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Charles G. Leland: Origin Of The Black Snakes

Language:
English
Genres:
Childrens Fiction, Travel & Adventure

Charles Godfrey Leland (1824-1903) was an American writer working in the genres 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 is an old Indian legend that was collected and retold by Charles Leland. The story tells us about a couple living by the lake. The couple has no children. One day the wife comes to the lack and see a handsome young man coming out of it. The woman gets to know that this is the Serpent and she falls in love with him and they become lovers.

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