Favorite Folktales from Around the World
  • Author : Jane Yolen
  • Release Date : 14 May 2014
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 13 : 9780804152860
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Book Description: From Africa, Burma, and Czechoslovakia to Turkey, Vietnam, and Wales here are more than 150 of the world's best-loved folktales from more than forty countries and cultures. These tales of wonder and transformation, of heroes and heroines, of love lost and won, of ogres and trolls, stories both jocular and cautionary and legends of pure enchantment will delight readers and storytellers of all ages. With black-and-white drawings throughout Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

Favorite Folktales from Around the World

Favorite Folktales from Around the World

Author : Jane Yolen
Publisher : Pantheon
Genre : Fiction
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From Africa, Burma, and Czechoslovakia to Turkey, Vietnam, and Wales here are more than 150 of the world's best-loved folktales from more than forty countries and cultures. These tales of wonder and transformation, of heroes and heroines, of love lost and won, of ogres and trolls, stories both jocular and cautionary ...

Favorite Folktales from Around the World

Favorite Folktales from Around the World

Author : Jane Yolen
Publisher : Pantheon
Genre : Fiction
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This collection of folktales drawn from over forty cultures and traditions includes classic tales from the Brothers Grimm, as well as lesser-known stories...

Favorite Folktales from Around the World

Favorite Folktales from Around the World

Author : Jane Yolen
Publisher : Pantheon
Genre : Fiction
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This collection of folktales drawn from over forty cultures and traditions includes classic tales from the Brothers Grimm, as well as lesser-known stories...

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Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Social Science
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Publisher : Globe Fearon Company
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Publisher : Anchor
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Publisher : The Feminist Press at CUNY
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Publisher : Pantheon
Genre : Fiction
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The deep forest and broad savannah, the campsites, kraals, and villages—from this immense area south of the Sahara Desert the distinguished American folklorist Roger D. Abrahams has selected ninety-five tales that suggest both the diversity and the interconnectedness of the people who live there. The storytellers weave imaginative myths ...

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Author : Ruth Wan-lau
Publisher : World Scientific
Genre : Social Science
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Author : Richard M. Dorson
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Genre : Social Science
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All the selections in Richard M. Dorson's Folktales Told around the World were recorded by expert collectors, and the majority of them are published here for the first time. The tales presented are told in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, North and South America, and Oceania. Unlike other collections ...

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Publisher : Pantheon
Genre : Fiction
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Encyclopedic in its coverage, this one-of-a-kind reference is ideal for students, scholars, and others who need reliable, up-to-date information on folk and fairy tales, past and present. • Provides encyclopedic coverage of folktales and fairy tales from around the globe • Covers not only the history of the fairy tale, but also ...

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