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John Bierhorst

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John Bierhorst es el autor de dos libros sobre folklore latinoamericano, The Mythology of South America y The Mythology of Mexico and Central America. Un especialista en los idiomas y las literaturas aztecas, es el traductor de Cantares Mexicanos y el autor de un diccionario nahuatl-ingles. Actualmente es un editor de The Norton Anthology of World Literatura y había recibido subsidios y becas del Americas Society, el National Endowment for the Humanities, y el National Endowment for the Arts.

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Cuentos Folkloricos Latinoamericanos
Fábulas de las tradiciones hispanas e indígenas
Edited by John Bierhorst


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: November 11, 2003
Price: $16.95

The wisdom and artistry of Latin America’s storytellers preserve one of the world’s richest folktale traditions—combining the lore of medieval Europe, the ancient Near East, and pre-Columbian America. Among the essential characters are the quiet man’s wife who knew the Devil’s secrets, the tree daughters who robbed their father’s grave, and... Read more >

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Latin American Folktales
Stories from Hispanic and Indian Traditions
Written by John Bierhorst


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: September 9, 2003
Price: $19.95

The wisdom and artistry of Latin America’s storytellers preserve one of the world’s richest folktale traditions—combining the lore of medieval Europe, the ancient Near East, and pre-Columbian America. Among the essential characters are the quiet man’s wife who knew the Devil’s secrets, the tree daughters who robbed their father’s grave, and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Latin American Folktales
Stories from Hispanic and Indian Traditions
Written by John Bierhorst


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

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