The King of Love and Other Fairy Tales

The King of Love and Other Fairy Tales

by Giuseppe Pitre
     
 

This is a bilingual volume of twelve fairy tales collected by ethnologist Giuseppe Pitre and edited and translated by Marina Cocuzza and Lorna Watson. The tales, mostly from the western part of the island, are narrated by Sicilians in the ancient oral tradtion of the island. The facing translation and the linguistic and cultural explanations about the background of…  See more details below

Overview

This is a bilingual volume of twelve fairy tales collected by ethnologist Giuseppe Pitre and edited and translated by Marina Cocuzza and Lorna Watson. The tales, mostly from the western part of the island, are narrated by Sicilians in the ancient oral tradtion of the island. The facing translation and the linguistic and cultural explanations about the background of the tales make this volume especially valuable in the discovery of Sicilian culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014030311
Publisher:
Legas
Publication date:
01/05/2012
Series:
Sicilian Studies , #23
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
174
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Giuseppe Pitre is one of the most important ethnologist in the world. He collected and published a remarkable amount of folklore, poetry, proverbs, sayings, and customs and habits of the Sicilian people.

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