A Dictionary of British Folk-tales in the English Language: Incorporating the F.J. Norton Collection, Part 1

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Routledge, 1991 - Literary Criticism - 588 pages
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A classic in folklore scholarship arranged in 2 parts. Folk Narratives contains tales told for edification or delight, but not thought to be factually true. Folk Legends presents tales the tellers believed to be records of actual events.

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This is a big, big book. Big in volume. Big in price. But big in value, too. For some reason, the study of British folk tales was slow to catch on. Charles Perrault in France and the Grimms in Germany ... Read full review

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