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Tales Once Told Legends of Kerala eBook º Tales Once


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  1. Anu Warrier Anu Warrier says:

    In the first decade of the last century a scholar named Kottarathil Sankunni made it his business to collect all the legends and folk tales he could and re tell them in a simple lucid manner The mammoth work took him nearly two decades to finish The 'Aitihyamala' or Garland of Legends was a gargantuan 8 volume work totalling 126 chapters Each chapter has many anecdotes and together they offer a microcosm of the social political religious cultural views of the time They are filled with kings and beautiful yakshis sorcerors and divine interventions callow Brahmin youth and exorcists They are tales to delight a child moral tales the moral carefully hidden and made palatable by the story cautionary tales tales of wonder The Aitihyamala has seen many editions since its first appearance and they have always been very popular These tales form the cherished memories of many a Keralite tinged with the nostalgia for innocent pleasures I have the eight volume work in Malayalam and its translation in English as well So why did I pick up this slim volume of 200 pages which is a retelling of these tales? For one I like Abraham Eraly I like the way he writes I have long admired his telling of history his flair for making what many see as a dry subject into an interesting glimpse of the tapestry of our long forgotten past The original in Malayalam sometimes has a lot of repetition which I think is deliberate because that is how it is in the oral tradition that Sankunni followed in writing his tome Retelling folk tales in another language also has pitfalls how do you keep the 'voice' of the original while translating the gist of a story?So I was curious to see how these tales would look like in the hands of a skilled raconteur At the outset Eraly is clear that he's not translating the stories as is he's retelling them condensing them in some cases restructuring them and in some cases adding a brief explanation without taking away the soul of the original Has he succeeded? Yes to a large extent The 48 tales in this collection are charming vignettes of a Kerala that seems to have long vanished Happy endings come in unexpected ways and the flashes of 'knowledge' can make you smack your head in disbelief Some of these tales are that of naivete and play upon the tropes of the credulous simpleton but the homespun wisdom in it is hardwon Some narrate the history of Kerala and the particularly harmonious social ethos of the state that allowed all religions to co exist in peace Having read it in Malayalam I can say that the English retelling doesn't have the charm of the original language or the sing song way in which Sankunni had written the original but that's a minor peeve


  2. Tim Poston Tim Poston says:

    Splendid stories well told and fascinating when they have a 'happy ending' uite different from the Western mode Highly recommendedI would recommend this book to among others many fantasy writers who set characters just like their Californian neighbours in a world where magic works In a world where people cast real spells or just believe in real spells motivations are very different There is still love lust envy and ambition but people are not the same everywhere


  3. Ashok Krishna Ashok Krishna says:

    The book 'Tales Once Told Legends of Kerala' is a wonderful collection of folklore from Kerala Abraham Eraly has done a wonderful job in selecting the stories from the classical compilation of 'Ithihyamala' by Kottarathil Sankunni A happy break from all the intense and heavy tomes Witty tales scary tales astonishing humour emotional bits this book will really entertain you well You can also pick some nice stories to tell your little ones at home


  4. Asher Asher says:

    Interesting Selections condensed and translated from a 100 year old compilation of Keralan legends folklore and history


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  • Paperback
  • 200 pages
  • Tales Once Told Legends of Kerala
  • Abraham Eraly
  • English
  • 19 July 2016
  • 9780143099680

About the Author: Abraham Eraly

Abraham Eraly is an Indian writer Told Legends PDF Í He has written many acclaimed books on Indian history.


4 thoughts on “Tales Once Told Legends of Kerala

  1. Anu Warrier Anu Warrier says:

    In the first decade of the last century a scholar named Kottarathil Sankunni made it his business to collect all the legends and folk tales he could and re tell them in a simple lucid manner The mammoth work took him nearly two decades to finish The 'Aitihyamala' or Garland of Legends was a gargantuan 8 volume work totalling 126 chapters Each chapter has many anecdotes and together they offer a microcosm of the social political religious cultural views of the time They are filled with kings and beautiful yakshis sorcerors and divine interventions callow Brahmin youth and exorcists They are tales to delight a child moral tales the moral carefully hidden and made palatable by the story cautionary tales tales of wonder The Aitihyamala has seen many editions since its first appearance and they have always been very popular These tales form the cherished memories of many a Keralite tinged with the nostalgia for innocent pleasures I have the eight volume work in Malayalam and its translation in English as well So why did I pick up this slim volume of 200 pages which is a retelling of these tales? For one I like Abraham Eraly I like the way he writes I have long admired his telling of history his flair for making what many see as a dry subject into an interesting glimpse of the tapestry of our long forgotten past The original in Malayalam sometimes has a lot of repetition which I think is deliberate because that is how it is in the oral tradition that Sankunni followed in writing his tome Retelling folk tales in another language also has pitfalls how do you keep the 'voice' of the original while translating the gist of a story?So I was curious to see how these tales would look like in the hands of a skilled raconteur At the outset Eraly is clear that he's not translating the stories as is he's retelling them condensing them in some cases restructuring them and in some cases adding a brief explanation without taking away the soul of the original Has he succeeded? Yes to a large extent The 48 tales in this collection are charming vignettes of a Kerala that seems to have long vanished Happy endings come in unexpected ways and the flashes of 'knowledge' can make you smack your head in disbelief Some of these tales are that of naivete and play upon the tropes of the credulous simpleton but the homespun wisdom in it is hardwon Some narrate the history of Kerala and the particularly harmonious social ethos of the state that allowed all religions to co exist in peace Having read it in Malayalam I can say that the English retelling doesn't have the charm of the original language or the sing song way in which Sankunni had written the original but that's a minor peeve

  2. Tim Poston Tim Poston says:

    Splendid stories well told and fascinating when they have a 'happy ending' uite different from the Western mode Highly recommendedI would recommend this book to among others many fantasy writers who set characters just like their Californian neighbours in a world where magic works In a world where people cast real spells or just believe in real spells motivations are very different There is still love lust envy and ambition but people are not the same everywhere

  3. Ashok Krishna Ashok Krishna says:

    The book 'Tales Once Told Legends of Kerala' is a wonderful collection of folklore from Kerala Abraham Eraly has done a wonderful job in selecting the stories from the classical compilation of 'Ithihyamala' by Kottarathil Sankunni A happy break from all the intense and heavy tomes Witty tales scary tales astonishing humour emotional bits this book will really entertain you well You can also pick some nice stories to tell your little ones at home

  4. Asher Asher says:

    Interesting Selections condensed and translated from a 100 year old compilation of Keralan legends folklore and history

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