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The European Folktale: Form and Nature (Folklore Studies in Translation)

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Publisher Comments:

"Niles' excellent translation should bring Lüthi's sensitive and articulate study the recognition it deserves among English readers." --Library Journal

Lüthi demonstrates how the folktale, by its very distance from reality, can play upon the most important themes of human existence.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Dan Ben-Amos

Author's Preface

Translator's Preface

Introduction

1. One-Dimensionality

2. Depthlessness

3. Abstract Style

4. Isolation and Universal Interconnection

5. Sublimination and All-Inclusiveness

6. Function and Significane of the Folktale

7. Folktale Scholarship

Supplement: Sturctural Folktale Scholarship

Notes

Index of Tale Types

General Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253203939
Translator:
Niles, John D.
Author:
Niles, John D.
Author:
Luthi, Max
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Folk-lore, european
Subject:
Tales -- Europe -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Subject:
Criticism; Europe; Folklore and Myth
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Midland ed.
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Folklore Studies in Translation
Series Volume:
no. 448
Publication Date:
19860931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
8.26 x 5.39 x 0.58 in

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