The Types of International Folktales. A Classification and Bibliography. Based on the System of Antti Aarne and Stith Thompson. Part II. Tales of the Stupid Ogre, Anecdotes and Jokes, and Formula Tales (FF Communications, 285)

Hans-Jörg Uther

Published by Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, 2011
ISBN 10: 9514110552 / ISBN 13: 9789514110559
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536 p. The catalog of international tale types (ATU) based on the system of Aarne / Thompson constitutes a fundamentally new edition with extensive additions and innovations. The descriptions of the tale types have been completely rewritten and made more precise. The essential research cited for each type includes extensive documentation of its international distribution as well as monographic works or articles on that type. More than two hundred and fifty new types have been added. Types with very limited distribution have been omitted. A detailed subject index includes the most important subjects, actions, and other motifs, including actors and settings. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Types of International Folktales. A ...
Publisher: Finnish Academy of Science and Letters
Publication Date: 2011
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine

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