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This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.
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Published February 2nd 1978 by University of California Press (first published January 1st 1977)
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Jen Julian
Useful in the vast scope of its information; Stith works to be inclusive of a large number of cultures, focusing the first half of the book on Indo-European folklore, and the second half on the folklore of "primitive" cultures (e.g., Native American). This text is a reflection of the 1940s school of folklore studies, which makes it pretty dated. It's purpose is to function as a laundry list of folklore tropes in different parts of the world, naming and categorizing each one for the benefit of a ...more
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the meaning function and types of folktale
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