Folk and Fairy Tales

Folk and Fairy Tales

Author: D. L. Ashliman

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313328107

Category: Fairy tales

Page: 278

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"This reference is a convenient introduction to folk and fairy tales for students and general readers. Ashliman looks at tales from around the world and from diverse cultures. The book defines and classifies folk and fairy tales and analyzes a number of examples. It also studies the varied manifestations of folk and fairy tales in literature and culture, and reviews critical and scholarly approaches to this folklore genre."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved