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Published by Curzon P. .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Kristina Lindell,etc.. Book 5, Young Story-teller"sTales.
SeriesScandinavian Institute of Asian Studies Monograph Series -- No.66.
ContributionsLindell, Kristina.
The Physical Object
Pagination(220)p. :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21629208M
ISBN 100700702970

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: English translations of khmu folk tales. Description: lxiii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. WEST AFRICAN FOLK-TALES 6 looking tree, he began to climb. The heavy pot, hang-ing in front of him, made hi s ascent almost impossible. Again and again he tried to reach the top of the tree, where he intended to hang the pot. There, he thought, Wisdom would indeed be beyond the reach of every one but himself. He was unable, however, to carry out. The following folk-tale purports to give an account of the origin and propagation of U Thlen, the most remorseless and cruel of all the Khasi deities. According to tradition the Hima (state) of Cherra was, in olden times, the haunt of many famous Bleis [ 59 ] (gods) who dominated the lives of men. purpose reminding us at the same time that the study of tales has still a long way to go. In view of its efforts to categorize the Mongolian tales in their own right and apart from the Aarne system, I wish the book the wide readership and close attention it deserves. REFERENCE CITED: Thompson, Stith, transl., The Types of the Folktale.

Tales of type in which a wise judge decides a disputed child custody case. Solomon and the Two Women (Bible, First Book of Kings). The Iugement of the kynge Salamon (Geoffroy de La Tour Landry). The Future Buddha as a Wise Judge (The Jataka Tales). The Question Regarding the Son (Ummaga Jataka). The Brahman and His Two Wives (Telugu. Folk tales include creation stories, tales of magic and the supernatural, stories of plants and animals, and tales of mischief and trickery. Music plays an important role in Kammu ceremonies. During the ritual calling of spirits by shamans, chanting and the playing of gongs are used to communicate with the deceased and natural spirits. Folktales from India is an enchanting collection of one hundred and ten tales translated from twenty-two different languages, by turns harrowing and comic, sardonic and allegorical, mysterious and romantic. Gods disguised as beggars and beasts; animals enacting Machiavellian intrigues: sagacious jesters and magical storytellers; wise counselors and foolish kings—all of these inhabit a 1/5(1). Results 1 - 50 of 94 for Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology Textbooks 1. Stories We Brought With Us Beginning Readings by Kasser, Carol, Silverman, Ann ISBN: List Price: $