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 center of civilization. this large Encyclopedia offers scholars and basic readers a huge, multicultural survey of people and fairy stories from world wide. integrated are 1000s of alphabetically prepared entries written by way of a number of professional members. Entries hide issues and motifs, members, characters and personality forms, nationwide traditions, genres, and a variety of different subject matters. every one access cites works for additional interpreting, 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 global cultures.

Folk and fairy stories exist in all cultures and are on the middle of civilization. the main complete paintings of its sort, this huge Encyclopedia supplies scholars and basic readers a large, obtainable, multicultural survey of folks and fairy stories from world wide. Edited by means of one of many premier gurus at the topic, the Encyclopedia attracts at the paintings of diverse professional members and covers a huge diversity of issues and motifs, characters and personality kinds, genres, contributors, nationwide traditions, and different topics.

Entry issues have been selected in session with a nine-member Advisory Board that incorporates one of the most well-known students at the moment pursuing the learn of people and fairy stories, equivalent to Professor Jack Zipes of the college of Minnesota, whose paintings has revolutionized examine on fairy tales.

Entries cite works for additional interpreting, and the Encyclopedia closes with a bibliography of print and digital assets. Literature scholars will worth this ebook as an relief to knowing and examining folks and fairy stories as literary varieties, whereas social experiences scholars will savour the book's exam of the rules of global cultures. and since lots of those stories proceed to steer movies, tv, and pop culture, normal readers will welcome the Encyclopedia as a way of realizing the fashionable world.

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