PENZER, Norman Mosley. 30.9.1892 — 27.11.1960. British Folklorist and Scholar of Asia. Son of Rev. Seymour P., educated at Cambridge. Private scholar with no official position. Also known as a specialist of Richard Burton.
Publications: Edited Tawney’s KSS translation (The Ocean of Story) in 10 volumes with numerous notes and appendices. L. 1924-28.
– translated: Nala and Damayanti. Illustrated with ten miniatures by P. Zenker. 11+ 207 p. L. 1926.
– The Harem. An Account of the Institution as it Existed in the Palace of the Turkish Sultans with a History of the Grand Seraglio from its Foundation to the Present Time. L. 1935.
– Poison-Damsels and other Essays in Folklore and Anthropology. 319 p. 1952.
– wrote and edited several other works on various subjects.
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