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The Fairytale as Art Form and Portrait of Man

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In this major work by the distinguished Swiss folklorist Max Luthi, the traditional fairytale is examined from two related points of view, that of aesthetics and that of anthropology. Luthi shows that fairytales are more than just a pleasing form; they present a particular way of looking at the world and at human existence. Thus, they must be evaluated in terms of what the ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 1st 1987 by Indiana University Press (first published 1975)
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