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Folk-tales of Bengal.

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Bengal.


  • Bengali (South Asian people) -- Folklore,
  • Tales -- India -- Bengal

Book details:

LC ClassificationsGR305.5.B4 D3 1883
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6956485M
LC Control Number05018493

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Tales of India: Folktales from Bengal, Punjab, and Tamil Nadu consists of sixteen stories from the late s through the early s retold and illustrated by Svabhu Kohl and Viplov Singh. These public domain titles repeated over the years by the English and Native inhabitants of India, follow the traditional style we expect when reading old /5. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Folk-Tales of Bengal, by Lal Behari Day This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Internet Archive BookReader Folk-tales of Bengal.   Book from Project Gutenberg: Folk-Tales of Bengal Life's secret -- Phakir Chand -- The indigent Brahman -- The story of the Rakshasas -- The story of Swet-Basanta -- The evil eye of Sani -- The boy whom seven mothers suckled -- The story of Prince Sobur -- The origin of opium -- Strike but hear -- The adventures of two thieves and of their sons -- The Ghost-Brahman -- The man who wished .

Folk-Tales of Bengal (Classics To Go) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more/5(3). A pioneering effort in this direction Folk Tales of Bengal brings together in excellent English translation numerous folktales collected from the traditional story tellers of Bengal. It will be found an invaluable work by all students of folk literature and comparative mythology. pp. Seller Inventory # Back of the Book Tale katha forms a major par of Bengali prose literature and is sub Devided into many genres including Rupakatha bratakatha and Upakatha. Rupakathas are usually about an anonymous king of an unnamed land. Once upon a time there was a king je chhilo raja is there typical beginning. Except the hero and the heroine the other characters are usually referred to in accordance with. It has been said, by author Dakshinaranjan Mitra that he collected these folk tales to preserve an old tradition of Bangladesh. The treasured book Thakurmar Jhuli translates to ‘Grandmother’s Bag of Tales’. This is not an unusual title, many Bengali folk tales and stories are referred to .