Comanche Texts

Description:

This book contains Comanche folktales, along with the English translations. They are broken into several sections which are listed (along with brief summaries of the stories) in the table of contents: coyote stories; fairy tales and fables; manners and morals; adventure; and obtaining and preparing food. Both the English and Comanche texts have numbered footnotes to line up the translation, explained in the Editor's Note (p. iii); there is also an Explanatory Note describing the Comanche transcription (p. xiii). A vocabulary list including an explanation starts on page 132.

Creator(s): Canonge, Elliott D.
Creation Date: 1958
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Info: A Publication of the Summer Institute of Linguistics of the University of Oklahoma, Norman, 1958
Place of Publication: Norman, Oklahoma
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1958
Description:

This book contains Comanche folktales, along with the English translations. They are broken into several sections which are listed (along with brief summaries of the stories) in the table of contents: coyote stories; fairy tales and fables; manners and morals; adventure; and obtaining and preparing food. Both the English and Comanche texts have numbered footnotes to line up the translation, explained in the Editor's Note (p. iii); there is also an Explanatory Note describing the Comanche transcription (p. xiii). A vocabulary list including an explanation starts on page 132.

Note:

Note on inside front cover says: "Lewis Tahmahkera, Oct. 22, 1970, Given to me by my dear sister, Flora Niyah Roach." There are other handwritten notes on the cover and before the title page.

"Publication of this work was made possible by a grant from the Alumni Development Fund of the University of Oklahoma."

"Impreso en México, 1958."

Physical Description:

xiii, 156 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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Keyword(s): stories | myths | Native Americans | translations
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Series Title: Linguistic Series of the Summer Institute of Linguistics of the University of Oklahoma
Added Title: Linguistic Series of the Summer Institute of Linguistics of the University of Oklahoma, Number 1
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 175043 |
  • LCCN: a 58-8634
  • CALL-NO: P25.S9 no.1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth182367
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text