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Stretching back many centuries to its origins in India, the Gypsy oral tradition has accumulated a vast, diverse treasury of folktales. The eighty tales in this volume are gathered from thirty-one different countries. Each tale has a headnote elucidating the tales background. Index; photographs.

Synopsis:

Stretching back over the ages, the Gypsy oral tradition has accumulated a vast and diverse treasure of folktales. The 80 stories published in this volume are gathered from 31 countries. 16-page photo insert.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-243) and indexes.

Table of Contents

How the Gypsy went to heaven /Themouse's wedding /Husband or brother? /Thefaithful mongoose /Vana /Theenchanted frog /Themosquito /Why Gypsies are scattered about the earth /Thetailor's clever daughter /Adeceiving sleep /Thesilly man who sold his beard /TheGypsies' fiddle /Joréska who came back from the dead /Thebride and the egg yolk /Thejealous husband /Thetoad's revenge /Tale of a foolish brother and of a wonderful bush /Thedream /Thegolden girl /TheGypsy woman and the cave /Forty scatterbrained Gypsies /Yerasimos /Phara-un, God of the Gypsies /Thesixty-one skills /How the devil helped God create the world /Adish of laban /Awicked fox / t Alifi and Dalifi /How the Gypsies became musicians /Thechurch of cheese /Therobber and the housekeeper /Why the sea is salty /Death and the old Gypsy woman /Napolina /Themagic whistle /Bread /Theenchanted house /Jack and his golden snuffbox /One hundred cows /TheRomni's riddle /Theriddle /Why the Jews and the Gypsies are enemies /Thethree travelers /Thebird and the golden cage /TheGypsy lawyer /Thecreation /Yannakis the fearless /Thevases of harmony /Thered King and the witch /Thewooden horseshoe and the three nails /Thefox and the miller /TheGypsy smith /How it is in the Gypsy paradise /TheGypsy of Tucumâan /Thethree villages /Thetwo children /Why the Gypsies don't have an alphabet /Why Gypsies eat hedgehog /Theflood /TheGypsy and the hen /Sam Patra and his brothers /Gypsy origins /Themagic belt /St. George and the Gypsies /Languages /Adead man pays back /Frosty /Thegrateful lions /TheGypsy and the giant /Theyoung Gypsy girl and the forest guard /You will eat, but you will not work /Thesnake /Thepoor Gypsy and the devil /King Edward and the Gypsy /TheGypsy thief /Thebird /Theold couple and their pig /Voso Zachari tells his tale /The Rom in the piano.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156379892
Author:
Tong, Diane
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Tong
Location:
San Diego
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Mythology and folklore
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Gypsies
Subject:
Romanies
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Romanies - Folklore
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Harvest ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 6
Publication Date:
19890431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Toddler - Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 9.99 lb
Age Level:
03-UP

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"Synopsis" by , Stretching back over the ages, the Gypsy oral tradition has accumulated a vast and diverse treasure of folktales. The 80 stories published in this volume are gathered from 31 countries. 16-page photo insert.

"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-243) and indexes.
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