Download PDF by Gregory McNamee,Luis Alberto Urrea: A World of Turtles: A Literary Celebration

By Gregory McNamee,Luis Alberto Urrea

ISBN-10: 1555661904

ISBN-13: 9781555661908

now we have regularly enjoyed turtles, and we've got frequently suspected
them of loving us. A global of Turtles, which gathers literary
sightings of turtles over time and again and plenty of cultures, celebrates the
long-standing position of those creatures within the human imagination.

All via our heritage we've got attributed significantly anthropomorphic
values to turtlesas this anthology will ascertain. clever, droll,
bright, cautious, responsible, critical, and clever are evoked, yet also,
somehow, noble, steadfast, loving. Turtles are consistent symbols of
strength, endurance, persistence, and lengthy existence. but, for us, from
childhood via maturity, they're perpetual resources of enjoyment as
well

With writings from Aesop to Melville, and folklore from the Abenaki to
the Wagarra, A international of Turtles is an anthology of literary,
folkloric, and clinical choices approximately turtles and tortoises,
compiled from historic, glossy, and modern assets. It appears to be like at
these loved creatures from each attainable human perspective,
revealing them (and us) of their many guises.

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