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The Guizer : [electronic resource] a book of fools / [compiled by] Alan Garner.

Contributor(s): Garner, Alan, 1934-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, [1976] c1975Description: 213, [8] p., : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 068886001X; 9780688860011.Subject(s): Tales | Tricksters -- Juvenile literature | Fools and jesters -- Fiction | FolkloreDDC classification: 398.2/2 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
The beginning / told by Sam Blowsnake (Winnebago, Nebraska) -- Chulyen = Crow (Tanaina, Alaska) -- The smart man and the fool (Fjort, Zaire) -- Spider-stories (Akan-Ashanti, Ghana) -- The Astick cuckoo -- Happy Boz'll (Gypsy) -- The cow that ate the piper (Ireland) -- The lad of the skin coverings (Ireland) -- Finn's journey to Lochlan (Ireland) -- The smith's rock in the Isle of Skye (British).
Tondi (Batak, Sumatra) -- Leza the besetting one (Ba-ila, Northern Rhodesia) -- Turncoat -- The Astick pool -- Bobby Rag (English Gypsy) -- The big stone -- Sir Halewyn -- The Astick barn -- The clerk of Barthomley -- Robin Good-fellow (English).
Under the earth I go (Scottish) -- Maui-of-a-Thousand-Tricks (Pacific Islands) -- Maui and death (Pacific Islands) -- The young man, the lion, and the yellow-flowered zwart-storm tree (Bushmen) -- The red king and the witch (Rumanian Gypsy) -- Foka (Carpathian) -- I'll have the whetstone -- Hare (Winnebago Sioux).
Summary: A collection of stories about fools drawn from American Indian, African, Irish, Gypsy, Sumatran, Flemish, and British sources.
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A collection of stories about fools drawn from American Indian, African, Irish, Gypsy, Sumatran, Flemish, and British sources.

The beginning / told by Sam Blowsnake (Winnebago, Nebraska) -- Chulyen = Crow (Tanaina, Alaska) -- The smart man and the fool (Fjort, Zaire) -- Spider-stories (Akan-Ashanti, Ghana) -- The Astick cuckoo -- Happy Boz'll (Gypsy) -- The cow that ate the piper (Ireland) -- The lad of the skin coverings (Ireland) -- Finn's journey to Lochlan (Ireland) -- The smith's rock in the Isle of Skye (British).

Tondi (Batak, Sumatra) -- Leza the besetting one (Ba-ila, Northern Rhodesia) -- Turncoat -- The Astick pool -- Bobby Rag (English Gypsy) -- The big stone -- Sir Halewyn -- The Astick barn -- The clerk of Barthomley -- Robin Good-fellow (English).

Under the earth I go (Scottish) -- Maui-of-a-Thousand-Tricks (Pacific Islands) -- Maui and death (Pacific Islands) -- The young man, the lion, and the yellow-flowered zwart-storm tree (Bushmen) -- The red king and the witch (Rumanian Gypsy) -- Foka (Carpathian) -- I'll have the whetstone -- Hare (Winnebago Sioux).

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