Folktales Told Around the World


All the selections in Richard M. Dorson's "Folktales Told around the World" were recorded by expert collectors, and the majority of them are published here for the first time. The tales presented are told in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, North and South America, and Oceania. Unlike other collections derived in large part from literary texts, this volume meets the criteria of professional folklorists in assembling only authentic examples of folktales as they were orally told. Background information, notes on the ...

Folktales Told Around the World 1978, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226158747

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Folktales Told Around the World 1975, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226158723

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