The Patriarchs Of The Church Of The East

The Patriarchs Of The Church Of The East

by Daniel Benjamin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593337418

ISBN-13: 9781593337414

Pub. Date: 11/20/2008

Publisher: Gorgias Press

A collection of folktales from Iraq, dating from the 1930s, found in the archives of the famous English Lady E. S. Drower (1879-1972), who was novelist, folklorist, specialist on the Mandaeans, and writer of travel accounts. New tales edited by Jorunn Buckley form a second volume of Drower's Folktales. The stories-carrying recognizable Near Eastern folk-tale

Overview

A collection of folktales from Iraq, dating from the 1930s, found in the archives of the famous English Lady E. S. Drower (1879-1972), who was novelist, folklorist, specialist on the Mandaeans, and writer of travel accounts. New tales edited by Jorunn Buckley form a second volume of Drower's Folktales. The stories-carrying recognizable Near Eastern folk-tale features-feature monsters and heroes, maidens and fairies and they give a vivid picture of a now extinct oral folktale tradition. This Gorgias Press edition includes previously unpublished tales in addition to those of the 1931 edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593337414
Publisher:
Gorgias Press
Publication date:
11/20/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)

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