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The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitre, Volumes 1 and 2

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Giuseppe Pitre, a nineteenth-century Sicilian physician, gathered an enormous wealth of folk and fairy tales as he traveled and treated the poor throughout Palermo. He also received tales from friends and scholars throughout the island of Sicily. A dedicated folklorist, whose significance ranks alongside the Brothers Grimm, he published a 25-volume collection of Sicilian folk tales, legends, songs, and customs between 1871 and 1914. Though first published in their original Sicilian dialect, these tales have never before ...

The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitre, Volumes 1 and 2 2008, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415980326

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