Folk Traditions of the Arab World: A Guide to Motif Classification 2 Volume Set (Vol. 1 and 2)

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9780253352019: Folk Traditions of the Arab World: A Guide to Motif Classification 2 Volume Set (Vol. 1 and 2)

"This is an essential reference tool for all folklore and Arabic literature collections." -- Choice

"Hasan El-Shamy's work on folklore is absolutely outstanding, a monumental piece of scholarship." -- Digest of Middle East Studies

"... reflects superior scholarship. Preparing a motif-index of folk literature requires a special kind of scholar with depth in a cultural area and breadth in international folklore studies... El-Shamy, I am pleased to report, is one of them." -- Ronald Baker

This two-volume guide will be an important research tool in comparative folklore studies as well as in Arabic studies.

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El-Shamy, Hasan M.
Published by Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis (1995)
ISBN 10: 0253352010 ISBN 13: 9780253352019
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Book Description Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 1995. 2 vols. (xxiv, 461 [1]; viii, 575 [1]p., errata sheet, dj. Bookseller Inventory # 034349

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