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THE FOLKTALE

By: Thompson, Stith

Price: ¥1,800.00

Publisher: University of California Pre: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000044551

ISBN: 0520035372

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. "Thompson believed the folktale to be an important and living art, underlyi ng all literary narrative forms. Most of all he wanted to acquaint readers with most of the great folktales of the world, not only for their own inter est as stories, but as elements of culture. He writes about the nature and form of the folktale, gives an account of tales from Ireland to India, devo tes a special section to the North American Indian tales and myths, and a... View more info