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Morphology of the Folktale / Edition 2
     

Morphology of the Folktale / Edition 2

by V. Propp, Louis A. Wagner, Laurence Scott
 

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ISBN-10: 0292783760

ISBN-13: 9780292783768

Pub. Date: 06/01/1968

Publisher: University of Texas Press

This book is the classic work on forms of the European folktale.

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This book is the classic work on forms of the European folktale.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292783768
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
06/01/1968
Series:
American Folklore Society Bibliographica Series , #9
Edition description:
2d ed.
Pages:
158
Sales rank:
504,574
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction to the Second Edition
Introduction to the First Edition
Acknowledgements
Author's Foreword
I. On the History of the Problem
II. The Method and Material
III. The Functions of Dramatis Personae
IV. Assimilations: Cases of the Double Morphological Meaning of a Single Function
V. Some Other Elements of the Tale
A. Auxiliary Elements for the Interconnection of Functions
B. Auxiliary Elements in Trebling
C. Motivations
VI. The Distribution of Functions Among Dramatis Personae
VII. Ways in Which New Characters Are Introduced into the Course of Action
VIII. On the Attributes of Dramatis Personae and their Significance
IX. The Tale as a Whole
A. The Ways in Which Stories Are Combined
B. An Example of Analysis of a Tale
C. The Problem of Classification
D. On the Relationship of Particular Forms of Structure to the General Pattern
E. The Problem of Composition and Theme, and of Themes and Variants
F. Conclusion

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