The European Folktale

The European Folktale : Form and Nature

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Niles' excellent translation should bring Luthi's sensitive and articulate study the recognition it deserves among English readers." -Library JournalLuthi demonstrates how the folktale, by its very distance from reality, can play upon the most important themes of human existence.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 134.62 x 205.74 x 15.24mm | 249.47g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Midland
  • 0253203937
  • 9780253203939
  • 439,950

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"Niles' excellent translation should bring Luthi's sensitive and articulate study the recognition it deserves among English readers." - Library Journalshow more

Table of contents

Foreword by Dan Ben-AmosAuthor's PrefaceTranslator's PrefaceIntroduction1. One-Dimensionality2. Depthlessness3. Abstract Style4. Isolation and Universal Interconnection5. Sublimination and All-Inclusiveness6. Function and Significane of the Folktale7. Folktale ScholarshipSupplement: Sturctural Folktale ScholarshipNotesIndex of Tale TypesGeneral Indexshow more

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