Folktales from India: a selection of oral tales from twenty-two languages

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Pantheon Books, 1991 - Fiction - 345 pages
11 Reviews
Features seventy tales of horror, comedy, allegory, mystery, gods, beasts, beggars, ogres, and dervishes

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Review: Folktales from India (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

User Review  - April Singh - Goodreads

read a story in beehive. it had a reference to this book. and i issued it from my college library. there are lots and lots of good stories in this book. this is a kind of book that you could never finish because every time you reread it, it feels fresh and first hand. Read full review

Review: Folktales from India (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

User Review  - Lsundaram7yahoo.Com - Goodreads

Everybody likes stories! A fairly large and varied collection of Indian folktales-a very enjoyable read.The stories are told in a crisp language and readers from all over the world can enjoy it. Read full review


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About the author (1991)

A. K. Ramanujan, recently deceased, was a poet published in English and Kannada, and served as William E. Colvin Professor of South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. Velcheru Narayana Rao is a poet and critic in Telugu, and Professor of South Asian Literature at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. David Shulman is a poet in Hebrew, and Professor of South Asian Studies and Comparative Religion at The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.