The Scandinavian Magic Tale and Narrative Folklore: A Study in Genres, Themes, and Sources

The Scandinavian Magic Tale and Narrative Folklore: A Study in Genres, Themes, and Sources

By: Niels Ingwersen (author)Hardback

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Description

Demonstrates that Scandinavian folklore has a range comparable to Shakespearean drama.

Contents

Foreword by Susan C. Brantly and Scott A. Mellor; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: Interpretation, Genre, and Need; 2. Other Preliminaries such as The Other; 3. The Enchanting, but Darkening Vision of the Magic Tale; 4. The Fabliau and the Ranges of Laughter; 5. The Slippery Legend that Refuses to Be Defined; 6. The Bleak - and Beautiful - Vision of the Ballad; 7. Conclusion: Narrative Dreams of Survival and Happiness; Appendix: "Sir Ebbe's Daughters"; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773449831
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9780773449831
  • ISBN10: 0773449833

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