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Although he co-founded the College of Storytellers in 1981, Ramsay is now more story-writer than story-teller. As the occasional oral amateur he might tell (or read aloud) to young or old, usually to those who want to listen but often to those who don’t. The following clips will show Ramsay reading selected fables from his two volumes of Kalila and Dimna: 

 

Meanwhile the following meatier videos can serve as a good tour guide to anyone keen to open a world map and follow the Panchatantra back to its most ancient multi-cultural roots:

 

  • The Kalila & Dimna Story — part 1 of 3
    • The Kalila & Dimna Story — part 1 of 3

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  • The Kalila & Dimna Story — part 2 of 3
    • The Kalila & Dimna Story — part 2 of 3

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  • The Kalila & Dimna Story — part 3 of 3
    • The Kalila & Dimna Story — part 3 of 3

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  • Vayu Naidu's Panchatantra Monkey and Crocodile
    • Vayu Naidu's Panchatantra Monkey and Crocodile

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  • Wise fish, Clever fish and Stupid fish
    • Wise fish, Clever fish and Stupid fish

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  • Doris Lessing on Traditional Storytelling
    • Doris Lessing on Traditional Storytelling

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Three Articles — Stories transmitted via speech or text seem to deliver universal lessons and timeless knowledge in unexpected settings:

The ICRs Power of Stories 

https://bookfreeq.wordpress.com/2009/08/25/institute-for-cultural-research/ 

Why Storytelling Matters 

http://news.rutgers.edu/feature/why-storytelling-matters/20141019#.VN9uHFPz1OL

Graphicly’s Micah Baldwin on storytelling 

http://www.forbes.com/sites/ryanholiday/2012/05/09/graphic-lys-micah-baldwin-why-storytelling-matters/

 

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