Fables & folk-tales from an eastern forest.

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Author / Creator:Skeat, Walter William, 1866-1953.
Imprint:Cambridge, University Press, 1901.
Description:xiv, 92 pages illustrations 23 x 18 cm
Language:English
Subject:Fables, Malay.
Folklore -- Malay Peninsula.
Folklore -- Malaysia.
Fables, Malay.
Folklore.
Asia -- Malay Peninsula.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2138749
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Notes:Large paper.
Notes: pages 73-85.
Other form:Online version: Skeat, Walter William, 1866-1953. Fables & folk-tales from an eastern forest. Cambridge, University press, 1901
Online version: Skeat, Walter William, 1866-1953. Fables & folk-tales from an eastern forest. Cambridge, University press, 1901
Table of Contents:
  • Father Lime-stick and the flower-pecker
  • The King of the Tigers is sick
  • The mouse-deer's shipwreck
  • Who killed the otter's babies? : a 'clock' story
  • A vegetarian dispute
  • The friendship of Tūpai the Squirrel and Rūan the Creeping Fish
  • The pelican's punishment
  • The tiger gets his deserts [sic]
  • The tiger's mistake
  • The tune that makes the tiger drowsy
  • The "tigers' fold"
  • The tiger and the shadow
  • Wit wins the day
  • The king-crow and the water-snail
  • Father 'Follow-my-nose' and the four priests
  • The elephant-princess and the prince
  • The elephant has a bet with the tiger
  • Princess Sādong of the caves
  • The saint that was shot out of his own cannon
  • The saints whose grave-stones moved
  • Nakhōda Rágam who was pricked to death by his wife's needle
  • The legend of Pătāni
  • A Malayan deluge
  • King Solomon and the birds
  • The outwitting of the Gĕdémbai
  • The Silver Prince and Princess Lemon-grass.