Gregory McNamee,Luis Alberto Urrea's A World of Turtles: A Literary Celebration PDF

By Gregory McNamee,Luis Alberto Urrea

ISBN-10: 1555661904

ISBN-13: 9781555661908

we now have continuously enjoyed turtles, and we have now 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 background we have now attributed significantly anthropomorphic
values to turtlesas this anthology will be sure. clever, droll,
bright, cautious, responsible, severe, and wise 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 assets of pleasure 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 medical choices approximately turtles and tortoises,
compiled from old, smooth, and modern assets. It appears at
these adored creatures from each attainable human perspective,
revealing them (and us) of their many guises.

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