Tales Of Ancient India

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ISBN: 022623018X
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"This admirably produced and well-translated volume of stories from the Sanskrit takes the Western reader into one of the Golden Ages of India. . . . The world in which the tales are set is one which placed a premium upon slickness and guile as aids to success. . . . Merchants, aristocrats, Brahmins, thieves and courtesans mingle with vampires, demi-gods and the hierarchy of heaven in a series of lively or passionate adventures. The sources of the individual stories are clearly indicated; the whole treatment is scholarly without being arid."—The Times Literary Supplement "Fourteen tales from India, newly translated with a terse and vibrant effectiveness. These tales will appeal to any reader who enjoys action, suspense, characterization, and suspension of disbelief in the supernatural."—The Personalist

Tales Of Ancient India

Author: J. A. B. van Buitenen
Editor: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226846477
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"This admirably produced and well-translated volume of stories from the Sanskrit takes the Western reader into one of the Golden Ages of India. . . . The world in which the tales are set is one which placed a premium upon slickness and guile as aids to success. . . . Merchants, aristocrats, Brahmins, thieves and courtesans mingle with vampires, demi-gods and the hierarchy of heaven in a series of lively or passionate adventures. The sources of the individual stories are clearly indicated; the whole treatment is scholarly without being arid."—The Times Literary Supplement "Fourteen tales from India, newly translated with a terse and vibrant effectiveness. These tales will appeal to any reader who enjoys action, suspense, characterization, and suspension of disbelief in the supernatural."—The Personalist

Tales Of Ancient India

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"This admirably produced and well-translated volume of stories from the Sanskrit takes the Western reader into one of the Golden Ages of India. . . . The world in which the tales are set is one which placed a premium upon slickness and guile as aids to success. . . . Merchants, aristocrats, Brahmins, thieves and courtesans mingle with vampires, demi-gods and the hierarchy of heaven in a series of lively or passionate adventures. The sources of the individual stories are clearly indicated; the whole treatment is scholarly without being arid."-The Times Literary Supplement "Fourteen tales from India, newly translated with a terse and vibrant effectiveness. These tales will appeal to any reader who enjoys action, suspense, characterization, and suspension of disbelief in the supernatural."-The Personalist

Savitri

Author: Aaron Shepard
Editor: Albert Whitman and Company
ISBN: 9780807572511
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In this tale from the "Mahabharata," India's national epic, Princess Savitri outwits the god of death to save her husband.

Tales Of Ancient India

Author: Sir Edmund Charles Cox (bart.)
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Tales Of Ancient India

Author: Shanta Rameshwar Rao
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ISBN: 9788125023036
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This book introduces the child to enchanting the world of reading. The current title includes the classics and also hopes to have those that suit modern tastes and interests.

The Elephant S Friend And Other Tales From Ancient India

Author: Marcia Williams
Editor: Candlewick Press (MA)
ISBN: 9780763670559
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Draws eight stories from well-known collections of Indian folktales--Hitopadesha tales, Jataka tales, and Panchantra tales--and presents them with cartoon-like illustrations.

Tales Of Ancient Egypt

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0147519179
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Originally published: London: Bodley Head, 1967.

Indian Tales

Author: Shenaaz Nanji
Editor: Barefoot Books
ISBN: 9781846860836
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Presents an anthology of traditional tales from different regions of India.

Tales From India

Author: J. E. B. Gray
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192751157
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Presents adaptations of tales and fables selected from Sanskrit and Pali sources that comprise the ancient literature and folklore of India.