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The East Asian Story Finder: A Guide to 468 Tales from China, Japan and Korea, Listing Subjects and Sources

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A reference guide to 468 stories and folktales from China, Japan, and Korea, this book aims to lead storytellers, folklorists, teachers, and librarians to both popular and lesser-known East Asian stories.
Paperback, 280 pages
Published August 15th 2014 by McFarland & Company
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Maria
Apr 03, 2016 Maria rated it liked it
This book is great when you want to find a specific story (from the realm of fairy- and folktales) from China, Korea or Japan, on the condition that you have to be familiar with the tale types, because the shortened version often reduces the story's attractive character. Reading this guide as a collection of fairy- and folktales therefore was not very satisfying. :')

Just three stars are an enjoyment rating. Quality is okay and the indices on title, motive and country are very useful, as well as
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