, insightful, or just simply pleasing to the tongue and ear. Stories just seem to happen. When a story happens with the force of universality, it finds its way into that pantheon of tales that is the common denominator of cultural exchange. Here are 20 such tales,

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People just can't live together without telling stories. We tell stories that are funny, ironic, insightful, or just simply pleasing to the tongue and ear. Stories just seem to happen. When a story happens with the force of universality, it finds its way into that pantheon of tales that is the common denominator of cultural exchange. Here are 20 such tales, collected from Mexico, China, Korea, Fiji, Tibet, Africa, from America's native peoples, and other lands, and chosen for the universality of ....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874833454
Publisher:
August House Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Series:
American Storytelling Series
Edition description:
2 Cassettes
Product dimensions:
4.89(w) x 7.14(h) x 0.59(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

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