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Author: Italo Calvino
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chosen as one of the New York Times's ten best books in the year of its original publication, this collection immediately won a cherished place among lovers of the tale and vaulted Calvino into the ranks of the great folklorists. Introduction by the Author illustrations. Translated by George Martin. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book.
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Calvino, Italo.
Italian folktales.
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1980
(OCoLC)566225609
Online version:
Calvino, Italo.
Italian folktales.
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1980
(OCoLC)607681815
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Italo Calvino
ISBN: 0151457700 9780151457700 0156454890 9780156454896
OCLC Number: 6086445
Notes: Translation of Fiabe italiane.
"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
Description: xxxii, 763 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Dauntless Little John --
The man wreathed in seaweed --
The ship with three decks --
The man who came out only at night --
And seven! --
Body-without-soul --
Money can do everything --
The little shepherd --
Silver nose --
The count's beard --
The little girl sold with the pears --
The snake --
The three castles --
The prince who married a frog --
The parrot --
The twelve oxen --
Crack and Crook --
The canary prince --
King Crin --
Those stubbord souls, the Biellese --
The pot of marjoram --
The billiards player --
Animal speech --
The three cottages --
The peasant astrologer --
The wolf and the three girls --
The land where one never dies --
The devotee of St. Joseph --
The three crones --
The crab prince --
Silent for seven years --
The dead man's palace --
Pome and peel --
The cloven youth --
Invisible grandfather --
The King of Denmark's son --
Petie Pete versus Witch Bea-Witch --
Quack, quack! Stick to my back! --
The happy man's shirt --
One night in paradise --
Jesus and St. Peter in Friuli --
The magic ring --
The dead man's arm --
The science of laziness --
Fair brow --
The stolen crown --
The king's daughter who could never get enough figs --
The three dogs --
Uncle Wolf --
Giricoccola --
Tabagnino the Hunchback --
The king of the animals --
The Devil's breeches --
Dear as salt --
The queen of the three mountains of gold --
Lose your temper, and you lose your bet --
The feathered ogre --
The dragon with seven heads --
Bellinda and the monster --
The shepherd at court --
The sleeping queen --
The son of the merchant from Milan --
Monkey Palace --
Rosina in the oven --
The Salamanna grapes --
The enchanted palace --
Buffalo head --
The King of Portugal's son --
Fanta-Ghirò the Beautiful --
The old woman's hide --
Olive --
Catherine, sly country lass --
The traveler from Turin --
The daughter of the sun --
The dragon and the enchanted filly --
The Florentine --
Ill-fated royalty --
The golden ball --
Fioravante and beautiful Isolina --
Fearless simpleton --
The milkmaid queen --
The story of Campriano --
The north wind's gift --
The sorceress's head --
Apple girl --
Prezzemolina --
The fine greenbird --
The king in the basket --
The one-handed murderer --
The two hunchbacks --
Pete and the ox --
The king of the peacocks --
The palace of the doomed queen --
The little geese --
Water in the basket --
Fourteen --
Jack Strong, slayer of five hundred --
Crystal rooster --
A boat for land and water --
The Neapolitan soldier --
Belmiele and Belsole --
The haughty prince --
Wooden Maria --
Louse hide --
Cicco Petrillo --
Ner and Bertha --
The love of the three pomegranates --
Joseph Ciufolo, tiller-flutist --
Bella Venezia --
The mangy one --
The wildwood king --
Mandorlinfiore --
The three blind queens --
Hunchback Wryneck Hobbler --
One-Eye --
The false grandmother --
Frankie-Boy's trade --
Shining fish --
Miss North Wind and Mr. Zephyr --
The palace mouse and the garden mouse --
The Moor's bones --
The chicken laundress --
Crack, Crook, and Hook --
First sword and last broom --
Mrs. Fox and Mr. Wolf --
The five scapegraces --
Ari-Ari, donkey, donkey, money, money! --
The school of Salamanca --
The tale of the cats --
Chick --
The slave mother --
The siren wife --
The princess wed to the first passers-by --
Liombruno --
Cannelora --
Filo d'Oro and Filomena --
The thirteen bandits --
The three orphans --
Sleeping Beauty and her children --
The handmade king --
The turkey hen --
The three Chicory gatherers --
Beauty-with-the-seven-dresses --
Serpent King --
The widow and the brigand --
The crab with the golden eggs --
Nick Fish --
Gràttula-Beddàttula --
Misfortune --
Pippina the Serpent --
Catherine the Wise --
The Ismailian merchant --
The thieving dove --
Dealer in peas and beans --
The sultan with the itch --
The wife who lived on wind --
Wormwood --
The King of Spain and the English milord --
The bejeweled boot --
The left-hand squire --
Rosemary --
Lame Devil --
Three tales by three sons of three merchants --
The dove girl --
Jesus and St. Peter in Sicily --
The barber's timepiece --
The count's sister --
Master Francesco sit-down-and-eat --
The marriage of a queen and a bandit --
The seven lamb heads --
The two sea merchants --
Out in the world --
A boat loaded with... --
The king's son in the henhouse --
The mincing princess --
The great narbone --
Animal talk and the nosy wife --
The calf with the golden horns --
The captain and the general --
The peacock feather --
The garden witch --
The mouse with the long tail --
The two cousins --
The two muleteers --
Giovannuzza the Fox --
The child that fed the crucifix --
Steward Truth --
The foppish king --
The princess with the horns --
Giufà --
Fra Ignazio --
Solomon's advice --
The man who robbed the robbers --
The lions' grass --
The convent of nuns and the monastery of monks --
The male fern --
St. Anthony's gift --
March and the shepherd --
John Balento --
Jump into my sack.
Other Titles: Fiabe italiane.
Responsibility: selected and retold by Italo Calvino ; translated by George Martin.
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Chosen as one of the New York Times's ten best books in the year of its original publication, this collection immediately won a cherished place among lovers of the tale and vaulted Calvino into the ranks of the great folklorists. Introduction by the Author illustrations. Translated by George Martin. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book.

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