A World of Turtles: A Literary Celebration

Gregory McNamee


A World of Turtles: A Literary Celebration

A World of Turtles: A Literary Celebration

  • Title: A World of Turtles: A Literary Celebration
  • Author: Gregory McNamee
  • ISBN: 9781555661908
  • Page: 270
  • Format: Paperback



We have always loved turtles, and we have often suspected them of loving us A World of Turtles, which gathers literary sightings of turtles over many times and many cultures, celebrates the long standing place of these creatures in the human imagination All through our history we have attributed greatly anthropomorphic values to turtlesas this anthology will confirm WisWe have always loved turtles, and we have often suspected them of loving us A World of Turtles, which gathers literary sightings of turtles over many times and many cultures, celebrates the long standing place of these creatures in the human imagination All through our history we have attributed greatly anthropomorphic values to turtles as this anthology will confirm Wise, droll, bright, wary, dependable, serious, and shrewd come to mind, but also, somehow, noble, steadfast, loving Turtles are constant symbols of strength, patience, endurance, and long life Yet, for us, from childhood through adulthood, they are perpetual sources of delight as well With writings from Aesop to Melville, and folklore from the Abenaki to the Wagarra, A World of Turtles is an anthology of literary, folkloric, and scientific selections about turtles and tortoises, compiled from ancient, modern, and contemporary sources It looks at these cherished creatures from every possible human perspective, revealing them and us in their many guises.


Recent Comments "A World of Turtles: A Literary Celebration"

Confirmation of my feeling that there is something ancient and sacred about the turtle. Stories, facts and legends from many cultures about the turtle.


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