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World folktales

Author: Atelia Clarkson; Gilbert B Cross
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©1980.
Series: A Scribner resource collection
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of more than sixty folktales from various parts of the world with an analysis of each tale and suggestions for folklore study.
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World folktales.
New York : Scribner, ©1980
(OCoLC)565980612
Online version:
World folktales.
New York : Scribner, ©1980
(OCoLC)607252475
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Atelia Clarkson; Gilbert B Cross
ISBN: 0684162903 9780684162904
OCLC Number: 5411564
Notes: "A Scribner resource collection."
Includes indexes.
Description: xiv, 450 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Koshalki-Opalki --
The Gold in the chimley --
Mighty Mikko --
The Indian Cinderella --
The Do-all ax --
Molly Whuppi --
The Toad-bridegroom --
The Cow on the roof --
Crab --
Gudbrand on the hill-side --
The Story of Kunz and his shepherd --
The Most obedient wife --
Clever Manka --
Rumpelstiltskin --
The Fairy dwelling on Selena Moor --
Field of Boliauns --
The Brownie of Blednock --
The Adventure of Cherry of Zennor --
The Seal's skin --
Te Kanawa and the fairies --
Buh Fox's number nine shoes --
The Three billy-goats gruff --
The Cat that went a-Traveling --
The three hares --
The Hare and the hedgehog --
The Witches' ride --
The Baba Yaga --
The Toad witch --
The Tinker and the ghost --
The Golden arm --
The Coffin-lid --
The Wolf-child --
The King o' the cats --
The Shrove Tuesday visitor --
The Cat and the parrot --
Talk --
Plop! --
The Cat and the mouse --
The Gingerbread boy --
An Endless story --
A Dark and stormy night --
The Travels of a fox --
Anansi plays dead --
Jack and the varmints --
Sheer crops --
Boots and his brothers --
Coyote tricks the white man --
Baby in the crib --
Nasr-ed Din Hodja in the pulpit --
Pedro de Urdemalas --
The Honey gatherer's three sons --
The Ridiculous wishes --
The Man who knew how to cure a snakebite --
The Tale of Ivan --
The Foolish man --
The Old man and his grandson --
How the Manx cat lost her tail --
Compair Lapin and Madame Carencro --
Why the sea is salt --
The Tortoise and the osprey --
Lazy Jack --
The Story of brave Kong --
Bastianelo --
The Mirror --
The Old woman and the tramp --
Now I should laugh, if I were not dead --
The Pig-headed wife.
Series Title: A Scribner resource collection
Responsibility: [edited by] Atelia Clarkson & Gilbert B. Cross.

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A collection of more than sixty folktales from various parts of the world with an analysis of each tale and suggestions for folklore study.

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