Scandinavian Folk & Fairy Tales: Tales from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland

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Claire Booss
Avenel Books, 1984 - Social Science - 666 pages
5 Reviews
A collection of folk literature from five countries, with illustrations by native artists.

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Review: Scandinavian Folk & Fairy Tales: Tales From Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland & Iceland

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

A wonderful collection of folk and fairy tales; you can see the roots of what inspired Tolkien and what continues to inspire Gaiman. Read full review

Review: Scandinavian Folk & Fairy Tales: Tales From Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland & Iceland

User Review  - Lock - Goodreads

Great stories, and while the introduction describes Christianity as the "early and prime" faith of Scandinavia, some do retain elements of the pre-Christian folk spirituality. Its a pretty extensive ... Read full review

Contents

sj Foolish Men and Scolding Wives
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The Widows Son
56
Part TwoFrom the Regions
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