Author:J. Hinton Knowles

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Dictionary of the Kashmiri Proverbs and Sayings Explained and Illustrated for the Rich and Interesting Folklore of the Valley

By: J. Hinton Knowles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Srinagar, India, Gulshan Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012942

ISBN: 8183390056

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 271 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

Folktales of Kashmir

By: J. Hinton Knowles

Price: $20.96

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102834

ISBN: 8120609263

Condition: New


A collection of 64 folktales collected by the author during his stay in the valley as a missionary. This book is a reprint of the 1887 edition.Printed Pages: 524. View more info

Folk-Tales of Kashmir

By: Rev J. Hinton Knowles

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2004

Seller ID: 107363

ISBN: 8175363460

Condition: New


Folk-tale is a subject which requires the most dainty treatment and the careful analysis. Most folk-lorists find it as a source to analysis the practices, ideas and beliefs of the people of ancient and middle ages. In those days fables was popular as it was adopted as medium of instruction. It is believed that an apposite or well-told story would arouse attention where logical arguement or abstract reasoning would fail to produce the slightest effect. These fictitious narratives with their moral and religious applications had a very considerable influence upon the literature of those days.Some... View more info