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Folklore of India

Folklore of India

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Published by Bharathiar University in Coimbatore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- India -- Congresses.,
    • Folk literature, Indic -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
    • India -- Social life and customs -- Congresses.

    • About the Edition

      Contributed articles.

      Edition Notes

      Statementeditors, K. Karunakaran & Jawaharlal Handoo.
      SeriesBharathiar University publications ;, 6
      ContributionsKarunakaran, K., 1941-, Handoo, Jawaharlal, 1941-, Bharathiar University.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR305 .F644 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination267 p. ;
      Number of Pages267
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1371243M
      LC Control Number92902369

      In Gender and Genre in the Folklore of Middle India, Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger analyzes six representative Indian folklore genres from a single regional repertoire to show the influence of their intertextual relations on the composition and interpretation of artistic g special emphasis on women’s rituals, she looks at the relationship between the framework and. Book of Quileute myths and traditional stories, in Quileute with English translations. Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest: Collection of legends and folktales from the Quileute and other northwestern tribes. American Indian Trickster Tales: Compilation of more than a hundred stories about Raven and other Native American tricksters.

      The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology explores the rich history of stories, music, and other forms of expression around the world and throughout time. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bhagwat, Durga, Outline of Indian folklore. Bombay: Popular Book Depot, [] (OCoLC)

      Recommended Books about American Indian Mythology (Affiliate links courtesy of ) American Indian Myths and Legends: Well-attributed collection of Indian folktales and myths from many tribes. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Indian Mythology: Comprehensive book about American Indian myth in North, Central, and South America. Book:Indian Folklore. Jump to navigation Jump to search. WARNING! The in-house PDF rendering service has been withdrawn. An independent open source renderer MediaWiki2LaTeX is available. For Help with downloading a Wikipedia page as a PDF, see Help:Download as PDF. This is a Wikipedia book.


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This colorful retelling of the legend of the elephant god Ganesha and how he came to write the Mahabharata introduces the littlest readers to one of India’s greatest stories. Kids will love seeing the unexpected consequences when Ganesha eats too much candy and is inspired to write the epic poem of the Kurukshetra War.

No country in the world possesses a richer and more inexhaustible collection of fairy stories than India. So wrote the author, noted folklorist Donald A. MacKenzie () more than ninety years ago when this Folklore of India book collection of twenty-three fairy and folk tales of India was first published/5.

The best book available in market about exceptionally beautiful tales from India. I recommend everyone to read this book. The introduction by Ramanujan is a short essay why folk tales are important and it talks about the tale of a tale.

More than stories collected in a single book/5. This book, a reprint of the classic, is a rare collection of Punjabi folk tales. It is an attempt to translate one colloquialism to another, thereby preserving the fragrance of ready wit and the element of human value typical in these stories.

The author of the monumental "Legends of the Punjab", R.C. Temple, has annotated the volume/5. Tales of the Sun or Folklore of Southern India. Notes: The book holds 26 Indian folktales. Author: Mrs. Howard Kingscote and Pandit Natesa Sastri Published: Publisher: W.

Allen & Co. 13 Waterloo Place, London & Calcutta. In the yearThe Folklore of Southern India was published after she had collected those stories from Pandit Natesa Shastri, a distinguished HariKatha proponent, a scholar of eighteen languages,as well as a former govt. worker in the Dept of Art and Sculpture Archaeology, who helped Kingscote gather the authentic and true stories for The Folklore of Southern India.

Browse through our collection of books on Buddhism, Vedas, Upanishads and other religious Hindu Books for you to connect with the culture of the Indian Subcontinent. About Folktales from India An enchanting collection of tales, translated from twenty-two different languages, that are by turns harrowing and comic, sardonic and allegorical, mysterious and romantic.

Classical Hindu Mythology: A Reader in the Sanskrit Puranas The "Mahapuranas" embody the received tradition of Hindu mythology. This anthology contains fresh translations of these myths, only a few of which have ever been available in English before, thus providing a rich new portion of Hindu mythology.

This book is organized into six chapters. The folklores and folktales have been an eternal part of every culture since ages. When it comes to Indian folk tales, the country of diverse religions, languages and cultures has a complete range of tales and short stories.

Indian folklore has a wide range of stories and mythological legends, which emerge from all walks of life. The Poor Man and the Flask of Oil (India, Bidpai). The Story of the Devotee Who Spilt the Jar of Honey and Oil (India / Persia). What Happened to the Ascetic When He Lost His Honey and Oil (Kalilah and Dimnah).

The Daydreamer (India, Cecil Henry Bompas). About: The rich culture and vast landscape of India come alive in their ancient folk tales and folklore.

Indian folklore and fairy tales have entertained and enlightened generations, since the dawn of language to modern time, with ballads of heroes, so beloved, they are deified and worshiped around the continent, and with epic poetry that strengthens and heralds a community’s shared values.

Bringing together nearly one hundred tales translated from fourteen languages, Folktales of India opens the vast narrative world of Indian folklore to readers of English. Beck includes oral tales collected from tribal areas, peasant groups, urban areas, and remote villages in north and south India, and the distinctive boundary regions of Kashmir, Assam, and Manipur.5/5(1).

“We have nothing more universal than our folk myths, and in this book Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz have brought together what is probably the most comprehensive and diverse collection of American Indian Legends ever compiled.

It is a worthy and welcomed addition to Reviews: Indian folktales India is the second most populous country with billion people.

During its years of history, four of the major religions in the world were formed in India. The collection of folktales from India consists of four books with 69 folktales.

Augmented by A. Ramanujan's definitive introduction and notes, this is an indispensable guide to India's ageless folklore tradition. From the Back Cover Folktales from India is an enchanting collection of one hundred and ten tales translated form twenty-two different languages, by turns harrowing and comic, sardonic and allegorical Cited by:   That is this book, Folktales from India (Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library) in the Pantheon Fairy and Folktale Series.

Both books are excellent surveys of Indian folklore. The University of Chicago book (of India as opposed to from India) has a more scholarly bent to it and is recommended to more serious students of the literature/5(2).

Myths & Legends of India book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Myths and legends of India selected, retold and introduced by Wil /5(12). Indian Food and Folklore (The Food and Folklore Series) Paperback – December 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ HardcoverReviews: 1. This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a vibrant literary culture.

Indian Children's Favorite Stories is a charming selection of eight Indian tales that provide an insight into traditional Indian culture. They make perfect new additions for story time Reviews:. Asia. The Oriental Story Book A Collection of Tales (English) by Hauff, Wilhelm,trans.

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