Vikram and the vampire or, Tales of Hindu devilry

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Statementadapted by Sir Richard Burton, edited by Isabel Burton, with illustrations by Ernest Griset.
SeriesThe memorial edition of the works of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton -- 5
ContributionsBurton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890., Burton, Isabel, Lady, 1831-1896., Griset, Ernest Henry, 1844-1907, illustrator., Tylston and Edwards, Meccan Press
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 243p. :
Number of Pages243
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Open LibraryOL19478296M

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Vikram and the Vampire, translated and adapted by Sir Richard Burton, is a group of tales told by a baital (not really a vampire but a kind of spirit who can inhabit dead bodies) to King Vikram (described by Burton as the King Arthur of India)/5.

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"Surely, mighty Vikram," laughed the Vampire, "you will be tired of ever clambering up yon tall tree, even had you the legs and arms of Hanuman[FN#86] himself." And so saying he disappeared from the cloth, although it had been placed upon the ground.

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Vikram and the Vampire or, Tales of Hindu Devilry Adapted by Captain Sir Richard F. Burton - first edition - second edition Notes. This book utilized a particular pattern or. Burton, Richard F. () [], Vikram & the Vampire; or Tales of Hindu Devilry (Memorial ed.), London: Longmans, Green, and Co.

— Not a translation, but a retelling "more Burtonian than Indian", based on one or more of the Hindustani editions or translations. Vikram and the Vampire or Tales of Hindu Devilry. Bookseller Image. View Larger Image Vikram and the Vampire or Tales of Hindu Devilry BURTON Captain Sir Richard F [Francis] (BURTON Lady Isabel - editor) If your book order is heavy or oversized or a multiple in books we will contact you to let you know that extra.

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Title: Vikram and Vampire; or, Tales of Hindu devilry. Adapted by Captain Sir Richard F. Burton from the Baita l-Pachi si ] Edited by his wife, Isabel Burton With thirty-three illustrations by Ernest her: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom.

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Burton, Richard F[rancis]. VIKRAM AND THE VAMPIRE OR TALES OF HINDU DEVILRY. Adapted by Richard F. Burton. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii-xix [xx-xxi]xxii [xxiii-xxiv [1] [ blank], 33 illustrations (including sixteen on inserted plates) by Ernest Griset, original bevel-edged pictorial green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold.

Burton spent the next four years as consul in Santos, Braz., where he wrote a book on the highlands of Brazil () and translated Vikram and the Vampire, or Tales of Hindu Devilry ().

He also began translating the works of the romantic Portuguese poet-explorer Luís de Camões, with whom he felt a deep sense of kinship. Aimed at his Victorian audience, Burton’s book Vikram and the Vampire is subtitled “Tales of Hindu Devilry” and includes eleven stories placed within a framing narrative that links the otherwise unrelated stories.

These become the foundation of the revisionist work undertaken by this creative : Gayathri Prabhu. Burton, Richard, trans. Vikram and the Vampire; or, Tales of Hindu Devilry.

Rpt.: New York: Dover Publications, pp. Vetala Tales is a popular collection of short stories from India of unknown age and antiquity, but predating the 11th century CE. It exists in four main Sanskrit recensions (revisions).

In addition, there also exists many modern translations into Indian and other vernaculars. The collection consists of a series of unrelated tales, all told within the context of a frame story similar to.

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