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Folktales of Burma

Ludu U Hla

Folktales of Burma

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Published by Kyipwayay Press in Rangoon .
Written in English


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Statementcollected by Ludu U Hla ; translated by K.
ContributionsK.
The Physical Object
Pagination210p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19737778M


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Celia - This is an English language collection of traditional children’s fairy stories from Myanmar/Burma. It’s a lovely idea that translates into a delightful book. I gave a couple of copies as Xmas presents and it went down a storm with kids and parents alike.

As a bonus, it provides an unusual insight into Burmese culture and thinking too. This handbook is the first in-depth overview of the fascinating world of Burmese folk-tales. Part one provides a wide-ranging and multi-disciplinary survey of folk-tale studies, together with a broad functional classification of Burma's tales.

Part two presents, mostly for the first time in a European language, the categorized actual tales themselves.5/5(1). the folk tales of burma Download the folk tales of burma or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get the folk tales of burma book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. About the Book: The village story teller in Burma considered a tale and no more, and would not distinguish or classify the stories that he told.

But actually tales told in Burmese villages could be divided into three categories (i) Folk tales (ii) Folk legends and (iii) Jatakas or Buddhist birth tales. This collection of Burmese folk tales is highly coloured and exotic. Infused by Buddhist themes but ultimately about the human condition, the book’s 54 stories are engaging and enlightening; the Long Path to Wisdom is.

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ISSN: Issue 84In Issue 84 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Burmese tale of A SAD FATE - how a poor farm boy is taught to fish by a magical bird. So successful was he that he fed more than just his family.

Our purpose in producing this book has been threefold. Firstly we wanted to make available to the wider world a substantial and representative sample of Burma's large inventory of folk-tales.

This involved gathering them from various publications, many of them either available only in Burmese or otherwise rather difficult of access. About the Author Madhu Gurung is a freelance journalist.

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Currently she is based in Delhi where she lives with her husband, children and. Folktales of Burma [Ludu U Hla] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This tale is retold chiefly from “The Four Puppets,” retold by Khin Myo Chit, in Folk Tales from Asia for Children Everywhere, Book 3, UNESCO, For more on Burma’s puppet theater, see Burmese Puppets, by Noel F.

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McCabe was part of a team of faculty led by MinJeong Kim, associate professor of education, that worked with community organizations in Lowell to collect, edit and translate “Why the Rabbit Doesn’t Drink from the Pond” and five other folktales from Myanmar (Burma), Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.

A great collection of Burmese folktales, many of which are similar to fables and folktales we are familiar with in the United States. The best part of the book is that over half of the proceeds go to Phaung Daw Oo Monastic school in Mandalay!/5.

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minor formatting changes have been made to the original work for ease of reading on our : Storyweaver. Folk tales of Burma (now known as Myanmar) have been preserved for centuries as part of a long folk tradition reflecting Burmese humor, romance, and wisdom.

This book provides the first in Author: Soe Marlar Lwin. From the author of the internationally bestselling The Art of Hearing Heartbeats series, comes this charming collection of folktales that offers a window into Burma's fascinating history and Jan-Philipp Sendker has visited Myanmar (Burma) dozens of times, and while doing research for his novels The Art of Hearing Heartbeats and A Well-Tempered Heart, he encountered numerous fol.

A wide variety of mythical creatures are found in Burmese folklore and in Burmese creatures are part human or creatures capable of assuming human form. Most mythical creatures are endowed with humanistic mentalities, ability to converse with humans and also supernatural powers.

A collection of over folk and fairy tales from all over the world, this is the only edition that encompasses all cultures. Arranged geographically by region, this book also includes category index groups that list the stories by plot and character.4/5(3). How The Coconut Came To Myanmar [Illustration by Anup Singh] One man was a thief who stole from other people; the next was a witch who used to cast wicked spells and frightened the people.

While the third was a mischief-maker, who did nothing right and only harmed everyone by telling tales and : Madhu Gurung. About Favorite Folktales from Around the World. From Africa, Burma, and Czechoslovakia to Turkey, Vietnam, and Wales here are more than of the world’s best-loved folktales from more than forty countries and cultures.

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Found near the end of this book, these contemporary stories reflect both the challenges facing their communities today and the better future they are dedicated to creating—one where they are free to pursue education, return to their homeland, and live in simple continued existence of Shan State’s folktales and the enthusiasm of.

From Africa, Burma, and Czechoslovakia to Turkey, Vietnam, and Wales here are more than of the world's best-loved folktales from more than forty countries and cultures. These tales of wonder and transformation, of heroes and heroines, of love lost and won, of ogres and trolls, stories both jocular and cautionary and legends of pure 5/5(5).

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All the selections in Richard M. Dorson’s Folktales Told around the World were recorded by expert collectors, and the majority of them are published here for the first time.

The tales presented are told in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, North and South America, and Oceania. Unlike other collections derived in large part from literary texts, this volume meets the criteria of.

The best children’s folktales, fables, animal lore, folklore, myths, fairy tales, legends and folk tales from around the world. We have collected tales for kids from India, China, Burma and many other countries Some of these tales will make you think, some of them will make you laugh, some will make you wonder, but almost all of them have.

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Favorite Stories From the book, “Folktales from Around the World” by Jane Yolen The Tall Tales, In Burma, three brothers known far and wide for the tall tales they told traveled from place to place telling strange stories to anyone who would listen.

One day they encountered a prince bedecked in the most wonderful Size: KB. They identify four main types of folktales in Burma, according to the functions which the authors believe they fulfilled: mythic explanatory, entertaining, didactic and compound. Part II of the book contains a selection of folktales recorded in Burma.

By category, these are: human origin (13), phenomena (18), wonder (19), trickster/simpleton (16). From the author of the internationally bestselling The Art of Hearing Heartbeats series, comes this charming collection of folktales that offers a window into Burma's fascinating history and culture.

Since Jan-Philipp Sendker has visited Myanmar (Burma) dozens of times, and while doing research for his novels The Art of Hearing Heartbeats and A Well-Tempered Heart, he encountered Brand: Other Press, LLC. Coming Octo The Long Path to Wisdom: Tales from Burma by Jan-Philipp Sendker with Lorie Karnath and Jonathan Sendker From the author of the internationally bestselling The Art of Hearing Heartbeats comes this charming collection of folktales that offer a window into Burma’s fascinating history and culture.

Since Jan-Philipp Sendker has visited [ ].Burmese Folktales by Muang Htin Aung; Takes told in a Burmese villages, folk-legends, Book condition: New Weight without packing: gm Price: Review The folk-tales included in this collection were current in Upper Burma and, to a less extent in Lower Burma also, until two or three decades ago.

Most of them had their origin in Upper Burma.