Thursday, August 18, 2016

Overview: Dutton. Fables of Bidpai.

Title: The Tortoise and the Geese and Other Fables of Bidpai
Author: Maude Dutton
Illustrator: E. Boyd Smith
Year: 1908

Comments: The fables of "Bidpai" or "Pilpay" is something like the Aesop's fables of ancient India! Note that the Baldwin Project edition does not include Maude Dutton's brief introduction where she explains the Bidpai tradition.

Free Online: See all the links at Freebookapalooza. The links below are to the Baldwin Project edition of the book.

Bizzell Stacks: There is a copy available for checkout from the regular Bizzell stacks: 398 B47dt (click to see if it is checked out or not).

Length: one week. I've divided the reading into two parts: Part A - Part B.

The Tortoise and the Geese
The Fox, the Hen, and the Drum
The Carpenter and the Ape
The Poor Man and the Flask of Oil
The Rich Man and the Bundle of Wood
The Scorpion and the Tortoise
The Partridge and the Crow
The Hunter, the Fox, and the Leopard
The Youth, the Hawk, and the Raven
The Bleacher, the Crane, and the Hawk
The Gardener and the Bear
The Hen and the Falcon
The Three Fish
The Frog, the Crab, and the Serpent
The Tyrant who became a Just Ruler
The Apes, the Glow-Worm, and the Popinjay
The Fox and the Piece of Meat
The Blind Man and the Snake
The Farmer, the Sheep, and the Robbers
The Sparrows and the Snake
The Ape and the Boar
The Partridge and the Hawk
The King, the Falcon, and the Drinking-Cup
The Hare, the Fox, and the Wolf
The Merchant and His Iron
The Lean Cat and the Fat Cat
The King, the Hermit, and the Two Princes
The Two Travelers
The Lion and the Hare
The Crane and the Crab
The Ass, the Lion, and the Fox
The Crow, the Jackal, the Wolf, and the Camel
The Camel Driver and the Adder

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