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RL-20336-82

Attipat K. Ramanujan
University of Chicago (Chicago, IL 60637-5418)

Indian Oral Tales (from the Kannada region): Texts and Contexts

To support completion of a translation and study of some 400 folktales from thevillage of Kannada in South India. The work presents this rich collection of tales in the context of their meaning to those who tell them and of variations of the stories in different cultures and places.

Project fields:
Folklore and Folklife; Literature, General

Program:
Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$15,000 (approved)
$15,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1982 – 6/30/1983