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Popular tales from the Norse.

Author: Peter Christen Asbjørnsen; Jørgen Engebretsen Moe; George Webbe Dasent, Sir
Publisher: London, G. Routledge; New York, E.P. Dutton [1900?]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Christen Asbjørnsen; Jørgen Engebretsen Moe; George Webbe Dasent, Sir
OCLC Number: 1539837
Notes: Translation from the Norke folkeeventyr of AsbjØrsen and Moe.
Description: xii, 402 pages portrait 21 cm
Contents: Tales. True and untrue --
Why the sea is salt --
The old dame and her hen --
East o' the sun and west o' the moon --
Boots who ate a match with the troll --
Hacon Grizzlebeard --
Boots who made the princess say, "That's a story" --
The twelve ducks --
The giant who had no heart in his body --
The fox as herdsman --
The mastermaid --
The cat on the dovrefell --
Princess on the glass hill --
The cock and hen --
How one went out to woo --
The master-smith --
The two step-sisters --
Buttercup --
Taming the shrew --
Shortshanks --
Gudbrand on the hill-side --
The blue belt --
Why the bear is stumpy-tailed --
Not a pin to choose between them --
One's own children are always prettiest --
The three princesses of Whiteland --
The lassie and her godmother --
The three aunts --
The cock, the cuckoo, and the black-cock --
Rich peter the pedlar --
Gertrude's bird --
Boots and the troll --
Goosey Grizzel --
The lad who went to the north wind --
The master thief --
The best wish --
The three billy-goats gruff --
Well done and ill paid --
The husband who was to mind the house --
Dapplegrim --
Farmer Weathersky --
Lord Peter --
The seven foals --
The widow's son --
Bushy bride --
Boots and his brothers --
Big Peter and little Peter --
Tatterhood --
The cock and hen that went to the dovrefell --
Katie Woodencloak --
Thumbikin --
Doll i' the grass --
The lad and the deil --
The cock and hen a-nutting --
The big bird Dan --
Soria Moria Castle --
Bruin and Reynard --
Tom Totherhouse --
Little Annie the goose-girl. Appendix. Why the Jack Spaniard's waist is small --
Ananzi and the lion --
Ananzi and Quanqua --
The ear of corn and the twelve men --
The king and the ant's tree --
The little child and the pumpkin tree --
The brother and his sisters --
The girl and the fish --
The lion, the goat, and the baboon --
Ananzi and Baboon --
The man and the doukana tree --
Nancy Fairy --
The dancing gang.
Responsibility: By George Webbe Dasent, with an introductory essay on the origin and diffusion of popular tales.

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