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Indian Fairy Tales
By Joseph Jacobs (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Indypublish.Com
Publication date October 1, 2003
Pages 200
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781414202815
ISBN-10 1414202814
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Original list price $89.99
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Preface ROM the extreme West of the I ndoE uropean world, we go this year to the extreme East. From the soft rain and green turf of Gaeldom, we seek the garish sun and arid soil of the Hindoo. In theL and of I re, the belief in fairies, gnomes, ogres and monsters is all but dead ;in theL and of I nd it still flourishes in all the vigour of animism. Soils and national characters differ ;but fairy tales are the same in plot and incidents, if not in treatment. The majority of the tales in this volume have been known in theW est in some form or other, and the problem arises how to account for their simultaneous existence in farthest West andE ast. Some as Benfey in Germany, M. Cosquin in France, and Mr.
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