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Indian tales and legends

Author: J E B Gray; Joan Kiddell-Monroe
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989, ©1961.
Series: Oxford myths and legends.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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Contains thirty-four traditional tales, legends, and epics from India.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Gray, J.E.B.
Indian tales and legends.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989, ©1961
(OCoLC)892024285
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J E B Gray; Joan Kiddell-Monroe
ISBN: 0192741381 9780192741387
OCLC Number: 18626329
Description: viii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: King Great Virtue --
Prince Wicked --
Suppāraka the mariner --
The prince's revenge --
The king's remorse --
King Shibi --
A nasty rumour --
An Indian love story --
Mousey the merchant --
Riches or happiness? --
A slip of the tongue --
The mouse and his friends --
The mongoose, the owl, the cat and the mouse --
The earthquake --
The hawk's friends --
Nala and Damayantī. The Rāmāyana : The marriage of Rāma and Sītā ; The banishment of Rāma ; The loss of Sītā ; The monkeys' search for Sītā ; The exploits of Hanuman ; Rāma's conquest of Rāvana. The price of greed --
The Brahman and the goat --
The indigo jackal --
The robber Simhavikrama --
A noble Brahman's sacrifice --
Kitava the gambler --
The fate of the vulture --
Curd ears --
The hare in the moon --
A tale of two rogues --
The fickleness of fortune --
Nāgasvāmin and the witches --
Love at first sight --
The foolish Brahman. The Vetāla's stories : Somaprabhā and the three suitors ; Anangarati and the men of four castes ; Chandasimha, his son and their two wives.
Series Title: Oxford myths and legends.
Responsibility: retold by J.E.B. Gray ; illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.

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Here are fables about cats and mice and jackals, strange legends and tales of great splendour drawn from the Ramayana.  Read more...

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