A Flowering Tree and Other Oral Tales from India

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This book of oral tales from the south Indian region of Kannada represents the culmination of a lifetime of research by A. K. Ramanujan, one of the most revered scholars and writers of his time. The result of over three decades' labor, this long-awaited collection makes available for the first time a wealth of folktales from a region that has not yet been adequately represented in world literature. Ramanujan's skill as a translator, his graceful writing style, and his profound love and understanding of the subject enrich ...

A Flowering Tree and Other Oral Tales from India 1997, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520203990

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