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Aboriginal folk tales of Taiwan : animals, heroes, and heroic adventures /
Charles P. Beaupre ; with a foreword by Reimei Chung.
Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2007.
iii, 255 p., [42] p. of plates ; ill. ; 24 cm.
0773453024, 9780773453029
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Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2007.
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Table of Contents
Aboriginal Folk Tales of Taiwan
Introductionp. 9
The Snake Warriorp. 11
The Snake's Bridep. 13
The Monkey and the Crabp. 20
The Bear's Bridep. 25
The Dog Princep. 32
The Multicolored Fishp. 38
The Pangolin and the Ravenp. 42
The Chastised Mousep. 46
The Leopard and the Bearp. 51
The Fish that Turned Into a Manp. 57
A Contest in the Coldp. 59
The Treaty with the Snakesp. 64
The Dog That Talked Too Muchp. 70
The Crab Battles the Snakep. 76
The Hunter and the Cloud Leopardp. 83
The Boy Who Became a Deerp. 87
Introductionp. 93
The Youths Who Came to Taiwanp. 95
Bei-Nan Streamp. 99
The Spirit in the Bamboo Grovep. 108
The Little Peoplep. 115
The Men Who Shot Down the Sunp. 127
The Hunter and the Mountain Ogrep. 132
The Man Who Could Flyp. 141
The Magic Treep. 147
The Fabulous Journeyp. 153
The Giantsp. 158
The People Who Lived Undergroundp. 165
The White Stonep. 170
The Hunter and His Dogp. 176
Heroic Adventures
Introductionp. 183
The Brave Toad and the Fearless Birdp. 185
The Blue Dovep. 191
The Distraught Brothersp. 196
Under a Cruel Sunp. 201
The Forlorn Sonp. 205
The Intrepid Wife and the Underground Dwellersp. 210
The Courageous Brother and the Little Peoplep. 217
The Solicitous Father and His 'Rainbow' Daughterp. 223
The Valiant Creaturep. 229
The Selfless Daughterp. 233
The Devoted Wife and the Thunder Godp. 238
The Attentive Wifep. 244
The Judicious Grandmotherp. 250
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