The Folk-Tales of Burma: An Introduction (Handbook of Oriental Studies/Handbuch Der Orientalistik) (Handbuch Der Orientalistik. Dritte Abteilung, Sudostasien =)

The Folk-Tales of Burma: An Introduction (Handbook of Oriental Studies/Handbuch Der Orientalistik) (Handbuch Der Orientalistik. Dritte Abteilung, Sudostasien =) by -

Title: The Folk-Tales of Burma: An Introduction (Handbook of Oriental Studies/Handbuch Der Orientalistik) (Handbuch Der Orientalistik. Dritte Abteilung, Sudostasien =)
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ISBN10: 9004118128
ISBN13: 978-9004118126
Publisher: Brill (June 1, 2000)
Language: English
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Pages: 392 pages
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The Folk-Tales of Burma: An Introduction (Handbook of Oriental Studies/Handbuch Der Orientalistik) (Handbuch Der Orientalistik. Dritte Abteilung, Sudostasien =) by -


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This handbook is the first in-depth overview of the fascinating world of Burmese folk-tales. Part one provides a wide-ranging and multi-disciplinary survey of folk-tale studies, together with a broad functional classification of Burma's tales. Part two presents, mostly for the first time in a European language, the categorized actual tales themselves. With commentaries on plots and cross-cultural motifs - past and present. With index, substantial bibliography, and suggestions for further research.