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Charles G. Leland: Of The Great Works Which Glooskap Made In The Land

Language:
English
Genres:
Childrens Fiction, Historical

Charles Godfrey Leland (1824-1903) was an American writer working in the genres of humour and satire and collecting folklore. He studied American and European traditions and travelled a lot while working as a journalist. Leland became famous for his comic book 'Hans Breitman's Ballads'. This a is an old Indian legend that was collected and retold by Charles Leland. It tells us of a traditional character of the Indian folklore - Glooskap, an omnipotent god. The story starts with the Boar’s Back traveling through the sea and getting his people tired. And here comes the Master, the ruler of all the men and animals to perform another great dead…

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