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Types of Indic oral tales India, Pakistan, and Ceylon by Stith Thompson

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Published by Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia in Helsinki .
Written in English



  • Asia.


  • Folklore -- Classification.,
  • Folk literature, Indic -- Themes, motives.,
  • Folklore -- Asia.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography : p. [9]-19.

Statementby Stith Thompson and Warren E. Roberts.
SeriesFF communications,, n:o 180, FF communications ;, no. 180.
ContributionsRoberts, Warren E. 1924- joint author.
LC ClassificationsGR1 .F55 no. 180
The Physical Object
Pagination181 p.
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5842894M
LC Control Number61065871

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