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  - Victoria Caudle - Goodreads

This was really a fascinating read and so helpful for writing comparisons of folktales. While of course it is limited to the genre of fairy tales, Propp's work can be and has been extrapolated since ... Read full review

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User Review  - Justin Evans - Goodreads

Extremely 'important,' brilliant, dry as dust structuralism. It pleasingly falls into place in the history of literary theory (structuralism as a better way of understanding literary form than pure ... Read full review

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Contents

The Method and Material
19
The Functions of Dramatis Personae
25
Cases of the Double Morphological
66
Copyright

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