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Popular Tales and Fictions - Classic Folk and Fairy Tales (Hardback)
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Popular Tales and Fictions - Classic Folk and Fairy Tales (Hardback)

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Hardback 585 Pages / Published: 10/12/2002
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Clouston's classic study of international folktales, their common origins, and their cultural variations is updated with new research.


* Takes a thematic approach to the study of folktales, exploring topics like gold-producing animals, invisible caps and cloaks, and bird maidens

* An introduction by contemporary folklorist Christine Goldberg places W. A. Clouston's classic work in historical and scholarly context

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781576076163
Number of pages: 585
Weight: 1382 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 36 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Provides a pithy and informative introduction to this edition . . . Appendixes of variants and a very helpful index are included . . . Recommended.' " - Choice
"The relish exhibited by Clouston in the face of his sea of stories is palpable . . . the text itself feels contemporary precisely in its generous openness to narrative." - Marvels & Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies

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