Swedish Folktales And Legends

Lone Thygesen Blecher and George Blecher

Published by Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2004
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Synopsis: "Swedish Folktales and Legends is a diverse and representative collection of stories from Sweden's centuries-old folklore tradition. Ranging from the ribald to the romantic, from the rustic to the mythical, these are lively translations of 150 tales drawn from unique sources including the Swedish National Folklore Archives and numerous private collections, while the humorous and dramatic illustrations are gathered from classic volumes of Swedish folktales. Lone Thygesen Blecher's engaging introduction details the purpose and background of folktales and legends as well as the history of their collection. This distinctive selection presents the storytelling artistry of Sweden's lush folkloric tradition.

From the Inside Flap: Sirens, trolls, giants, household spirits, and ghosts come to life in this unique collection of voices from Sweden's folkloric past.

Swedish Folktales and Legends is a diverse and representative sampling of stories from Sweden's centuries-old folklore tradition. Ranging from the ribald to the romantic, from the rustic to the mystical, from farmers' jokes to epiphanies, these are lively new translations of 150 tales drawn from unique sources including the Swedish National Folklore Archives and numerous private collections.

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Title: Swedish Folktales And Legends
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press
Publication Date: 2004
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