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Moroccan Folktales (Middle East Literature in Translation)

by Jilali El Koudia

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Syracuse University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Morocco,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Reference,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Middle Eastern,
  • Tales

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRoger Allen (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8049142M
    ISBN 10081560789X
    ISBN 109780815607892

      Morocco. My Father's Shop by Satomi Ichikawa; The Bachelor and the Bean: A Jewish Moroccan Folk Tale by Shelley Fowles New Zealand. Lighthouse Keeper's Christmas by Ronda Armitage Norway. D'Aulaire Book of Trolls by Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire; Terrible Troll-Bird by Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire Philippines. Tuko and the Birds by Shirley.   Kanchil is a popular trickster and folk hero across Southeast Asia, especially in Malaysian and Indonesian folktales. The surprising ending proves that even smaller animals can be clever! Go To Sleep, Gecko!: A Balinese Folktale, a Balinese folktale by Margaret Read MacDonald, might have been my children’s favorite book out of the group. We.

    56 MOROCCAN FOLKTALES Thereafter, all of the seven brothers' care and attention were devoted to Lalla. She was the one who did the cooking, and the slave was now left neglected. Day after day she became more and more jealous. "Promise me," she said to Lalla one day, "that you will share everything with me." Lalla agreed and swore an oath on it. Folktales (Exeter Studies in History) Moroccan Folktales (Middle East Literature In Translation) Around the World with Historical Fiction and Folktales: Highly Recommended and Award-Winning Books, Grades K-8 Folktales from the Arabian Peninsula: Tales of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar.

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Moroccan Folktales Snippet view - His books include The Arabic Novel: An Historical and Critical Introduction, and a co-translation of In Search of Walid Masoud by Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Hasan El-Shamy is emeritus professor of folklore in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University.

He is the editor and. Moroccan Folktales book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Folktales collected from Teuan, Al-Huceima, Taza, Fex, Marrakesh, /5.

Moroccan Folktales. In this Book. Additional Information. Buy This Book in Print. Project MUSE Mission. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Forged from a partnership between a university press and a. A charming variety of folktales from various regions of Morocco. The book’s value is greatly increased by the technical analysis of the tales by El-Shamy, a professional folklorist Recommended (Choice) About the Author.

Jilali El Koudia is an acclaimed Moroccan literary critic, writer, and translator. He is the author of Moroccan Short 5/5(2). Get this from a library. Moroccan folktales. [Jilali El Koudia; Hasan M El-Shamy] -- "The folktales collected here - from Teuan, Al-Huceima, Marrakesh, Taza, Fes, and Tahanout - provide a glimpse into Morocco's rich past and cultural heritage." "Drawing on stories he heard as a boy.

The Rough Guide to Morocco: by Thomas Hollowell. The Rough Guide Morocco provides practical information for the traveler visiting Morocco. In this guide you will find tips on a range of must do’s in Morocco including seeing Casablanca's Art Deco architecture, visiting the unique Djemaa El Fna in Marrakesh, and exploring the ancient monuments of Fes as well as practical information on.

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by Jilali Koudia. Paperback $ See All Formats. See more reviews on Amazon for Spider’s House. Set in Fez, Morocco, during the country’s nationalist uprising, The Spider’s House deals with the political upheaval against the French colonialists. This book explores the gap in understanding between cultures with the dilemma of an outsider in an alien society but the knowledge of a local.

The collection of folktales from Africa consists of four books with 88 stories: 28 South African folktales, 40 Nigerian folktales and 10 Tanzanian folktales.

Nigerian folktales. South African folktales. Tanzanian folktales. Asian folktales. Asia is the world's largest continent. A place with unique cultural heritage, Asia is home to more than 3.

A West African folktale about a spider who is presented with a dilemma when each of his six sons saves his life and he must determine which one he should reward. When my brother and I were young, my mom decided to pass the time driving us to our Taekwondo lessons by making up a super spooky story about an abandoned warehouse we always passed along the.

Moroccan Folktales. Please read all the tales, but you are responsible for teaching one specific tale. For your tale, you will work together with a partner to present the plot of the tale, to explain why this tale is important, what its major themes are, and what kinds of lessons it teaches.

Books in English (excerpts) Short Stories (in translation) Contemporary Moroccan Short Stories; Folktales; One Thousand & One Nights; Burton's Supplement To The Book of Nights; Folktales From the City of the Golden Domes.

Moroccan Folktales (Book): El Koudia, Jilali: Drawing on stories he heard as a boy from female relatives, Jilali El Koudia presents a cross section of utterly bewitching narratives.

Filled with ghouls and fools, kind magic and wicked, eternal bonds and earthly wishes, these are mesmerizing stories to be savored, studied, or simply treasured. My great-aunt Nanna used to tell me Moroccan folktales so I would stay still while learning an art she deemed essential, knitting.

The magic words at the beginning of each of her stories “hajitek, majitek” [Moroccan Arabic for, “Let me tell you how once upon a time”] always had the.

São Paulo – Publishing house Martins Fontes Editora launched in Brazil a book of tales selected by the former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela. The work is a collection of stories – 32 in total – that have circulated for years and years among African populations.

One of the tales originated in Morocco. "A charming variety of folktales from various regions of Morocco. The book’s value is greatly increased by the technical analysis of the tales by El-Shamy, a professional folklorist.

Themes commonly explored in well-known folktales surface in these Moroccan narratives, as well. Kindness is rewarded, as in “The Traveller and the Pasha’s Daughter,” in which a falcon, an ant, and a swordfish return to assist the man who helped them.

The Last Storytellers: Tales from the Heart of Morocco is a book by radio and television journalist Richard Hamilton. The book contains a foreword by the travel writer and publisher Barnaby Rogerson. The Last Storytellers explores the roots of traditional storytelling, the background of a number of oral storytellers whom the author met whilst working for the BBC in Morocco, and it contains an.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource: Series Title: Middle East literature in translation. Responsibility. Native American folklore. Native American cultures are rich in myths and legends that explain natural phenomena and the relationship between humans and the spirit world.

According to Barre Toelken, feathers, beadwork, dance steps and music, the events in a story, the shape of a dwelling, or items of traditional food can be viewed as icons of cultural meaning.ARTESE: We see that in a Moroccan Jewish folktale and also in, I believe, the Chilean version.

But then, when we read the folktales, they’re often so different in the smaller details. The synopsis I gave a moment ago was meant to show the correspondences, but in the Chilean version there’s a mysterious woman named White Onion.My view on romance was very much based on fairy tales – brides wore crowns and sparkling dresses, and grooms rode horses, brandishing swords to come to the rescue of the beautiful, elegant princess.