The content and style of an oral literature; Clackamas Chinook myths and tales.

[Chicago] University of Chicago Press [1959] .

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Subjects Clackamas (Indiens)
Clackamas (Indiens) -- Folklore.
Clackamas -- Folklore.
Clackamas Indians -- Folklore.
Clackamas Indians -- Washington (State)
Clackamas Indians.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Amérique du Nord -- Folklore.
Tales -- Washington (State)
Washington (State)
Description viii, 285 pages 26 cm.
Copyright Date [1959]
Notes "This volume has also been issued ... as Viking Foundation publications in anthropology, number 26."
Includes bibliographical references (page 273).
Summary During months ... in 1929 ... and 1930, [the author] recorded Clackamas Chinook myths, tales, and ethnographic items in text and translation ... Upon completion of the manuscripts of both parts of the texts, [he] proceeded to study the content and style of the myths and tales.-Pref.
Contents Analyses of eight stories: Coyote and skunk; Badger and coyote were neighbors; Fire and his son's son; Grizzly and black bear ran away with the two girls; Grizzly woman killed people; Flint and his son's son; Awl and her son's son -- Literature as a whole -- Features of content: Emphases in content; Relationships; Personalities; Humor; The good; World view; Songs -- Features of style: Variability in play structures; Stylized devices and motifs; Terse delineation and speedy action.
Genre Folklore.
Geographic Area Washington (State)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)717366
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Jacobs, Melville, 1902-1971.
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