Turandot's Sisters (RLE Folklore): A Study of the Folktale AT 851

Turandot's Sisters (RLE Folklore): A Study of the Folktale AT 851

by Christine Goldberg

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ISBN-13: 9781317549475
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/11/2015
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 206
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

1. The Comparative Study of Folktales  2. Riddle Tales from Literary Sources  2.1. From Ancient Sources: Classical  2.2. From Ancient Sources: Indian  2.3. From Medieval Sources: Eastern  2.4. From Medieval Sources: Western  2.5. Overview  3. The Princess Who Can Not Solve the Riddle  3.1. AT 851o: The Eastern Subtype  3.2. AT 851A: Turandot  3.3. AT 851B: The Unborn Hero  3.4. AT851C: The South European Subtype  3.5. AT 851D: The Germanic Subtype  3.6. AT 851: Creole Tales  3.7. Summary  4. Neck Riddles and Other Riddle Tales  4.1. Other Simple Riddle Tales  4.2. The Murdered Lover (Motif H805)  4.3. Other Complex Tales with Riddles  5. Riddle Themes  5.1. Cosmic Riddles  5.2. Monsters  5.3. The Dead and the Living  5.4. Human Relationships, Natural and Unnatural  5.5. Impossibilities  5.6. Puns  6. Wisdom Tales  6.1. The Battle of the Sexes  6.2. Catch the Devil Through a Riddle  6.3. Out of the Mouths of Babes  6.4. Man to Man  6.5. Oriental Wisdom Tales  6.6. Conclusion  7. Riddles in Folk Societies  7.1. Riddles and Power  7.2. Riddles and Sex  7.3. Riddles and Education  7.4. Riddling in Tales  8. The Style of the Tale  8.1. Rhythm  8.2. Human Relationships  8.3. Minor Characters  8.4. The Stage: Sets and Properties  8.5. Distinctive Qualities of the Subtypes  8.6. Novella and Märchen

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