Comanche Texts

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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.

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

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Canonge, Elliott D. 1958.

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  • Summer Institute of Linguistics
    Publisher Info: A Publication of the Summer Institute of Linguistics of the University of Oklahoma, Norman, 1958
    Place of Publication: Norman, Oklahoma

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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.

Physical Description

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

Notes

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."

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  • 1958

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  • Aug. 30, 2011, 7:44 p.m.

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Canonge, Elliott D. Comanche Texts, book, 1958; Norman, Oklahoma. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182367/: accessed August 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .