South-African Folk-Tales by James A. Honey

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Author Honey, James A., 1880-
Title South-African Folk-Tales
Contents Origin of the difference in modes of life between Hottentots and Bushmen -- The lost message -- The Monkey's fiddle -- The Tiger, the Ram, and the Jackal -- The Jackal and the Wolf -- A Jackal and a Wolf -- The Lion, the Jackal, and the Man -- The world's reward -- The Lion and the Jackal -- Tink-tinkje -- The Lion and Jackal -- The Lion and Jackal -- The hunt of Lion and Jackal -- The story of Lion and Little Jackal -- The Lioness and the Ostrich -- Crocodile's treason -- The story of a dam -- The dance for water, or Rabbit's triumph -- Jackal and Monkey -- Lion's share -- Jackal's bride -- The story of Hare -- The white man and Snake -- Another version of the same fable -- Cloud eating -- Lion's illness -- Jackal, Dove, and Heron -- Cock and Jackal -- Elephant and Tortoise -- Another version of the same fable -- Tortoise hunting Ostriches -- The judgment of Baboon -- Lion and baboon -- The Zebra StalLion -- When Lion could fly -- Lion who thought himself wiser than his mother -- Lion who took a Woman's shape -- Why has Jackal a long black stripe on his back? -- Horse cursed by Sun -- Lion's defeat -- The origin of death -- Another version of the same fable -- A third version of the same fable -- A fourth version of the same fable -- A Zulu version of the legend of the "origin of death" -- Literature on South-African folk-lore.
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Language English
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
Subject Tales -- South Africa
Subject Folklore -- South Africa
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EBook-No. 38339
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 8, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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