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Treasury of Maori folklore.

Alexander Wyclif Reed

Treasury of Maori folklore.

by Alexander Wyclif Reed

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Published by A.H. and A.W. Reed in Wellington (N.Z.) .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL16367924M
ISBN 100589003674

How are aboriginal and maori people the Maori (New Zealand people), Folklore 'Favourite Maori legends' -- subject(s): Maori Tales, Tales, Maori 'Illustrated encyclopaedia of Aboriginal life. A Treasury of Maori Folklore. by A. W. Reed A. H. & A. W. Reed, 42/-The purpose of this book is, in the author's words, ‘to put into simple, connected narrative form, and in a logical sequence of categories, the major legends and beliefs, with their more important variants, and thus to provide a volume of straightforward reading and easy.

  A W Reed's classic Treasury of Maori Folklore has been overhauled. Among the new, important revisions is the removal of Christian overlay and the restoration of Maori rituals, Maori seasons. And it forces Pakeha to consider what it means to "belong" here. p>Alexander Wyclif Reed was born at Auckland on 7 March , son of the Rev. A. J. Reed. He was educated at Auckland Grammar and Mount Albert Grammar Schools. Joining his uncle, A. H. Reed, in , he helped to build up a small bookselling and publishing firm into the largest publishing business in New Zealand at the present time.

Taniwha in mythologia Maoriana sunt entitates quae in lacubus profundis in fluminibus, speluncis obscuris, vel mari habitant, praecipue ubi pericolosae vires fluminis vel fluctus fallaces inveniuntur. Quae traduntur kaitiaki esse, venerabilissimae hominum locorumque deitates tutelariae; in nonnullis autem traditionibus, entitates periculosae praedatoriaeque putantur, quae, exempli gratia.   Shirley Climo's love of folklore began in her childhood and has provided the background for many of her children's books, such as The Korean Cinderella, Magic & Mischief: Tales from Cornwall, A Treasury of Princesses: Princess Tales from Around the World, A Treasury of Mermaids: Mermaid Tales from Around the World, and Someone Saw a Spider: Spider Facts and Folktales, an NCTE Author: Shirley Climo.


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The majestic sweep of Maori tradition moves through the pages of this book; here, for the first time, is a full collection of the myths, legends, and religious beliefs of the New Zealand Maori. Maori folklore and legend has its own peculiar quality, being closely allied to nature in all its manifestations, and with a depth of thought and of.

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Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reed, A.W. (Alexander Wyclif), Treasury of Maori folklore. Wellington, A.H.

Treasury of Maori folklore, Unknown Binding – January 1, by A. W Reed (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: A. W Reed. Title leaf has been torn out by a previous owner, otherwise very good.

Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; pages. Lacking the title leaf. Orange cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: x mm. A large collection of Maori myths and legends.

Text in English. "Natural phenomena were explained by tales of ingenious invention. The sun, moon, and stars had. Etymology and Pacific analogues. Linguists have reconstructed the word taniwha Treasury of Maori folklore. book Proto-Oceanic *tanifa, with the meaning "shark species".In Tongan and Niuean, tenifa refers to a large dangerous shark, as does the Samoan tanifa; the Tokelauan tanifa is a sea-monster that eats people.

In most other Polynesian languages, the cognate words refer to sharks or simply fish. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages ; 26 cm: Contents: pt.

One. CANOES OF CREATION AND DISCOVERY --Prologue: before the beginning --Canoes of the gods --Maui: fisher of lands --Maku and Ti-wakawaka --The man who may have seen ice floes --Canoe of misery --Ch. One. Kupe and Ngahue --Departure from Hawaiki --Death of a wheke.

His scholarship reached its peak with the Treasury of Maori Folklore (), the Treasury of Maori Exploration (date) and the Reed Dictionary of New Zealand Place Names (date).

He was the nephew of A.H. Reed, who established a family bookselling company in Dunedin inwhich went on to become an icon of New Zealand publishing/5(6). The Reed Book of Maori Mythology is a new, updated and revised version of A.W.

Reed's classic A Treasury of Maori Folklore (). These vivid and entertaining stories have been revised by Ross Calman, and can now be enjoyed by a new generation of readers. The book tells the stories of the creation of the universe, of Rangi and Papa and the children of earth and sky, of the demigods Maui.

A Treasury of Mermaids book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. folklore-japanese, folklore-maori, folklore-scots, folklore-swiss. Shirley Climo, whose thematic folktale collections include A Treasury of Princesses: Princess Tales from Around the World and Monkey Business: Stories from Around the World, here 4/5.

The Reed Book of Maori Mythology is a new, updated and revised version of A.W. Reed's classic A Treasury of Maori Folklore (). These vivid and entertaining stories have been revised by Ross Calman, and can now be enjoyed by a new generation of readers/5.

A flood myth or deluge myth is a narrative in which a great flood, usually sent by a deity or deities, destroys civilization, often in an act of divine els are often drawn between the flood waters of these myths and the primaeval waters found in certain creation myths, as the flood waters are described as a measure for the cleansing of humanity, in preparation for rebirth.

☯ Full Synopsis: "The Reed Book of Maori Mythology is a new, updated and revised version of A.W. Reed's classic A Treasury of Maori Folklore (). These vivid and entertaining stories have been revised by Ross Calman, and can now be enjoyed by a new generation of readers.

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Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Folklore, Myths & Legends Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Jun 3, - Classic, historical, and general interest books reveal the hidden mysteries behind secret societies, the supernatural, esoteric philosophies, and other fascinating subjects.

From the myths of China and Japan to the folk tales of Ireland and the legends of the Middle Ages, these books will inform and delight you and open a window on world culture pins. Credit. Main illustration from Reed's Treasury of Maori folklore () Portrait of John White from his Ancient history of the Maori.

See the full story on Te Ao Hou website. Further information will appear in 'Ossian in Aotearoa - ‘Ponga and Puhihuia' and the re-creation of myth' in the issue of the Journal of New Zealand Studies.

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5 Jun - Explore storytimenz's board "Maori: Myths & Legends" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Maori, Maori legends and Kiwiana.7 pins.1. Creation. In Maori cosmogony the universe is created through many stages of Te Kore (chaos, nothingness), Te Po, (darkness, night) until emerges Te Ao Marama (the world of light).

2. The.The Reed Book of Maori Mythology is a new, updated and revised version of A.W. Reed's classic A Treasury of Maori Folklore ().

These vivid and entertaining stories have been revised by Ross Calman, and can now be enjoyed by a new generation of readers.