Folk Traditions of the Arab World: A Guide to Motif Classification
In Two Volumes |
by El-Shamy, Hasan M.
Indiana University Press
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
Book Id: 12626