Folk Tales from India by A. K. Ramanujan
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Folk Tales from India
By A. K. Ramanujan

Folk Tales from India

A Selection of Oral Tales from Twenty-two Languages

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Folk Tales from India by A. K. Ramanujan

Book Description

This is an enchanting collection of oral tales that have inspired the popular imagination of India for countless generations. Compiled from a vast array of sources, these 110 tales are by turns harrowing and comic, sardonic and allegorical, mysterious and romantic. Augmented by Ramanujan's definitive introduction and notes, this is an indispensible guide to India's ageless folklore tradition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780679748328
ISBN-10: 0679748326
Format: Paperback
(241mm x 159mm x 26mm)
Pages: 321
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - A. K. Ramanujan

Attipat Krishnaswami Ramanujan (1959-1993) was a trans-disciplinary scholar, poet, translator, linguist, and folklorist. His works included "Hymns for the Drowning, A Flowering Tree and Other Oral Tales from India, "and "Folktales from India."

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