Aboriginal Myths, Legends and Fables
|By||A. W. Reed|
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Book Size||22 x 129 x 191 mm (H x W x D)|
|Imprint||Reed New Holland|
|Release Date||1 Feb 1999|
|Subject Classification||Society & culture: general / Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge / Folklore, myths & legends|
Aboriginal Myths, Legends & Fables presents a wealth of poetic and imaginative tales from Aboriginal cultural heritage. While retelling the stories simply, this book captures the mystical bonds that exist between Aboriginal people, their environment and the spirit life of the Dreamtime. Each story provides the reader with an insight into the fascinating beliefs of one of the oldest living cultures on Earth.
A. W. Reed
Alexander Wyclif Reed, also known as Clif Reed and A. W. Reed, (7 March 1908 – 19 October 1979) was aprolific New Zealand publisher and author.
With his uncle Alfred he established the publishing firm A. H. & A. W. Reed. As an author he was known most commonly as A. W. Reed. Reed wrote many books on topics such as myths, language and place names of both Māoriand Australian Aboriginal cultures.