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Folktales and Reality : Folklore Studies in Translation - Lutz Rohrich

Folktales and Reality

Folklore Studies in Translation

By: Lutz Rohrich, Peter Tokofsky (Translator)

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Published: 22nd December 1991
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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.

Foreword
Abbreviations Translator
Preface
Preface to the Third Edition
Introduction
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
The FolktaleOtilde;s
Themes
Notes
Selected Bibliography Tale
Indexes
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9780253350282
ISBN-10: 025335028X
Series: Folklore Studies in Translation
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 22nd December 1991
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.71