Stars and keys : folktales and creolization in the Indian Ocean /

The culture of Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Reunion, and the Comoros is a blend of traditions that have been brought from Africa, South Asia, Europe, and Middle East. This work features folktales from these islands that reflect their cultural diversity and gives an opportunity to see the fluid...

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Author / Creator:Haring, Lee.
Imprint:Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2007.
Description:1 online resource (xxv, 413 pages) : illustrations, maps, music
Language:English
Subject:Madagascar
Tales -- Islands of the Indian Ocean.
Creoles -- Islands of the Indian Ocean -- Folklore.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Folklore & Mythology.
Creoles.
Tales.
Volkserzählung
Indian Ocean -- Islands of the Indian Ocean.
Seychellen
Réunion
Komoren
Indischer Ozean -- Südwest
Mauritius.
Kreolische Sprachen.
Electronic books.
Folklore.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11163887
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ISBN:9780253000002
0253000009
9780253348685
0253348684
1282065734
9781282065734
9786612065736
6612065737
Digital file characteristics:data file
Notes:"Translates, for the first time into English, oral tales from the languages of five island groups: Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Réunion, and the Comoros"--Preface
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Restrictions unspecified
Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
English text, includes some Creole.
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Summary:The culture of Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Reunion, and the Comoros is a blend of traditions that have been brought from Africa, South Asia, Europe, and Middle East. This work features folktales from these islands that reflect their cultural diversity and gives an opportunity to see the fluidity of traditions and process of creolization.
Other form:Print version: Haring, Lee. Stars and keys. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2007 9780253348685