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Published by Gyldendal in London, Copenhagen, Christiana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eskimos -- Folklore,
  • Arctic regions -- Folklore,
  • Greenland -- Folklore

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcollected by Knud Rasmussen, edited and rendered into English by W. Worster, with illustrations by native Eskimo artists.
    GenreFolklore.
    ContributionsWorster, W. J. Alexander 1882-1929.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination156 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7130441M

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Eskimo Folk-Tales The Two Friends Who Set Off to Travel Round the World. Once there were two men who desired to travel round the world, that they might tell others what was the manner of it. This was in the days when men were still many on the earth, and there were people in all the lands.

Now we grow fewer and fewer. A Treasury of Eskimo Tales. Notes: Contains 31 folktales gathered from the Eskimo living in North America. Author: Clara Kern Bayliss Published:. Eskimo Folk-Tales, by Knud Rasmussen, [], full text etext at   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Library. Top Eskimo folk-tales Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for Pages: The illustrations are by native Eskimo artists. They are not drawn to illustrate the particular stories, but represent typical scenes and incidents such as are there described.

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Eskimo Folk-Tales avg rating — ratings — published — 45 editions Want to Read saving /5. LibriVox recording of Eskimo Folk-Tales by Knud Rasmussen. (Translated by W. Worster.) Read in English by Expatriate Quote: "No man is better qualified to tell the story of Greenland, or the stories of its people.

A Kayak Full of Ghosts: Eskimo Tales. Includes tales from Iceland, Sudan, Palestine, Lebanon, Tibet, amongst others. This series contains volumes which include 20 to 30 tales, accompanied by an introduction and a historical overview which give readers insights into the culture, the folk literature, and the lives of the people in the region/5.

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Rasmussen and members of his expedition investigated ancient and modern Eskimo sites from Greenland to Siberia and collected more t Eskimo implements the explorer brought back a vast array of notebooks which he had filled with Eskimo : International Polar Institute.

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Knud, Rasmussen, Eskimo Folk-tales, translated by W. Alexander Worster (London: Gyldendal, ) Knud Rasmussen (–), the child of a Danish missionary, grew up in western Greenland among the Kalaallit people, whose culture fascinated him from an early age.

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THE 53 Eskimo, or Inuit, folk tales contained herein were collected in various parts of Greenland, taken down from the lips of the Eskimo story-tellers themselves, by Knud Rasmussen [ ], the Danish explorer, himself partly of Eskimo origin.

Herein you will find 53 stories unlike any European märchen. A Treasury of Eskimo Tales (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, c), by Clara Kern Bayliss, illust.

by George L. Carlson (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) Eskimo Folk-Tales, ed. by Knud Rasmussen and W. Alexander Worster (illustrated HTML at ) Filed under: Eskimos -- Alaska -- Folklore.

Eskimo folktale In days of old an enormous man lived with other members of the Inuit tribe in a village beside a large inlet. He was so tall that he could straddle the inlet, and he used to stand that way every morning and wait for the whales to pass beneath him.

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Eskimo Folk-Tales | Knud Rasmussen | Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales | Audiobook full unabridged |. Eskimo folktale The little Eskimo away up in the northern part of British America has a pretty hard time of it, as you may know when you think how cold it is there.

He is born in a snow hut, and when he is but a few hours old he is carried on his mother's back out upon the ice, and around and around in circles and after a while through deep.

Two new story books based on Eskimo tales reflect that diversity. Teri Sloat has retold and illustrated ''The Eye of the Needle,'' a story based on a. He published many books about his expeditions and research; Eskimo Folk-Tales was published inand it contains illustrations by Inuit artists.

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The Red Skeleton Eskimo folktale In a village on Cape Prince of Wales, very long ago, there was a poor orphan boy who had no one to take his part and who was treated badly by everyone, being made to run here and there at the bidding of all the villagers.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rasmussen, Knud, Eskimo folk-tales. London ; Copenhagen ; Christiana: Gyldendal, (OCoLC)'Eskimo' is not an offensive word in three older books of Eskimo tales I have looked in, but in Canada and Greenland the term has fallen out of favour and is widely replaced by "Inuit".

The following is mainly summarised from W. W. Worster's introduction to Knud Rasmussen' Eskimo Folk-Tales from Additional Physical Format: Print version: Rasmussen, Knud, Eskimo folk-tales. London ; Copenhagen ; Christiana: Gyldendal, (OCoLC)