The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales 3-volume set

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales 3-volume set


Folk and fairy stories exist in all cultures and are on the middle of civilization. this large Encyclopedia offers scholars and normal readers a vast, multicultural survey of people and fairy stories from worldwide. integrated are 1000's of alphabetically prepared entries written through a number of professional individuals. Entries disguise topics and motifs, contributors, characters and personality varieties, nationwide traditions, genres, and quite a number different themes. every one access cites works for extra examining, and the Encyclopedia closes with a bibliography of print and digital assets. Literature scholars will welcome this booklet as an reduction to figuring out and interpreting people and fairy stories as literary varieties, whereas social experiences scholars will enjoy it as an exploration of the essence of worldwide cultures.

Folk and fairy stories exist in all cultures and are on the center of civilization. the main complete paintings of its style, this huge Encyclopedia supplies scholars and common readers a vast, obtainable, multicultural survey of folks and fairy stories from around the globe. Edited via one of many premier experts at the topic, the Encyclopedia attracts at the paintings of diverse professional individuals and covers a wide diversity of topics and motifs, characters and personality kinds, genres, contributors, nationwide traditions, and different topics.

Entry subject matters have been selected in session with a nine-member Advisory Board that comes with essentially the most admired students at the moment pursuing the learn of folks and fairy stories, corresponding to Professor Jack Zipes of the college of Minnesota, whose paintings has revolutionized study on fairy tales.

Entries cite works for extra examining, and the Encyclopedia closes with a bibliography of print and digital assets. Literature scholars will price this e-book as an reduction to figuring out and reading folks and fairy stories as literary kinds, whereas social stories scholars will take pleasure in the book's exam of the rules of worldwide cultures. and since lots of those stories proceed to steer motion pictures, tv, and pop culture, normal readers will welcome the Encyclopedia as a method of knowing the trendy world.

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