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Traditional Slovak Folktales

Traditional Slovak Folktales

by Terry L Cooper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765607190

ISBN-13: 9780765607195

Pub. Date: 04/30/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This delightful collection makes the rich but little-known Slovak folk culture available for English-language readers. Most of the fifty tales assembled here from the collections of folklorist Pavol Dobsinsky are translated into English for the first time. The poetic qualities of the originals have been carefully preserved. The general reader will enjoy these tales

Overview

This delightful collection makes the rich but little-known Slovak folk culture available for English-language readers. Most of the fifty tales assembled here from the collections of folklorist Pavol Dobsinsky are translated into English for the first time. The poetic qualities of the originals have been carefully preserved. The general reader will enjoy these tales immensely, and students will find an insightful introduction to the genres of the folktale and the specifics of Slovak tales. For expert readers, all of the tales have been classified according to the Aarne-Thompson index, and many include short commentaries that draw on the work of Viera Gasparikova.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765607195
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/30/2001
Series:
Folklores and Folk Cultures of Eastern Europe Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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