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Nine Visits to the Mythworld

Ghandl of the Qayahl Llaanas (Masterworks of the Classical Haida Mythtellers, V. 2)

by Robert Bringhurst

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Haida poetry,
  • Queen Charlotte Islands,
  • Haida Indians,
  • Native American Folklore,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Multicultural Nonfiction,
  • Haida mythology,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Mythology,
  • Social Science / Native American Studies,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Translations into English,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • British Columbia,
  • Folklore

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7904911M
    ISBN 100803213166
    ISBN 109780803213166

    Nine Visits to the Mythworld – (a reinterpretation of the stories of mythteller Ghandl of the Qayahl Llaanas, as collected in by John Reed Swanton [1]) – (shortlisted for the Canadian Griffin Poetry Prize) Being in Being: The Collected Works of a Master Haida Mythteller - Skaay of the Qquuna Qiighawaay –   His book, The Black Canoe, a study of Bill Reids sculpture, is a classic of Native American art history and his book The Elements of Typographic Style is considered the “bible” for typographers the world over. Two volumes of translation from classical Haida complete the trilogy: Nine Visits to the Mythworld and Being In : Robert Bringhurst.

    Robert Bringhurst is a poet, typographer, linguist, critic, designer, translator, teacher, and cultural historian. He has published more than thirty books, eighteen of them books of poetry. His book, The Black Canoe, a study of Bill Reid's sculpture, is a classic of Native American art history and his book The Elements of Typographic Style is considered the "bible" for typographers the . Compiled by Robert Bringhurst, Nine Visits to the Mythworld: Ghandl of the Qayahl Llaanas () features stories told to Swanton by Ghandl, a Haida man in his fifties, blinded by either smallpox or measles. The name Ghandl means creek or fresh water. A missionary christened him Walter McGregor.

    Robert Bringhurst, one of Canada’s leading poets and book designers, worked and studied with Bill Reid throughout the s. The fruits of this association include a much-loved book of stories, The Raven Steals the Light, as well as Bringhurst and Ulli Steltzer’s book The Black Canoe, a study of Reid’s masterly sculpture. He lives on Quadra Island, British Columbia. Skaay of the Qquuna Qiighawaay may have been one of the greatest Native storytellers of all time. Born in the Haida village of Qquuna about and crippled by an injury in middle age, he devoted himself to the art of telling stories. As the Haidas' older way of life changed dramatically under the onslaught of smallpox epidemics and contact with the outside world, Skaay became .


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"Nine Visits to the Mythworld" permits a potent view into Haida myth-time, the time before humans as something separate from the world of transforming gods, creatures, and cosmic material. A world with porous levels: sky, sea, and land, and passable boundaries: horizon, cave-mouths, and tide-bands.5/5(4).

"Nine Visits to the Mythworld" permits a potent view into Haida myth-time, the time before humans as something separate from the world of transforming gods, creatures, and cosmic material.

A world with porous levels: sky, sea, and land, and passable boundaries: horizon, 5/5(4). Nine Visits to the Mythworld book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The nine stories contained in this volume are the fines /5. Nine Visits to the Mythworld includes all the finest works of one of these master mythtellers.

In Novemberwhen Ghandl dictated these nine stories, the Haida world lay in ruins. Wave upon wave of smallpox and other diseases, rapacious commercial exploitation by fur traders, whalers and miners, and relentless missionization by the church. Nine Visits to Mythworld by Ghandl of the Qayahl Llaanas Author Robert Bringhurst Translator.

Nine Visits to the Mythworld includes all the finest works of one of Nine Visits to the Mythworld book master mythtellers. In Novemberwhen Ghandl dictated these nine stories, the Haida world lay in ruins. Robert Bringhurst is a leading poet and book designer.

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Nine Visits To The Mythworld by Ghandl and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Canadian poet and translator Robert Bringhurst reads the poem "Those Who Stay a Long Way Out to Sea" from Nine Visits to the Mythworld, translated from the Haida language as composed by Ghandl of.

Click to read more about Nine Visits to the Mythworld: Ghandl of the Qayahl Llaanas (Masterworks of the Classical Haida Mythtellers, Vol. 2) by Ghandl. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5.

Ghandl of the Qayahl Llaanas is the author of Nine Visits to the Mythworld ( avg rating, 32 ratings, 5 reviews, published )/5. ; ; pages. Being in Being is inscribed by Bringhurst on the title page; no other markings. A clean set, with no signs of use. Robert Bringhurst OC (born 16 October ) is a Canadian poet, typographer and author.

He has translated substantial works from Haida and Navajo and from classical Greek and wrote The Elements of Typographic Style, a reference book of typefaces, glyphs and the visual and geometric arrangement of type.

He was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in June Occupation: Poet, typographer, writer. Biography. Robert Bringhurst is one of Canada’s most respected poets, one of its most probing cultural historians, a skilled linguist who has worked for many years with Native American texts and author of Story as Sharp as a Knife, Volume 1 of the trilogy: Masterworks of the Classical translated Nine Visits to the Mythworld from Haida, originally phonetically.

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Ghandl, Nine Visits to the Mythworld. Ghandl, of the Eagle Clan, was born at Sea Lion Town (Qaysun Llanagaay) on the outer west coast of the Queen Charlottes' archipelago.

His "missionary name" was Walter McGregor. The third in the trilogy, Being in Being, is a collection of the works of Skaay als, o of the Eagle Clan, from the village of. Two volumes of translation from classical Haida complete the trilogy: Nine Visits to the Mythworld and Being In Being. Inthe trilogy earned Bringhurst the Edward Sapir Prize, awarded by the Society for Linguistic Anthropology/5(K).

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His books on Haida mythology and storytelling include Nine Visits to the Mythworld (), which was short-listed for the prestigious Griffin Poetry Prize, A Story as Sharp as a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers (), and The Raven Steals the Light ().Free shipping on orders of $35+ from Target.

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Two volumes of translation from classical Haida complete the trilogy: Nine Visits to the Mythworld and Being In Being.

Inthe trilogy earned Bringhurst the Edward Sapir Prize, awarded by the Society for Linguistic Anthropology.