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Review of Narrative Structures In Burmese Folk Tales. By Soe Marlar Lwin, Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2010. Xvi + 178

Tehan, Thomas M.


This is a review of a book containing a Narrative Analysis of the plots of 27 Burmese folk tales in English translation. As applied here, Narrative Analysis is an insightful set of research methodologies to discover regular features of plot structures; however, it does not include the aspects of Textual Analysis that dig deeply into the structures and features of the original language. In this book, no actual features of the Burmese language are discussed. Both Narrative Analysis and Textual...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-09
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
Access Rights: Open Access


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