Say to the sun, "don't rise," and to the moon, "don't set" : two oral narratives from the countryside of Maharashtra (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Say to the sun, "don't rise," and to the moon, "don't set" : two oral narratives from the countryside of Maharashtra

Author: Anne Feldhaus; Rāmadāsa Ātakara; Rājārāma Jhagaḍe
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: South Asia research (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pastoralist traditions have long been extraordinarily important to the social, economic, political, and cultural life of western India. The Marathi-language oral literature of the Dhangar shepherds is not only one of the most important elements of the traditional cultural life of its region, but also a treasure of world literature. This volume presents translations of two lively and well-crafted examples of the ovi,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Folklore
Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Say to the sun, "don't rise," and to the moon, "don't set".
Oxford : OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2014
(DLC) 2014000700
(OCoLC)871820448
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Feldhaus; Rāmadāsa Ātakara; Rājārāma Jhagaḍe
ISBN: 9780199357659 019935765X
OCLC Number: 888748604
Language Note: Translated from the Marathi.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 613 pages)
Contents: Ovīs and Dhangars --
The art of the Ovīs --
The world of the Ovīs --
Pastoralist life and identity --
Gender and women in the Ovīs --
The story of Birobā --
The story of Dhulọbā.
Series Title: South Asia research (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: edited and translated by Anne Feldhaus with Ramdas Atkar and Rajaram Zagade.

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This volume presents two examples of ovi, a genre typical of the oral literature of the Dhangar shepherds of theMarathi-language region of India. The extensive introduction discusses the literary art  Read more...

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