Morphology of the folktale

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University of Texas Press, 1968 - Literary Criticism - 158 pages
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" Morphology will in all probability be regarded by future generations as one of the major theoretical breakthroughs in the field of folklore in the twentieth century." --Alan Dundes "Propp's work is seminal...[and], now that it is available in a new edition, should be even more valuable to folklorists who are directing their attention to the form of the folktale, especially to those structural characteristics which are common to many entries coming from even different cultures." --Choice

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

There is a lot of good information in there, but it is painful to read. Is it a mandate that serious scholarly works have to be dry as dust? There was such an opportunity to phrase the same ... Read full review

Review: Morphology of the Folktale

User Review  - Joyce - Goodreads

I wasn't entirely sure what I was expecting when I picked this up, but I don't think I was expecting Propp's work to be quite so analytical! Perhaps because I never thought Folktales could be so ... Read full review


The Method and Material
The Functions of Dramatis Personae
Cases of the Double Morphological

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