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The Singing Mountaineers

The Singing Mountaineers


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About the Book

The Quechua people, the "singing mountaineers" of Peru, still sing the songs that their Inca ancestors knew before the Spaniards invaded the Andes. Some of these songs, collected and translated into Spanish by José María Arguedas and María Lourdes Valladares from the Quechua language and the Huanca dialect, are now presented for the first time in English in the beautiful translations of Ruth Stephan, author of the recent prize-winning novel, The Flight. Also included in this rich collection are nine folk tales collected by Father Jorge A. Lira, translated into Spanish by Sr. Arguedas, and into English by Kate and Angel Flores.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780292709942
  • Publisher: University of Texas Press
  • Publisher Imprint: University of Texas Press
  • Depth: 19
  • Height: 216 mm
  • No of Pages: 212
  • Series Title: English
  • Sub Title: Songs and Tales of the Quechua People
  • Width: 140 mm
  • ISBN-10: 0292709943
  • Publisher Date: 01 Jan 1957
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 13 mm
  • Weight: 281 gr


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