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A Group of Eastern Romances and Stories from the Persian, Tamil and Urdu

By: W. A. Clouston
Published By: Double9 Books
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"A Group of Eastern Romances and Stories from the Persian, Tamil, and Urdu" by W. A. Clouston is a captivating collection that transcends boundaries, offering readers a diverse array of Eastern literature. Clouston's anthology encompasses a rich tapestry of Persian, Tamil, and Urdu tales, spanning romance, folklore, and mythology. Through expert literary translation, Clouston brings these enchanting short stories and folktales to life, providing readers with a glimpse into the vibrant cultures and oral traditions of the East. From the poetic beauty of Persian romance to the mystical allure of Tamil mythology and the rich storytelling of Urdu folklore, this collection celebrates the richness and diversity of Eastern literature. At its core, "A Group of Eastern Romances and Stories" is a testament to the power of cross-cultural exchange, fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation of Eastern culture. Through these timeless tales, readers are transported to distant lands and immersed in the universal themes of love, adventure, and the human experience, bridging the gap between East and West and showcasing the enduring appeal of oral tradition and storytelling.

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W. A. Clouston

William Alexander Clouston (1843–23 October 1896) was a Scottish 19th-century folklorist from Orkney. A Supplement to Alliborne's Dictionary (1891, 349-350), as cited in Folklore, provides the following biographical information: Born in 1843 in Stromness, Orkney Islands, to an old Norse family, he began his career in commercial pursuits in Glasgow and London before turning to journalism and literature; he edited several Scotch provincial newspapers from 1871 to 1879 and writes for the Glasgow Herald, Evening Times, and other publications. He has paid special attention to Oriental fiction and folklore, and has contributed to Sir R. F. Burton's "Supplemental Arabian Nights" parallels and variations on several of the tales in volumes I-III.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 372 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 936220035X
  • ISBN-13: 9789362200358
  • Item Weight: 558g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 20.5mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Fiction / Literary