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John Bierhorst

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
Edited by John Bierhorst
Vintage Espanol | Trade Paperback | November 2003
$16.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-71397-2 (0-375-71397-2)

Extendiendo a veinte países y quinientos años, desde los mitos coloniales más tempranos hasta los cuentos orales coleccionados en el siglo veinte desde el sur de California, Florida, Texas y Nuevo México, EE.UU., Cuentos Folklóricos Latinoamericanos es la primera antología publicada en español representante de la tradición folklórico de América hispanohablante... Read more






Latin American Folktales
Written by John Bierhorst
Pantheon | Trade Paperback | September 2003
$19.95/22.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-71439-9 (0-375-71439-1)

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 three daughters who robbed their father's grave, and... Read more





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