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Spiritual World   Spiritual World
Kahlil Gibran

This audio book of Kahlil Gibran's works includes The Prophet, The Forerunner, The Madman and Sand and Foam. more
Sand and Foam   Sand and Foam
Kahlil Gibran

Sand and Foam is a collection of parables and aphorisms, which in true Eastern style draws on a world of kings, hermits, saints, slaves, deserts, animals… more
The Forerunner   The Forerunner
Kahlil Gibran

The Forerunner is a collection of parables and aphorisms, which in true Eastern style draws on a world of kings, hermits, saints, slaves, deserts, animals… more
The Prophet   The Prophet
Kahlil Gibran

The Prophet, which was to become enduringly popular, is a prose piece which is partly auto-biographical. Gibran said that ‘the whole prophet is saying… more
The Madman   The Madman
Kahlil Gibran

One of Kahlil Gibran's first books in English, The Madman is a collection of parables and aphorisms, which in true Eastern style draws on a world of kings,… more
 
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The Orpheus Motif in North America: The Comanche tradition – To give the reader a general idea of the form taken by the Orpheus tradition in North America, I reproduce the version of the Comanche Indians, here published for the first time. It was communicated to me orally by the late Dr Ralph Linton, who noted it down in the course of his field-studies among the Comanche (1933). Particular interest attaches to the Comanche narrative, for it is the first recorded Orpheus tradition from the more easterly Shoshonean groups. No account is given of it in Wallace and Hoebel’s Comanche monograph, which is otherwise a valuable source for the religion and folklore of this tribe. Read here
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