The Resource World tales : the extraordinary coincidence of stories told in all times, in all places, (ebook)

World tales : the extraordinary coincidence of stories told in all times, in all places, (ebook)

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World tales : the extraordinary coincidence of stories told in all times, in all places
Title
World tales
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the extraordinary coincidence of stories told in all times, in all places
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Language
eng
Summary
How can it be that the same story is found in Scotland and also in Pre-Columbian America? What can account for the durability and persistence of tales? Was the tale of Aladdin and his wondrous lamp really taken from Wales (where it has been found) to the ancient East and, if so, when and by whom? These questions and more are answered in Idries Shah's remarkable volume World Tales, which is subtitled, 'The extraordinary coincidence of stories told in all times, in all places'. In his introduction, Shah remarks, 'Working for thirty-five years among the written and oral sources of our world heritage in tales, one feels a truly living element in them which is startlingly evident when one isolates the 'basic' stories; the ones which tend to have travelled farthest, to have featured in the largest number of classical collections, to have inspired great writers of the past and present'
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Midwest
Dewey number
398.2
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Tales
  • Folklore
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adult
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World tales : the extraordinary coincidence of stories told in all times, in all places, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781784791223
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12407840
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remote
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MWT12407840
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
World tales : the extraordinary coincidence of stories told in all times, in all places, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781784791223
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12407840
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12407840
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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