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Title: De Goddelijke Gast op Bali, I Bagoes Diarsa. Balisch gedicht en volksverhaal. [Eerste druk;First edition].
Description: Bandoeng, A.C. Nix, 1949. 8į, original wrappers. Covertitle in bold black type, publ. device at tail, repeated on ti.-p. 128pp. Table of contents. [Biblioteca Javanica, 10]. A collection of three original balinese folktales, Kidoeng Bagoes Diarsa (with translation), Variae Lectiones and other supplementary notes, Three Balinese Folktales with translation (pp. 52-128). Preceded by author's introduction in dutch (51pp., incl. footnotes/references), in which the concept of Kidoeng or Kidung is explained, the internatinal and historic motif of the story and tales is recognized and explaned and compared with stories from Classical antiquity, IsraŽl, the christian era, in European folklore, in India and on Bali, folktales from Bali in general. An interesting and still valuable comparative study. Published by command of the Royal Batavia Society of Arts, Crafts and Sciences.(spine with a modern cloth strip, wrappers a bit soiled, ow. good).

Keywords: bali folktales kidoeng comparison comparative investigation antiquity india folklore culture heritage research lectiones motif concept religion colonialism indonesia southeastasia

Price: EUR 75.00 = appr. US$ 81.51 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 55865