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In quest of Indian folktales : Pandit Ram Gharib Chaube and William Crooke

Author: Sadhana Naithani
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[A] rare piece of scholarly detective work."--Margaret Mills, Ohio State UniversityIn Quest of Indian Folktales publishes for the first time a collection of northern Indian folktales from the late 19th century. Reputedly the work of William Crooke, a well-known folklorist and British colonial official, the tales were actually collected, selected, and translated by a certain Pandit Ram Gharib Chaube. In 1996,  Read more...
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Naithani, Sadhana.
In quest of Indian folktales.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005020183
(OCoLC)61109482
Named Person: Pandit Ram Gharib Chaube; William Crooke; Pandit Ram Gharib Chaube; William Crooke
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sadhana Naithani
ISBN: 9780253112026 0253112028 0253345448 9780253345448
OCLC Number: 86068949
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 328 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Pandit Ram Gharib Chaube and William Crooke --
The golden manuscripts --
Crooke, Chaube, and colonial folkloristics, 1868-1914 --
Post-colonial conclusions --
Colors of life : tales 1 to 87 --
So wise some women are : tales 88 to 103 --
Magical mind : tales 104 to 125 --
Corrective measures : tales 126 to 158.
Responsibility: Sadhana Naithani.

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Reveals the previously unknown scholarship of a colonial Indian folklorist.  Read more...

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