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"Peter Tokofsky has provided English readers with a superb translation of one of the most important books on folktales." -- Wolfgang Mieder
This classic work, first published in 1956, is now available in English. Along with LA1/4thi's The European Folktale and Propp's The Morphology of the Folktale, RAhrich's MArchen und Wirklichkeit is considered a key text in folklore scholarship.
Preface to the Third Edition
The Genres of Folk Narrative and
Their Relationship to Reality Folktale and Legend
The Aetiological Narrative SaintOtilde;s Legend and Folksong Folktales without the Happy Ending Jest
The Folktale and the Reality of the Magical World-View Magic Man and Animal--Transformation and Disenchantment Manners and Customs Cruelty in the Folktale
The Modern Folktale as Believed Reality Tribal Narratives European Narratives
Paths of Rationalization Ethnic Differences Magical Thought and Modern Civilization
The Folktale as a Mirror of the Real World
The Significance of Time and Place
The Social Milieu
The FolktaleOtilde;s Inner Reality
The NarratorOtilde;s Ego
Selected Bibliography Tale
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ISBN: 9780253350282 ISBN-10: 025335028X Series: Folklore Studies in Translation Audience:
Number Of Pages: 290 Published: 22nd December 1991 Publisher: INDIANA UNIV PR Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 0.63