A long-lost collection of Indian fairy tales transcribed by the daughter of the British governor of Bombay.
• Includes Mary Frere's original introduction to the first published edition
• Updated by folklorist Kirin Narayan with an introduction discussing the oral tradition, the British Colonial period, and the relationship between Frere and her nursemaid, Anna DeSouza
About the Author
Kirin Narayan is professor of anthropology and languages and culture of Asia at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: Situating Old Deccan Days||vii|
|Old Deccan Days||1|