Book

Malay literature: literature of Malay folk-lore, beginnings, fable, farcical tales, romance

Printed by J. E. Wallace at the F. M. S. Govt. Press (2) • Published In 1923 • Pages: iii, 73

By: Winstedt, Richard.

Abstract
This study of Malay folklore traces its development and the various cycles of popular tales and quotes many texts both in Malay and in English. The relationship to other cultures is emphasized. The ideas about social relationships developed through the texts are of great interest.
Subjects
Mythology
Spirits and gods
Ethnobotany
Ethnozoology
Verbal arts
Shamans and psychotherapists
Humor
Traditional history
Acculturation and culture contact
Ethnopsychology
Magicians and diviners
culture
Malays
HRAF PubDate
2010
Region
Asia
Sub Region
Southeast Asia
Document Type
Book
Evaluation
Government Official-5
Analyst
B. P. Emerson ; 1955
Coverage Date
1900-1923
Coverage Place
Malaysia
Notes
[by] R. O. Winstedt
Includes bibliographical references
LCSH
Malays (Asian people)