A Flowering Tree And Other Oral Tales from India

  Editors' Preface

 expand section1. A Story and a Song
 expand section2. Acacia Trees
 expand section3. The Adventures of a Disobedient Prince
 expand section4. Bride for a Dead Man
 expand section5. A Brother, a Sister, and a Snake
 expand section6. A Buffalo Without Bones
 expand section7. Cannibal Sister
 expand section8. Chain Tale
 expand section9. Another Chain Tale: What an Ant Can Do
 expand section10. The Clever Daughter-in-law
 expand section11. A Couple of Misers
 expand section12. The Dead Prince and the Talking Doll
 expand section13. A Dog's Daughters
 expand section14. A Dog's Story
 expand section15. Dolls
 expand section16. Double Double
 expand section17. Dumma and Dummi
 expand section18. Dwarfs
 expand section19. A Flowering Tree
 expand section20. Flute of Joy, Flute of Sorrow
 expand section21. Fools
 expand section22. A Jackal King
 expand section23. For Love of Kadabu
 expand section24. A Girl in a Picture
 expand section25. The Glass Pillar
 expand section26. A Golden Sparrow
 expand section27. The Greatest Thing
 expand section28. Hanchi
 expand section29. The Horse Gram Man
 expand section30. Hucca
 expand section31. The Husband's Shadow
 expand section32. In the Kingdom of Foolishness
 expand section33. In Search of a Dream
 expand section34. King and Peasant
 expand section35. Kutlavva
 expand section36. The Lampstand Woman
 expand section37. The Magician and His Disciple
 expand section38. A Minister's Word
 expand section39. Monkey Business
 expand section40. The Mother Who Married Her Own Son
 expand section41. Muddanna
 expand section42. Nagarani (“Serpent Queen”)
 expand section43. A Ne'er-do-well
 expand section44. Ninga on My Palm
 expand section45. Ogress Queen
 expand section46. An Old Couple
 expand section47. The Past Never Passes
 expand section48. A Peg and a Keg
 expand section49. The Pomegranate Queen
 collapse section50. A Poor Man
 expand section51. The Princess of Seven Jasmines
 expand section52. The Prince Who Married His Own Left Half
 expand section53. The Rain King's Wife
 expand section54. Rich Man, Poor Man
 expand section55. A Sage's Word
 expand section56. The Serpent Lover
 expand section57. A Shepherd's Pilgrimage
 expand section58. Sister Crow and Sister Sparrow
 expand section59. Siva Plays Double
 expand section60. The Sparrow Who Wouldn't Die
 expand section61. A Sparrow With a Single Pea
 expand section62. Tales for a Princess
 expand section63. The Talking Bed
 expand section64. A Thief, a Ram, a Bear, and a Horse
 expand section65. Three Blouses
 expand section66. Three Magic Objects
 expand section67. Three Sisters Named Death, Birth, and Dream
 expand section68. The Three-Thousand-Rupee Sari
 expand section69. Thug and Master-Thug
 expand section70. Tree Trunk for a Boat
 expand section71. The Turtle Prince
 expand section72. A Wager
 expand section73. What the Milk Bird Said
 expand section74. Who Is the Greatest?
 expand section75. Why the Sky Went Up
 expand section76. The Worship of a Household God
 expand section77. A Story to End All Stories
 expand sectionA Flowering Tree

  Notes on the Tales
  List of Tellers and Collectors
  List of Tale Types

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