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Folk Traditions of the Arab World: A Guide to Motif Classification In Two Volumes
by El-Shamy, Hasan M.

Publisher Information:
Indiana University Press Bloomington 1995

Octavos in dust jackets, xxvi, 462 pp., bibliography + viii, 576 pp., errata sheet laid in

Follows the system of Stith Thompson's "Motif Index of Folk Literature," and is a compatible supplement. Volume I presents the motif index and includes appendicis with information on new tale-types, the Islamic worldview, and the Egyptian folk ballad. Volume II provides an alphabetical index of the motifs cited in the first volume, providing quick access to motifs.

Language: English Language
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardbound
Condition: Fine
Book Id: 12626

Price: $5.00

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