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One hundred favorite folktales

Author: Stith Thompson; Franz Altschuler
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1968] ©1968
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Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976.
One hundred favorite folktales.
Bloomington, Indiana University Press [1968]
(OCoLC)577504790
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stith Thompson; Franz Altschuler
OCLC Number: 448520
Description: xii, 439 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The three billy-goats Gruff (Norwegian) --
The ingrate (Italian) --
John the bear (French) --
The giant who had no heart in his body (Norwegian) --
The castle of no return (Spanish) --
The danced-out shoes (Russian) --
The maiden in the tower (French) --
How the devil married three sisters (Italian) --
The white cat (French) --
The little gardener with golden hair (French) --
Anpu and Bata (ancient Egyptian) --
The doctor and his pupil (French) --
A tale of a boy who set out to learn fear (German) --
Haensel [Hansel] and Gretel (German) --
Boots and the troll (Norwegian) --
The master-smith (Norwegian) --
The child sold to the devil (French) --
Godfather Death (Swedish) --
Little Red Riding-Hood (French) --
Maid Len (Danish) --
The three princesses of Whiteland (Norwegian) --
The frog princess (Russian) --
The white bride and the black bride (Swedish) --
The three citrons (Italian) --
Sleeping Beauty (Swedish). East o' the sun and west o' the moon (Norwegian) --
King Bean (Italian) --
King Lindorm (Swedish) --
The frog king (German) --
Sister Alionushka and Brother Ivanushka (Russian) --
The six swans (Swedish) --
The rich man and his son-in-law (Swedish) --
The animal wife (Greek) --
Friends in life and death (Norwegian) --
The two step-sisters (Norwegian) --
Tom Tit Tot (English) --
The three aunts (Norwegian) --
The hunchback's gift (Irish) --
The princess who was rescued from slavery (Swedish) --
The hearth-cat (Portuguese) --
Katie Woodencloak (Norwegian) --
One-eye, Two-eyes, and Three-eyes (German) --
The self-propelled carriage (French) --
Faithful John (German) --
The princess on the glass hill (Norwegian) --
The servant who took the place of his master (Greek) --
The goose-girl (German) --
Lord Peter (Norwegian) --
The gold bird (German) --
The well at the world's end (Irish) --
The goldfish (Russian) --
The grateful animals and the talisman (Greek) --
The ass that lays money (Italian) --
Two out of the sack (Russian) --
Horns (Russian). The magic bird (Greek) --
The king's hares (Norwegian) --
The lamb with the golden fleece (Hungarian) --
The blue belt (Norwegian) --
True and untrue (Norwegian) --
The louse skin (Danish) --
The young giant (German) --
The miller's four sons (French) --
The speedy messenger (Russian) --
The language of animals (Bulgarian) --
The three languages (Italian) --
The lazy boy (Danish) --
Tom Thumb (German) --
The armless maiden (Russian) --
The dancing water, the singing apple, and the speaking bird (Italian) --
Snow-White (German) --
The juniper (German) --
The poor and the rich (German) --
The greater sinner (Greek) --
The singing bone (Italian) --
The princess who wanted to solve riddles (Russian) --
The princess in the earth cave (Swedish) --
The clever peasant girl (Italian) --
The king who wanted a beautiful wife (Italian) --
The crumb in the beard (Italian) --
The three words of advice (Greek) --
The king and the bishop (Danish) --
Intelligence and luck (Czech) --
The treasure chamber of Rhampsinitus (literary, Herodotus) --
The anger bargain (Danish). Polyphemus, the Cyclops (ancient Greek) --
Gudbrand on the hillside (Norwegian) --
Clever Elsie and her companions (Italian) --
The master thief (Scottish) --
Shemiaka the judge (Russian) --
Little Claus and Big Claus (Danish) --
The man from paradise (French) --
The just reward (Russian) --
The brave little tailor (German) --
Crab (Italian) --
Salt (Russian) --
Peter Ox (Danish) --
"What should I have said?" (Russian) --
"Is he fat?" (English) --
The pancake (Norwegian).
Responsibility: chosen by Stith Thompson ; drawings by Franz Altschuler.

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