An enchanting collection of 110 tales, translated from twenty-two different languages, that are 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 inhabit a fabular world, yet one that is also firmly grounded in everyday life. Here is an indispensable guide to India's ageless folklore tradition. With black-and-white illustrations throughout Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library
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.A truly remarkable collection...from the introduction to the explanatory notes, the entire book outstandingly demonstrates the enduring strength of Indian folklore tradition.. .Library Journal

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ISBN
9780679748328
Publisert
2018
Utgave
1. utgave
Utgiver
Vendor
Pantheon Books
Vekt
555 gr
Høyde
235 mm
Bredde
155 mm
Dybde
28 mm
Aldersnivå
9-12
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Antall sider
384

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