Australian legendary tales

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Wordsworth Editions, Mar 16, 2001 - Fiction - 176 pages
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The Myth, Legend, and Folklore series is the product of the unique partnership between Wordsworth Editions and The Folklore Society. Folklore Society scholars provide in-depth introductions, making this the most authoritative series of its kind.

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User Review  - Melanti - LibraryThing

There's some racism (understandable considering when and by whom the stories were collected), but not nearly as much as I would have expected given the subtitle. There's a mix of creation stories and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rebecca Smith - Goodreads

In this collection of folktales there are many lessons that are taught. For example, "Dinewan the Emu and Goomblegubbon the Bustard" shows how jealousy and deceit affects your future and that there ... Read full review


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