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The Type and Motif Index of Finnish Belief Legends and Memorates (FF Communications, 267)

Jauhiainen, Marjatta;Simonsuuri, Lauri

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ISBN 10: 9514108353 / ISBN 13: 9789514108358
Published by Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia, 1998
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362 pp., bibliogrpahy. corner bumped. Lauri Simonsuuriís Typen- und Motivverzeichnis der finnischen mythischen Sagen (FFC 182), published in 1961 and reprinted in 1987, became a classic among the national legend catalogues. Marjatta Jauhiainenís work not only updates and brings into English the catalogue, it is a thorough revision and enlargement of the classification system itself. In the introduction she surveys the history of collecting and the progress of belief-legend cataloguing on the international scene providing a concordance with Reidar Th. Christiansenís The Migratory Legends (FFC 175, 1958/1992). A clarification of key terms, a subject directory and a map displaying tradition areas in Finland help the reader to orientate in the exceptionally rich store of belief legends and memorates. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 9514108353FIN062414

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Title: The Type and Motif Index of Finnish Belief ...

Publisher: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

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