One Thousand One Papua New Guinean Nights: Folktales from Wantok Newspapers: Volume 1 Tales from 1972-1985

One Thousand One Papua New Guinean Nights Folktales from Wantok Newspapers Volume Tales from A two volume collection of folktales that were published in Papua New Guinea s Wantok newspaper The two volume collection presents the complete set of folktales that were originally published fro

  • Title: One Thousand One Papua New Guinean Nights: Folktales from Wantok Newspapers: Volume 1 Tales from 1972-1985
  • Author: Thomas H. Slone
  • ISBN: 9780971412705
  • Page: 289
  • Format: Paperback
  • A two volume collection of folktales that were published in Papua New Guinea s Wantok newspaper The two volume collection presents the complete set of 1047 folktales that were originally published from 1972 through 1997 in Tok Pisin.

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    1. An excellent collection. It contains 602 folktales from a part of the world that is little known to Westerners. Each tale comes with detailed information such as the origin of the story, motif numbers from the Thompson motif index (when applicable), the original culture and language it belongs to, and translation notes. It is an amazing undertaking that resulted in a great resource of tales.The stories themselves initially might sound strange to Western readers, but there is enough of them to lu [...]

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