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Dictionary of British Folk-Tales in the English Language.

Author: Katherine M Briggs
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1991.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A classic in folklore scholarship arranged in 2 parts. Folk Narratives contains tales told for edification or delight, but not thought to be factually true. Folk Legends presents tales the tellers believed to be records of actual events.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine M Briggs
ISBN: 9780203397374 0203397371
OCLC Number: 475883903
Description: 1 online resource (522 pages)
Contents: BOOK COVER; HALF-TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; A LIST OF BOOKS QUOTED, CITED AND CONSULTED; INDEX OF TALE-TYPES AND MIGRATORY LEGENDS; INDEX TO STORY-TITLES IN PART A; I FABLES AND EXEMPLA; II FAIRY TALES.

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A classic in folklore scholarship arranged in 2 parts. Folk Narratives contains tales told for edification or delight, but not thought to be factually true. Folk Legends presents tales the tellers believed to be records of actual events.

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