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The Resource Tales of darkness and light : Soso Tham's The old days of the Khasis, translated by Janet Hujon, (electronic book) | (electronic book)

Tales of darkness and light : Soso Tham's The old days of the Khasis, translated by Janet Hujon, (electronic book) | (electronic book)

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Tales of darkness and light : Soso Tham's The old days of the Khasis
Title
Tales of darkness and light
Title remainder
Soso Tham's The old days of the Khasis
Statement of responsibility
translated by Janet Hujon
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Soso Tham (1873-1940), the acknowledged poet laureate of the Khasis of northeastern India, was one of the first writers to give written poetic form to the rich oral tradition of his people. Poet of landscape, myth and memory, Soso Tham paid rich and poignant tribute to his tribe in his masterpiece The Old Days of the Khasis. Janet Hujon's vibrant new translation presents the English reader with Tham's long poem, which keeps a rich cultural tradition of the Khasi people alive through its retelling of old narratives and acts as a cultural signpost for their literary identity. This book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in Indian literature and culture and in the interplay between oral traditions and written literary forms. This edition includes: " Original text " English translation " Critical apparatus " Embedded audio recordings of the original text."
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EBLCP
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1873-1940
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Tham, Soso
Dewey number
895.9/3
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL4451.9.T46
Literary form
poetry
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Hujon, Janet
Series statement
World Oral Literature Series
Series volume
v.9
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Light and darkness
Label
Tales of darkness and light : Soso Tham's The old days of the Khasis, translated by Janet Hujon, (electronic book) | (electronic book)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. A Short Biographical Note; 3. Khasi Folktales About Darkness and Light; 4. Ki Symboh Ksiar-Grains of Gold; 5. Ka Persyntiew-The Flower Garden; 6. Pyrthei Mariang-The Natural World; 7. U Lyoh-The Cloud; 8. U Rngiew-The Dark One; 9. U Simpyllieng-The Rainbow; 10. Ka Ïing I Mei-Home; 11. Ka Meirilung-Gentle Motherland; 12. Lum Lamare-Lamare Peak; 13. Ka Aïom Ksiar-Season of Gold; Bibliography
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (102 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783744701
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/ctv6q2tv
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1034627045
  • (OCoLC)1034627045
Label
Tales of darkness and light : Soso Tham's The old days of the Khasis, translated by Janet Hujon, (electronic book) | (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. A Short Biographical Note; 3. Khasi Folktales About Darkness and Light; 4. Ki Symboh Ksiar-Grains of Gold; 5. Ka Persyntiew-The Flower Garden; 6. Pyrthei Mariang-The Natural World; 7. U Lyoh-The Cloud; 8. U Rngiew-The Dark One; 9. U Simpyllieng-The Rainbow; 10. Ka Ïing I Mei-Home; 11. Ka Meirilung-Gentle Motherland; 12. Lum Lamare-Lamare Peak; 13. Ka Aïom Ksiar-Season of Gold; Bibliography
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (102 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783744701
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv6q2tv
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1034627045
  • (OCoLC)1034627045

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