Folkloric Foragings in India's North-East



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  • Editor: Birendranath Datta
  • Year of Publication: 1999
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Folkloric Foragings in India's North-East is a compilation of seventeen essays written by the renowned folklorist Birendranath Datta. This volume presents an introduction to the rich heritage of folklore in India's North-East and its studies down the ages from the colonial past to the gradual rise of folkloristics as a discipline of thoughts in the academia of this region. Each of these seventeen essays focuses on various important aspects of folklore research in the context of Northeast India. Some of the titles of these essays include Folklore studies and the North-East, Folklore of Assam: With special Reference to Verbal Art, Folk Medicine in Assam, Classification and Interpretation of Traditional Narratives: Some Problems, Folklore and the Mass Media etc