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South of the Clouds: Tales from Yunnan

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The 54 tales included represent all 25 of Yunnan Province's officially designated ethnic minorities and include creation myths, romances, historical legends, tales explaining natural phenomena, ghost stories, and festival tales. The diverse stories provide a rich example of the folk traditions of Southwest China, with informative introductory essays and an appendix describing the people and places of Yunnan.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-320) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780295973487
Other:
Guo, Xu
Author:
Xu, Kun
Translator:
Xu, Guo
Translator:
Kun, Xu
Other:
Guo, Xu
Author:
Miller, Lucien
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Location:
Seattle :
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
China
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Tales -- China -- Yunnan Province.
Subject:
Tales -- China -- Yunnan Sheng.
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
19941231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
344
Dimensions:
9.22x6.15x.89 in. 1.18 lbs.

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