By Coralynn V. Davis
In Maithil Women’s Tales, Coralynn V. Davis examines how those storytellers weave jointly their very own existence experiences--the hardships and the pleasures--with age-old topics. In so doing, Davis demonstrates, they harness people traditions to grapple in my view in addition to jointly with social values, behavioral mores, relationships, and cosmological questions.
Each bankruptcy comprises tales and excerpts that exhibit Maithil women’s present for wealthy language, layered plots, and gorgeous allegory. moreover, Davis offers ethnographic and private info that show the complexity of women’s personal lives, and comprises works painted via Maithil storytellers to demonstrate their stories. the result's a desirable learn of being and turning into that would resonate for readers in women’s and Hindu experiences, folklore, and anthropology.