Fairy tales from before fairy tales : the medieval Latin past of wonderful lies

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Published
  • Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press c2007
Physical description
xii, 500 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780472115686 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0472115685 (cloth : alk. paper)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 445 - 479) and indexes.
Contents
  • Folktales in medieval Latin poetry -- Between sacred legend and folktale : a whale of a story about a tenth-century fisherman -- A cautionary tale : Little Red Riding Hood in the 1020s -- True lies and the growth of wonder : an eleventh-century "Little Claus and Great Claus" -- The wonder of the Turnip tale (ca. 1200) -- The reorientation of the Donkey tale (ca. 1200) -- Conclusion : sadly never after.
Related item
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0711/2006025452-d.html
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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