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Indian tales and legends

J. E. B. Gray

Indian tales and legends

retold by J.E.B. Gray. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.

by J. E. B. Gray

  • 329 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales, Indic

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR305 G73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230p.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18788033M

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Indian Tales and Legends is a book of contrasts: there are simple folk tales about cats, mice and tortoises, about a tiger of very great cunning, and a jackal who dyed himself blue. There are strange legends of ten-headed demons, of rogues and villains, of splendid kings ruling from jewelled thrones, the air around them heavy with the scent of /5.

Date read: Date of review: Rating: 4/5 Story: Tales and Legends from India is a book which comprises different sets of tales from the folklore and mythology of India, including tales from the Mahabharata, Panchtantra, etc. These have been curated and composed carefully, and brought delight to me, for these Indian tales and legends book have remained consistent throughout my childhood/5.

Indian Tales and Legends is a book of contrasts: there are simple folk tales about cats, mice and tortoises, about a tiger of very great cunning, and a jackal who dyed himself blue. There are strange legends of ten-headed demons, of rogues and villains, of splendid kings ruling from jewelled thrones, the air around them heavy with the scent of : J.

B Gray, Joan Kiddell-Monroe. Indian Folktales And Legends book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Everyone will find a favourite story in this collection 4/5. “Tales and Legends from India” is divided into three sections – Tales from the Epics, Tales from the Jataka and Regional Tales and Legends.

All the sections have between five to twelve stories in them. The book is a rather short read and can be /5. American Indian Myths and Legends, Richard Erdoes A unique collection of more than one hundred Native American tales, spanning several centuries and the North American continent.

The authors of the magnificent American Indian Myths and Legends have combined their talents as eminent anthropologist and master storyteller to produce a rich and ribald sequel, featuring the myriad /5. American Indian Myths and Legends (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) [Richard Erdoes, Alfonso Ortiz, Richard Erdoes, Alfonso Ortiz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

American Indian Myths and Legends (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)/5(). The folklores and folktales have been an eternal part of every culture since ages. When it comes to Indian folk tales, the country of diverse religions, languages and cultures has a complete range of tales and short stories.

Indian folklore has a wide range of stories and mythological legends, which emerge from all walks of life. Recommended Books about American Indian Mythology (Affiliate links courtesy of ) American Indian Myths and Legends: Well-attributed collection of Indian folktales and myths from many tribes.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Indian Mythology: Comprehensive book about American Indian myth in North, Central, and South America. Buy American Indian Myths and Legends (Pantheon Fairy Tales & Fantasies) First Edition by Alfonso Ortiz, Richard Erdoes, Richard Erdoes (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: This magnificent collection gathers tales from 80 tribal gathers to offer a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage.

From all across the continent come tales of creation and love, of heroes and war, of animals, tricksters, and the end of the world. Alfonso Ortiz, an eminent anthropologist, and Richard Erdoes, an artist and master storyteller, Indian voices in the 4/5(10).

Indian mythologies often contain large groups of tales reciting the adventures of a distinguished mythical hero with supernatural attributes, who transforms and in some instances creates the world, who rights great wrongs, and corrects great evils, yet who often stoops to trivial and vulgar pranks.

Indian tales and legends. [J E B Gray; Joan Kiddell-Monroe] -- Contains thirty-four traditional tales, legends, and epics from India.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: J E B Gray; Joan Kiddell-Monroe. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Indian tales and legends. [J E B Gray; Joan Kiddell-Monroe] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Get this from a library. Indian tales and legends. [J E B Gray] -- Collection of stories and folktales from India, including the great Indian epic The Ramayana. About: The rich culture and vast landscape of India come alive in their ancient folk tales and folklore.

Indian folklore and fairy tales have entertained and enlightened generations, since the dawn of language to modern time, with ballads of heroes, so beloved, they are deified and worshiped around the continent, and with epic poetry that strengthens and heralds a community’s shared values.

Originally published in under title: India's tales and legends. Description: viii, pages: illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm. Series Title: Oxford myths and legends. Other Titles: India's tales and legends. Responsibility: retold by J.E.B. Gray ; illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.

This dazzling collection of American Indian trickster tales, compiled by an eminent anthropologist and a master storyteller, serves as the perfect companion to their previous masterwork, American Indian Myths and Legends.

American Indian Trickster Tales includes more than one hundred stories from sixty tribes--many recorded from living. About American Indian Myths and Legends. More than tales from eighty tribal groups gives us a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage.

From across the continent comes tales of creation and love; heroes and war; animals, tricksters, and the end of the world. American Indian Trickster Tales book. Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Of all the characters in myths and legends told aro /5(22).Notes: A Book of East Indian Fairy Tales.

The book holds five Indian folktales. Author: Hartwell James Published: Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, London. What's interesting in India.

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