Oral and Folk Literature
King Vikram and the Vampire: Classic Hindu Tales of Adventure, Magic, and Romance
King Vikram and the Vampire
Classic Hindu Tales of Adventure, Magic, and Romance
Paperback      ISBN: 0892814756
Translated by the noted Victorian Orientalist, Sir Richard F. Burton, from the original Sanskrit, these ancient Indian folk tales influenced such later works as 1001 Arabian Nights and Boccaccio's Decameron. First published in 1870, these stories will entertain and delight modern readers while illuminating the life and customs of classical India.
Norwegian Folk Tales: From the Collection of Peter Christen Asbjrnsen, Jrgen Moe
Norwegian Folk Tales
From the Collection of Peter Christen Asbjrnsen, Jrgen Moe
Paperback      ISBN: 0394710541
Thirty-five stories about witches, trolls, ogres, foxes, bears, romantic princesses, and heroic country lads
Native American Stories
Native American Stories
Paperback      ISBN: 1555910947
A collection of Native American tales and myths focusing on the relationship between man and nature
Dragons and Dynasties: An Introduction to Chinese Mythology
Dragons and Dynasties
An Introduction to Chinese Mythology
Paperback      ISBN: 0140586539
Arabian Nights
Arabian Nights
Hardcover      ISBN: 0393027074
Briefly tells the background of the 1001 Nights and includes its stories of demons, kings, slaves, princesses, and viziers
The Bugarstica: A Bilingual Anthology of the Earliest Extant South Slavic Folk Narrative Song
The Bugarstica
A Bilingual Anthology of the Earliest Extant South Slavic Folk Narrative Song
Hardcover      ISBN: 0252017110
Aesop's Fables: With a Life of Aesop
Aesop's Fables
With a Life of Aesop
by Aesop
Hardcover      ISBN: 0813118123
African Oral Literature: Backgrounds, Character, and Continuity
African Oral Literature
Backgrounds, Character, and Continuity
Paperback      ISBN: 025320710x
Allegories of the Wilderness: Ethics and Ambiguity in Kuranko Narratives
Allegories of the Wilderness
Ethics and Ambiguity in Kuranko Narratives
Hardcover      ISBN: 0253304717
"... a model of judiciousness and integrative analysis... " -- Research in African Literatures Poet and anthropologist Michael Jackson brings to this study of the folktales of the Kuranko people of Sierra Leone a sensitivity to the philosophical nuances of literature.
American Proverbs About Women: A Reference Guide
American Proverbs About Women
A Reference Guide
Hardcover      ISBN: 0313304424