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The European Folktale : Form and Nature - Max Luthi

The European Folktale

Form and Nature

By: Max Luthi, John D. Niles (Translator)

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Published: 22nd September 1986
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"Niles' excellent translation should bring LA1/4thi's sensitive and articulate study the recognition it deserves among English readers." -- Library Journal

LA1/4thi demonstrates how the folktale, by its very distance from reality, can play upon the most important themes of human existence.

"Niles' excellent translation should bring Luthi's sensitive and articulate study the recognition it deserves among English readers." - Library Journal

Foreword by Dan Ben-Amos AuthorOs Preface TranslatorOs Preface Introduction 1. One-Dimensionality 2. Depthlessness 3. Abstract Style 4. Isolation and Universal Interconnection 5. Sublimination and All-Inclusiveness 6. Function and Significane of the Folktale 7. Folktale Scholarship Supplement: Sturctural Folktale Scholarship Notes Index of Tale Types General Index

ISBN: 9780253203939
ISBN-10: 0253203937
Series: Folklore Studies in Translation
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 22nd September 1986
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.98 x 13.69  x 1.47
Weight (kg): 0.26