Tales of Juha
Clasic Arab Folk Humour
Edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi
Tales of Juha by Salma Khadra Jayyusi
Book DescriptionThis is a best-selling series of fantastic folktales, myths, and legends from around the world - many available in English for the first time. It includes tales from Iceland, Sudan, Palestine, Lebanon, Tibet, amongst others.It features a dedicated mailing and e-mail campaign to targeted media and organisations.Rich in cultural significance, social commentary, and popular beliefs, the tales found in this series represent the best, the most intriguing, and the most curious of oral literature from cultures whose legends, myths, and folklore have been largely unavailable in English until now.Each volume includes 20 to 30 tales, accompanied by an introduction and a historical overview which give the reader compelling insights into the culture, the folk literature, and the lives of the people in the region.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781566566414
(216mm x 140mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Interlink Books
Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group, Inc
Publish Date: 11-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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