Werner. Myths and Legends of China.

Today's free Kindle ebook is Myths and Legends of China by E.T.C. Werner (1921). For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image, and for more information see the Myth-Folklore UnTextbook China unit.

Also available at: Project Gutenberg, Internet Archive, Sacred Texts, Hathi Trust, and Google Books. There is also a free Kindle ebook.


Table of Contents

I. The Sociology of the Chinese
II. On Chinese Mythology
III. Cosmogony—P’an Ku and the Creation Myth
IV. The Gods of China
V. Myths of the Stars
VI. Myths of Thunder, Lightning, Wind, and Rain
VII. Myths of the Waters
VIII. Myths of Fire
IX. Myths of Epidemics, Medicine, Exorcism, Etc.
X. The Goddess of Mercy
XI. The Eight Immortals
XII. The Guardian of the Gate of Heaven
XIII. A Battle of the Gods
XIV. How the Monkey Became a God
XV. Fox Legends
XVI. Miscellaneous Legends

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