Brazilian Folktales (World Folklore) by Livia Maria M de Almeida,Ana Maria Portella,Margaret Read

By Livia Maria M de Almeida,Ana Maria Portella,Margaret Read MacDonald

A wealthy brew of greater than forty conventional Brazilian tales―from production tales and tales of attraction to animal and trickster tales―draws at the different cultural traditions of indigenous peoples, humans of African descent, these of ecu (and fairly Portuguese) descent, and combos of those teams. The tales are retold by means of modern day complete Brazilian storytellers. additionally contains history details at the state and the stories, colour pictures, conventional recipes, and kid's games.

Brazil, the most important nation in South the United States, covers an enormous terrain that levels from the tropical rain forests of the Amazon basin and upland farms, to towering mountains and sandy shorelines; from hugely populated city facilities to almost inaccessible inside jungle areas. Its inhabitants consists of indigenous peoples (e.g., Tupy, Kaxinawa, Taulipang), humans of African descent, these of ecu (mostly Portuguese) descent, and combos of those teams. Drawing at the diversified cultural traditions and ethnic variety of the rustic, this assortment bargains readers a wealthy brew of conventional Brazilian tales―from construction tales and tales of appeal to animal and trickster stories. greater than forty tales are incorporated, in addition to historical past info, colour photos, recipes, and video games. There are only a few collections of Brazilian folktales at the moment on hand in English, and none with this intensity and diversity. this can be a significant treasury for storytellers, folklorists, and educators. additionally a very good source for educators making plans devices at the Amazon rain woodland! All grade levels.

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