If wonder tales are not abundant in England, other kinds of folktales thrive: local traditions, historical legends, humorous anecdotes. Many of the favorite tales which English-speaking peoples carry with them from childhood come from a long tradition stories as familiar to Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Spenser, and their many contemporaries as they are to us. "This is a fine, homely feast, immediately intelligble. . . ." Times Educational Supplement ." . . should be of special concern to Americans since many of the tales ...

Folktales of England 1968, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226074948

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Folktales of England 1968, University of Chicago Press

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