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A flowering tree and other oral tales from India

Author: A K Ramanujan; Stuart H Blackburn; Alan Dundes
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1997.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A K Ramanujan; Stuart H Blackburn; Alan Dundes
ISBN: 0520203984 9780520203983 0520203992 9780520203990 0585102473 9780585102474
OCLC Number: 33441665
Description: xv, 270 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A story and a song --
Acacia trees --
The adventures of a disobedient prince --
Bride for a dead man --
A brother, a sister, and a snake --
A buffalo without bones --
Cannibal sister --
Chain tale --
Another chain tale : what an ant can do --
The clever daughter-in-law --
A couple of misers --
The dead prince and the talking doll --
A dog's daughters --
A dog's story --
Dolls --
Double double --
Dumma and Dummi --
Dwarfs --
A flowering tree --
Flute of joy, flute of sorrow --
Fools --
A jackal king --
For love of Kadabu --
A girl in a picture --
The glass pillar --
A golden sparrow --
The greatest thing --
Hanchi --
The horse gram man --
Hucca --
The husband's shadow --
In the kingdom of foolishness --
In search of a dream --
King and peasant --
Kutlavva --
The lampstand woman --
The magician and his disciple --
A minister's word --
Monkey business --
The mother who married her own son --
Muddanna --
Nagarani ("Serpent Queen") --
A ne'er-do-well --
Ninga on my palm --
Ogress queen --
An old couple --
The past never passes --
A peg and a keg --
The pomegranate queen --
A poor man --
The princess of seven jasmines --
The prince who married his own left half --
The rain king's wife --
Rich man, poor man --
A sage's word --
The serpent lover --
A shepherd's pilgrimage --
Sister Crow and Sister Sparrow --
Siva plays double --
The sparrow who wouldn't die --
A sparrow with a single pea --
Tales for a princess --
The talking bed --
A thief, a ram, a bear, and a horse --
Three blouses --
Three magic objects --
Three sisters named Death, Birth, and Dream --
The three-thousand-rupee sari --
Thug and master-thug --
Tree trunk for a boat --
The turtle prince --
A wager --
What the milk bird said --
Who is the greatest? --
Why the sky went up --
The worship of a household god --
A story to end all stories.
Responsibility: A.K. Ramanujan ; edited with a preface by Stuart Blackburn and Alan Dundes.
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