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Folktales of Mexico. Edited and translated by Américo Paredes. Foreword by Richard M. Dorson.


Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1970] .
ISBN 0226645711, 9780226645711

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Subjects Folklore -- Mexico.
Mexico.
Tales -- Mexico.
Tales.
Series Folktales of the world (Chicago, Ill.)
Description lxxxiii, 282 pages 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-255).
Contents Animal tales. The rabbit and the fox -- Good is repaid with evil -- The rabbit and the coyote -- The lot of all asses -- A rude retort.
Formula tales. The nanny goat -- The ram in the chile patch -- Pérez the mouse -- Pérez the mouse -- The little ant -- Talking animals -- Round.
Jokes and anecdotes. The drovers who lost their feet -- El Achichinque -- The man who was full of truth -- The miraculous mesquite -- The mourning fee -- The widow's cat -- Who spittled? -- Pedro de Urdemalas and the gringo -- Pedro de Urdemalas and the gringo -- Pedro de Urdemalas and the house with strange names -- Pedro de Urdemalas and the house with strange names -- Pedro de Urdemalas and the priest -- Pedro de Urdemalas, schoolmaster -- The sham wise man -- Laziness rewarded -- The two psychiatrists -- All's for the best -- The rider in the brambles -- The stake in the graveyard -- The fool and his brother -- Thank god it wasn't a peso -- The stupid drover -- The rosary of Amozoc -- God gives a hundred for one -- All priests go to hell -- I can't hear a thing -- The big Christ and the little Christ -- On Holy Week -- The miracle of San Pedro Piedra Gorda -- The sermon on the arrest of Jesus -- The famous sermon -- A current story.
Legendary narratives. The world -- The dog that loved to hunt armadillos -- Kondoy -- Tamácasti -- The Pujpatzá -- The man who escaped from the bathhouse -- Horse's hooves and chicken feet -- The witch mother-in-law -- The witch wife -- The pig-man -- The phantom children -- Little Saint Michael -- Elves -- Mal de Ojo -- ¡Qué Veo! -- Quevedo and the king -- Your reward is up above -- Don José and the water vendor -- Don José and the peddler -- Don Bartolo -- Arnulfo and the law -- Arnulfo collects a crowd -- The mayor of San Fernando.
Ordinary folktales. Juan Oso -- Blancaflor -- The little guava -- The four sisters -- The bad negress -- The greenish bird -- The horse of seven colors -- The poor woodcutter -- The louse skin -- The priest who had one small glimpse of glory -- Christ is the better smith -- The hard-hearted son -- The flower of Lily-Lo -- The three shining stones -- The five counsels -- The three questions -- Ixte'que (the thief) -- The tailor who sold his soul to the devil.
Geographic Area Mexico
Network Numbers (OCoLC)128227
(OCoLC)ocm00128227
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Paredes, Américo, 1915-1999,
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