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Popular tales from the Norse

Author: Peter Christen AsbjørnsenJørgen Engebretsen MoeGeorge Webbe Dasent, SirEdmonston & Douglas.R. & R. Clark (Firm),All authors
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edmonston and Douglas, [Edinburgh : R. & R. Clark, 1859. [1859]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 2nd edition, enlargedView all editions and formats
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Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen, 1812-1885.
Popular tales from the Norse.
Edinburgh, Edmonston and Douglas, 1859
(OCoLC)608094615
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Christen Asbjørnsen; Jørgen Engebretsen Moe; George Webbe Dasent, Sir; Edmonston & Douglas.; R. & R. Clark (Firm),; Bodleian Library,
OCLC Number: 973629831
Notes: "Printed by R. & R. Clark" -- half title verso.
"Translations from the Norske folkeeventyr, collected ... by MM. Asbjørnsen and Moe ... One of them, The master thief ... appeared in Blackwood's magazine for November, 1851"--P. [ix].
Description: clxii, 507 pages ; 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 wild 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 --
How one went out to woo --
The cock and hen --
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. Ananzi stories: Why the Jack Spaniard's waist is small --
Ananzi and the lion --
Ananzi amd 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 the 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.
Other Titles: Norske folke-eventyr.
Responsibility: by George Webbe Dasent, O.C.L.; with and introductory essay on the origin and diffusion of popular tales.

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