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Book: Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts

Chapter: Talking Animals: Explorations in an Indian Literary Genre

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21340


In this chapter, the author focuses on the ways this crossing of species boundaries is represented in a variety of Indian literary genres and look at some of the beliefs and ideologies that may underlie animal fables.

Chapter Contributors

  • Patrick Olivelle ( - olivelle) 'University of Texas at Austin'