Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Author Name    Sadhana Naithani

Title   In Quest of Indian Folktales: Pandit Ram Gharib Chaube and William Crooke

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   First Edition

Size   15 Cms x 23 Cms

Publisher   New Delhi, India Orient BlackSwan 2009

ISBN    8125034501 / 9788125034506

Seller ID   031523

In Quest of Indian Folktales publishes for the first time a collection of northern Indian folktales from the late nineteenth century. Reputedly the work of William Crooke, a well-known folklorist and British colonial official, the tales were actually collected, selected, and translated by a certain Pandit Ram Gharib Chaube. In 1996, Sadhana Naithani discovered this unpublished collection in the archive of the Folklore Society, London. Since then, she has uncovered the identity of the mysterious Chaube and the details of his collaboration with the famous folklorist. In an extensive four-chapter introduction, Naithani describes Chaube's relationship to Crooke and the essential role he played in Crooke's work, as both a native informant and a trained scholar. By unearthing the fragmented story of Chaube's life, Naithani gives voice to a new identity of an Indian folklore scholar in colonial India. The publication of these tales and the discovery of Chaube's role in their collection reveal the complexity of the colonial intellectual world and problematize our own views of folklore in a postcolonial world. Printed Pages: 344.

Pandit Ram Gharib Chaube India Indian Folktales

Price = 17.25 USD


Books of related interest
Kampilya: Quest for a Mahabharata City (Venetian Academy of Indian Studies Series: No. 2)
Gian Giuseppe Filippi and Bruno Marcolongo (eds)
9.75 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Swami Vivekananda and the Indian Quest for Socialism
Arun Kumar Biswas
4.40 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

In Quest of Peace: Indian Shows the Path: Set of 2 Vols.
Yajneshwar S.Shastri, Intaj Malek and Sunanda (eds.)
69.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Across the Himalayan Gap: An Indian Quest for Understanding China
Tan Chung (Ed.)
50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Quest for Space: The Indian Connect
Rajat Jairath
21.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Indian Ocean Challenges: A Quest for Cooperative Solutions
Pradeep Kaushiva & Abhijit Singh
30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A Critical Study of the Bhagavata Purana
T.S. Rukmani
12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A Critical Study of Sanskrit Phonetics
Vidhata Mishra
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Sri Bhagavatpada Sankarcarya
A. Kuppuswami
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Manusmrti: A Literal Prose English Translation
M.N. Dutt
8.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Imperial Gupta Epigraphs
Prithvi K. Agrawala (Ed.)
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Vision in Long Darkness
V.S. Agrawala
23.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@mrmlonline.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie