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Textualizing the Difference of Gender, Age, Caste and Religion in Indian Folktales

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English
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Contributor Name: 
S. Carlos

A study of folktales told in a village in Karnataka, tracing variations in narrative combinations, and revealing the creative energy of orality in the interplay of multiple narratives. By S. Carlos ('Thamizhavan'), retired professor of Tamil and novelist.

 

Banner image: Kalamkari rendering by artist Subramaniam of the tale, 'The Eagle and the Wicked Cat' as told in Andhra Pradesh

Title : Textualizing the Difference of Gender, Age, Caste and Religion in Indian Folktales
Tags : Orality