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Louisiana Folk-Tales: In French Dialect and English Translation

collected and edited by Alcée Fortier
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Published for the American Folk-Lore Society by G.E. Stechert, 1895.
Language
English
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other) (also in)
Series
Memoirs of the American Folk-Lore Society
Memoirs of the American Folk-Lore Society
Contents
  • Introduction
  • The tales
  • The Creole dialect
  • Part I: Animal tales. The elephant and the whale ; Compair Taureau and Jean Malin ; Compair Lapin and the earthworm ; Compair Lapin and Compair l'Ours ; The Irishman and the frogs ; Compair Lapin and Madame Carencro ; Compair Lapin and Mr. Turkey ; Compair Bouki and the monkeys ; Mr. Monkey, the bridegroom ; The tortoise ; Compair Bouki, Compair Lapin, and the birds' eggs ; The dog and the tiger ; Compair Lapin's godchild ; Miss Mockingbird, Mr. Mockingbird, and Mr. Owl ; Marriage of Compair Lapin
  • Part II: Märchen. King Peacock ; The singing bones ; Jean Sotte ; The devil's marriage ; The little finger ; The statue of St. Anthony ; The little boys and the giants ; The men who became birds ; The good little servant ; The basket of flowers ; John Green Peas ; A poor little boy
  • Appendix. I. The tar baby ; II. Compair Bouki and Compair Lapin no. 1 ; III. The horse of God ; IV. Compair Bouki and Compair Lapin no. 2 ; V. Compair Bouki and Compair Lapin no. 3 ; VI. Compair Bouki and Compair Lapin no. 4 ; VII. Compair Bouki and Compair Lapin no. 5 ; VIII. Compair Bouki and Compair Lapin no. 6 ; IX. The cunning old wizard ; X.A woman changed into a monkey ; XI. The talking eggs ; XII. Grease ; XIII. The golden fish ; XIV. Give me.
Description
xi, 122 pages ; 25 cm.
Notes
French Creole and English on facing pages.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original maroon cloth, stamped in gold. Bottom 5 cm. of backstrip torn; front hinge split. Donation of Arthur Curtiss James.
Series Statement
Memoirs of the American Folk-Lore Society ; vol. II
Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society ; v. 2
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