The Art and Literature of Banjara Lambanis: A Socio-cultural Study

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Abhinav Publications, 2000 - Performing Arts - 160 pages
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The Present Book Is A Laudable Attempt To Study The Folk Literature And Folk Arts Of The Banjara-Lambanis, One Of The Original Tribes Of 'Real' India. Dr. Naik Explores The So Far Unknown Facets Of Lambani Folk Literaturs And Arts Comprehensively-Folk Songs, Narrative Songs, Folk Tales, Proverbs, Dance, Rangoli, Embroidery, Tattooing And Folk Dramas. In This Book He Establishes A Realm Of Study In Which One Could Spend A Lifetime With Pleasure , Mapping The Whole World Of Banjara-Lambanis' Oral Tradition. So This Book Is Highly Useful To The Academics And Interesting To The Laymen.
 

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Contents

FOREWORD
vii
PREFACE
ix
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
xi
1 INTRODUCTION
1
2 LAMBANI FOLK SONGS
13
3 LAMBANI NARRATIVE SONGS
51
4 LAMBANI FOLK TALES
73
5 LAMBANI PROVERBS
87
6 Nature and Astronomy
117
7 THE PERFORMING ART OF THE LAMBANIS
131
NOTES
145
GLOSSARY
150
BIBLIOGRAPHY
153
INDEX
159
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