The Folk-Tales of Burma: An Introduction

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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.

The Folk-Tales of Burma: An Introduction 2000, Brill, Leiden, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789004118126