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The folk-tales of the Garos.

Dewansingh Shangma Rongmuthu

The folk-tales of the Garos.

by Dewansingh Shangma Rongmuthu

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Published by University of Gauhati, Department of Publications in Gauhati .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Garo (Indic people),
  • Folklore -- India

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms [19--] 1 microfiche. 11 x 15 cm. (Human relations area files, HRAF AR5 9)

    StatementCompiled by Dewan Sing Rongmuthu
    SeriesGauhati. University. Dept. of Tribal Culture and Folklore Research. Publication -- no. 4
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination11, 392 p
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18057216M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rongmuthu, Dewansingh Shangma. Folk-tales of the Garos. Gauhati]: Dept. of Publication, University of Gauhati,   Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://tnr41 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet.

This collection of Garo folk tales consists of orally transmitted fables, mythology, traditional accounts, and other forms of oral literature. Rongmuthu, a Garo and not a trained anthropologist, recorded them as told by the informants. The tales reflect a considerable amount of data in the sphere of religious beliefs and ideas about nature and man.

Among them were the spirits THE FOLK-TALES OF THE GAROS of earth, water, trees, plants, snakes, tigers, fire, malaria, diarrhoea, cholera, plague, bears, elephants, and so on.

They called upon the Awek tree under which Deng was snugly sleeping and said ; “You seem not to" be ready, Awek tree. Folk-Tales of Andros Island, Bahamas is fascinating from a historical and literary point of view. It takes time to understand the dialect and digest all the subtleties of the stories but there are flashes of insight and satisfaction in recognizing a familiar English fairy tale played out with exotic characters.5/5(1).

Playfair, The Garos, One Garo folk tale describes the origins of The folk-tales of the Garos. book clan names. Sangmas are descended from the first person to live in a house with a raised floor. The Momins descend from the marriage of a Garo women with a Muslim invader of Assam.

Sonaram R. Sangma (storyteller) and Dewan Sing Rongmuthu, “Origin of the Garo Phratries,” in The Folk Tales of the Garos, edited by Dewan Sing Rongmuthu (Guwahati: University of Gauhati Department of Publication, ), Playfair, The Garos, Books in Garo: Marak, H.W.

A-chik Aganbewalrang (Original Tales of the Garos) Bak I, II & Rongmuthu, Dewansing. The Folk-Tales of the Garos. Gauhati: Gauhati University, Rites of Passage in the Garo Oral Literature Bibliography A -chik Size: KB. Most of the oral tradition become the element of Garo literature.

One of the oldest book written by Major A. Playfair, The Garos, is a source of information which was published in Dr. Sinha T.C published a book in on the Garos: The Psyche of Garos.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. About the Book The dialects and languages spoken by tribals in India are very large in numbers. The literary compositions in most of them have survived in oral form, though some tribal languages have taken to writings as a means of recording literary compositions.

Conventionally, they have been perceived as mere anthropological curiosity, or at best a source for oral history. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Just about everyone is familiar with folk and fairy tales. Children learn about them from parents, teachers, and other adults, while researchers study these tales at colleges and universities.

At the same time, folk and fairy tales are inseparable from everyday life and popular culture. Movies, music, art, and literature offer imaginative retellings and interpretations of fairy and folk tales/5(3). About The Book The folk tales in this anthology are in vogue in the wide expanse of the Rabha inhabited areas of Assam.

They are more or less similar to the folk tales prevalent among other tribes and ethnic groups of the North Eastern region of India in that they have also some main genres such as supernatural or romantic tales, animals’ tales, humorous tales, tales of folk history. Folk-tales are most often told in prose narrative.

Kabe is a dirge or song of lamentation sung at the fiineral and the post- fiineral cormection with the rites of passage of the Garos. Some of these books are Achik Aganbewalrang (Original Tales of the Garos) byApasong Agana byFile Size: KB.

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Dewansingh Shangma Rongmuthu has written: 'The epic lore of the Garos' -- subject(s): Folklore, Garo (Indic people), Tales 'The folk-tales of the Garos' -- subject(s): Folklore, Garo (Indic people.

The Garos are often included among the "hill people" of northeastern India, but Garos are also found in the low country that lies to the north, west, and south of the hills. The plains area to the south now lies in Bangladesh and it is the dialect of Garo that is spoken in Bangladesh that is the special focus of this book.their folk tales or legends.

Attempts were made by various western schol- ars like Gurdon and Playfair besides Indian scholars like Mira Pakrashi, Namita Sandop Sen and so on to com- pile these legends but they are rarely found at one place.

In this book 73 leg- ends and folk tales from Meghalaya has been compiled by authors who.A Second Book of Czechoslovak Fairy Tales and Folk Tales.

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