Folk Songs of Southern India

By: Charles E. Gover

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An interesting collection of the folksongs of Southern India. The book opens with an introduction on the origins of the Dravida Language and then is divided into 8 chapters. The first chapter is a lengthy essay on the origin of folk songs and then each chapter gives the songs of the selected region. The Songs are listed are Canarese songs, Bagada songs, Coorg songs, Tamil songs, The Kural, Malayalam songs and Telugu songs. These songs are divided into various classes like moral songs, proverbial, philosophy, Songs representing non dual aspect of divinity (Advaitya), Ancient songs, theological chants, ceremonial songs and labour songs. This book is a reprint of the 1871 edition.Printed Pages: 328.

Title: Folk Songs of Southern India

Author Name: Charles E. Gover

Categories: India, Literature,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1999

ISBN: 8120613961

ISBN 13: 9788120613966

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 15 x 22 Cm

Seller ID: 102807

Keywords: Folk Songs of Southern India Charles E. Gover