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Tales from modern India

K. Natwar-Singh

Tales from modern India

by K. Natwar-Singh

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, Indic -- Translations into English.,
  • Short stories, English -- Translations.,
  • Short stories, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited, with an introd. and notes, by K. Natwar-Singh.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 274 p.
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17636966M

    Tales From Modern Iindia. Product Details. Category: books SKU: CDB Title: Tales From Modern Iindia Author: K Natwar-Singh Book binding: Hardcover Publisher: Macmillan and Co. Limited Year of publication: Condition: GOOD Description. Second Printing. pages. Pictorial dust jacket over brown Rating: % positive. About the Book A palm-fringed coastline, pronounced rural Environs, charming hills and lush woodlands, Orissa is a land of many splendours. Perhaps The only state where you have both, a distinct Tribal culture—music, dancing, gaiety and wild Ways—juxtaposed with modern civilization and Developmental programmes. The sixteen stories Within profile the thoughts and lives of these colourful.

    "This admirably produced and well-translated volume of stories from the Sanskrit takes the Western reader into one of the Golden Ages of India The world in which the tales are set is one which placed a premium upon slickness and guile as aids to success Merchants, aristocrats, Brahmins, thieves and courtesans mingle with vampires, demi-gods and the hierarchy of heaven in a series 5/5(1).   “In my book these two stereotypes butt against each other. Bangalore isn’t the real India anymore than Gandhi and his spinning wheel was. There are millions of Indias that have different reflections, both modern and traditional. Each setting has a different impact on modernity and tradition.”.

    To bring these reimagined fairy tales to life, GoCompare enlisted the help of freelance illustrator and graphic designer Elizabeth Howlett, or Beth Creates. The result is a fun project called " Once Upon the Internet," which places modern technology in the hands of beloved Disney princesses and storybook villains alike. Take a closer look below. India is the second most populous country with billion people. During its years of history, four of the major religions in the world were formed in India. The collection of folktales from India consists of four books with 69 folktales.


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