A World of Turtles: A Literary Celebration - download pdf or read online

By Gregory McNamee,Luis Alberto Urrea

ISBN-10: 1555661904

ISBN-13: 9781555661908

we now have consistently enjoyed turtles, and we've got frequently suspected
them of loving us. A international 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 attributed tremendously anthropomorphic
values to turtlesas this anthology will determine. clever, droll,
bright, cautious, in charge, critical, and intelligent spring to mind, yet also,
somehow, noble, steadfast, loving. Turtles are consistent symbols of
strength, persistence, patience, and lengthy lifestyles. but, for us, from
childhood via maturity, they're perpetual assets of enjoyment as
well

With writings from Aesop to Melville, and folklore from the Abenaki to
the Wagarra, A global of Turtles is an anthology of literary,
folkloric, and clinical decisions approximately turtles and tortoises,
compiled from historic, smooth, and modern resources. It seems at
these loved creatures from each attainable human perspective,
revealing them (and us) of their many guises.

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