[INDOLOGY] a woman marrying a calf

Jonathan Silk kauzeya at gmail.com
Wed May 27 15:02:38 EDT 2020


One might see:
https://www.academia.edu/11037037/Stith_Thompson_Motif_Index_Of_Folk_Literature_Revised_And_Enlarged_Version

But perhaps what was rather in mind was The Oral Tales of India, by Stith
Thompson and Jonas Balys?
This seems to be freely available here
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.32106000768348&view=1up&seq=19

Jonathan

On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 5:15 PM Rolf Heinrich Koch via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> wrote:

>
> Stith Thompson's
> Motif-Index of Folk-Literature:
>
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> https://archive.org/details/Thompson2016MotifIndex
>
>
> Best
>
>
> Heiner
>
>
>
>
>
> Am 27.05.2020 um 16:02 schrieb Tieken, H.J.H. via INDOLOGY:
>
> Dear members of this list,
>
> A friend of mine, a sinologist, is working on a story (with versions
> in Chinese and Japanese), in which a princess marries a calf (young cow).
> The editor of the Chinese version writes that this is a common theme in
> South Asian story literature, but my friend has so far been to find any
> references to it. He checked Cowley's collection of jātaka stories and
> Laurits Bodker's on Indian animal stories.
>
> I myself am unable to help him either. For one thing, the name of the
> author of the index on motifs in Indian literature does not occur to me
> (Thomson?). I hope the motif rings a bell with someone on this list.
>
> With kind regards, Herman
>
>
> Herman Tieken
> Stationsweg 58
> 2515 BP Den Haag
> The Netherlands
> 00 31 (0)70 2208127
> website: hermantieken.com
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