[PW] A folktale about spiders

Charles Early charles.early at gmail.com
Tue Oct 22 15:50:35 PDT 2019


Anansi seems to be a well-known figure in folklore.  Wikipedia (
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anansi) has lots of references.

Charles Early

On Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 3:02 PM Frogg <mykle.law at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Kathleen, I did some digging, mostly searching several google
> searches until I came across this bibliography. Annotations on these
> sources are limited, but it is quite a long list of stories and sources
> about spiders. I examined several, but did not find your village of growing
> monster spiders story.
>
> But I figured the bibliography might be a useful tool for you to dig
> through.
>
> Spider-Spun Tales:
> A Bibliography of Spiders in Literature and the Visual Arts
> https://www.h-net.org/~nilas/bibs/Spider.html
>
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 14, 2019 at 4:00 PM Chayna Truex <chayna.truex at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hello Kathleen,
> >  I couldn't find anything that relates to Japanese children's stories.
> But,
> > I found children tales about a spider called Anansi that has to do with
> > Akan Folktales. Do you happen to have any more information that you could
> > provide on this spider tale?
> > Thank you!
> > Best,
> > Chayna Truex
> > Graduate College at University of Iowa
> > MA in Library and Information Science
> > Certificate in Book Studies
> > BA Latin Classics and BA English Literature
> > Certificate in Medieval and Renaissance studies
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