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Folk tales and legends of the Dai people

Folk tales and legends of the Dai people

the Thai Lue in Yunnan, China

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Published by D D Books in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Xishuangbanna Daizu Zizhizhou.
    • Subjects:
    • Tai (Southeast Asian people) -- Folklore.,
    • Tales -- China -- Xishuangbanna Daizu Zizhizhou.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesFolktales and legends of the Dai people.
      Statementtranslated from Chinese text by Ying Yi ; edited by John Hoskin and Geoffrey Walton.
      ContributionsYing, Yi., Hoskin, John., Walton, Geoffrey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR308.5.T34 F65 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 162 p. :
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1381203M
      ISBN 109748871614
      LC Control Number92917201

      A collection of over folk and fairy tales from all over the world, this is the only edition that encompasses all cultures. Arranged geographically by region, this book also includes category index groups that list the stories by plot and character.4/5(3). Folktales are stories that grew out of the lives and imaginations of the people, or folk. They have always been children’s favorite type of folk literature. Their popularity springs from their imaginative characters, their supernatural elements, their focus on action, their simple sense of justice, their happy endings, and the fundamental.

        Danish Folktales, Legends, and Other Stories is a collection of translated and annotated Nordic folklore that presents full repertoires of five storytellers along with extensive archival material.   This week, I’d like to introduce you to some of the best authors I’ve found who analyze or write fairy tales, folk tales, and legends. I’ve mentioned before how much I love this genre; my college classes on fairy tales, legends, and mythology had a great impact upon the way I .

        But folk tales and legends are an intrinsic part of English national culture and the author has revived our best tales for a new generation of readers with 12 classic tales rewritten to engage terrific collection is a great introduction to the different types of traditional story and their place in English oral and written heritage/5(16).   The Voynich Code - The Worlds Most Mysterious Manuscript - The Secrets of Nature - Duration: The Secrets of Nature Recommended for you.


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