Cinderella / Edition 1

Cinderella / Edition 1

by Judy Sierra
     
 

ISBN-10: 0897747275

ISBN-13: 9780897747271

Pub. Date: 07/28/1992

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The stories of a Cinderella character go far beyond the familiar tales of Perrault and Grimm. Author Judy Sierra presents 24 versions that represent a broad range of cultures and geographical areas, styles, with variations on the theme of the persecuted heroine (or occasionally hero) who emerges victorious, regardless of the circumstances. Each version is

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Overview

The stories of a Cinderella character go far beyond the familiar tales of Perrault and Grimm. Author Judy Sierra presents 24 versions that represent a broad range of cultures and geographical areas, styles, with variations on the theme of the persecuted heroine (or occasionally hero) who emerges victorious, regardless of the circumstances. Each version is accompanied by a short introductory paragraph that summarizes the plot and discusses the cultural background of the story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897747271
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/1992
Series:
The Oryx Multicultural Folktale Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
4 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Preface v

Acknowledgments vi

Tales 1

Introduction to the Tales 3

Rhodopis: A Cinderella in Ancient Egypt? 5

Yeh-hsien (China) 6

Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper (France) 9

Peu d'Anisso (France) 16

Aschenputtel (Germany) 20

Allerleirauh, or the Many-furred Creature (Germany) 27

Little One-eye, Little Two-eyes, and Little Three-eyes (Germany) 32

Cap o'Rushes (England) 40

Billy Beg and the Bull (Ireland) 44

Fair, Brown, and Trembling (Ireland) 53

Hearth Cat (Portugal) 61

Katie Woodencloak (Norway) 65

The Wonderful Birch (Finland) 75

The Story of Mjadveig, Daughter of Mani (Iceland) 81

Little Rag Girl (Republic of Georgia) 88

Vasilisa the Beautiful (Russia) 92

The Little Red Fish and the Clog of Gold (Iraq) 104

Nomi and the Magic Fish (Africa) 111

How the Cowherd Found a Bride (India) 114

The Invisible One (Native American: Micmac) 119

Poor Turkey Girl (Native American: Zu±i) 122

Ashpet (United States: Appalachia) 128

Benizara and Kakezara (Japan) 134:

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