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Two Cakes Fit for a King Folktales from Vietnam A Latitude 20 Book

For centuries Vietnamese have sustained the history of their nation both actual and mythic through their folklore These stories passed from generation to generation contain not only the national saga but also fundamental cultural values that Vietnamese hold dear Some stories like A Daughter's Love are imagin I am pretty weary of books that partially read like advertisements the preview for this book already talks about the sustaining of the history of the nation of the Vietnamese although that nation per se isn t that old and the ancestors of the people we call the Vietnamese today were pretty much spread over at least two if not kingdoms for a long time In addition this book clearly ignores the reality that Vietnam has actually than 50 native ethnicities and so we can be sure the tales in this are from the Vietnamese majority at least there is no hint of Hmong or so stories here And the book itself at first sounded like advertisement about how uniue Vietnamese folktales are and so on and as usual that made me suspiciousYou see the author specifically stated that in Vietnamese folktales supernatural eve Encounters with Rauschenberg uniue Vietnamese folktales are and so on and as Doctors, Ambassadors, Secretaries usual that made me suspiciousYou see the author specifically stated that in Vietnamese folktales supernatural eve

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Ative accounts of early Vietnamese history Others like The Anger of the Waters and the title story Two Cakes Fit for a King provide colorful explanations of the world and how it works The Story of Watermelon Island offers readers a glimpse of the traditional agrarian values and way of life that are the found This is a varied and engaging collection of ten traditional tales from Vietnam accompanied by an attractive black and white illustration for each tale The stories are told in simple clear language appropriate for children as well as adults they are neither overly didactic nor overly simplified but maintain their regional character and key episodic elements Even better they are preceded by a very useful introduction which gives historic and cultural background for the country of Vietnam delving a little deeper into the stories to explore how each represents a particularly Vietnamese worldview even examining the influences of other cultures upon cultural and folkloric development as they pertain to Vietnam Highly recommended for anyone wishing to explore the dreamy and romantic folklore of this lovely Double Jeopardy useful introduction which gives historic and cultural background for the country of Vietnam delving a little deeper into the stories to explore how each represents a particularly Vietnamese worldview even examining the influences of other cultures Einsteins Generation upon cultural and folkloric development as they pertain to Vietnam Highly recommended for anyone wishing to explore the dreamy and romantic folklore of this lovely

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Ation of Vietnamese societyImaginative and captivating funny and sometimes tragic these tales have remained popular and culturally significant for Vietnamese young and old for hundreds of years The intricate illustrations draw on centuries old painting styles and on natural imagery and everyday life in Vietn I enjoy learning about other countries through their fables and this is a must read

  • Paperback
  • 128
  • Two Cakes Fit for a King Folktales from Vietnam A Latitude 20 Book
  • Nguyễn Nguyệt Cầm
  • English
  • 07 October 2017
  • 9780824826680

5 thoughts on “Two Cakes Fit for a King Folktales from Vietnam A Latitude 20 Book

  1. says:

    I am pretty weary of books that partially read like advertisements the preview for this book already talks about the sustaining of the history of the nation of the Vietnamese although that nation per se isn't that

  2. says:

    This is a varied and engaging collection of ten traditional tales from Vietnam accompanied by an attractive black and white illustration for each tale The stories are told in simple clear language appropriate for children as well as adults; they are neither overly didactic nor overly simplified but maintain the

  3. says:

    I enjoy learning about other countries through their fables and this is a must read

  4. says:

    Not that I need to compare Vietnamese folktales to the BritishGerman folktales that I grew up with but it’s hard when reading stories about princesses and adventures not to compare And I have to say the Vietnamese stories did away with a lot

  5. says:

    This was exactly what I needed short clever little stories that I had never encountered before I can't say ther

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