The Walled-up Wife: A Casebook

The Walled-up Wife: A Casebook


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A casebook of interpretations of the ballad The Walled-Up Wife. Some contributors offer competing nationalistic claims concerning the ballad's origins, Ruth Mandel examines gender and power issues in the ballad, and lyubomira Parpulova-Gribble presents a structuralist interpretation.

About Author

Alan Dundes is professor of anthropology and folklore at the University of California, Berkeley. His books an folklore are numerous, including ten he has published with the University of Wisconsin Press, such as: The Vampire: A Casebook, Oedipus: A Folklore Casebook, The Wisdom of Many: Essays on the Proverb, The Evil Eye: A Casebook, Little Red Riding Hood: A Casebook, Cinderella: A Casebook, The Walled-Up Wife: A Casebook, The Cockfight, The Blood Libel Legend: A Casebook in Anti-Semitic Folklore and Folk Law.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780299150709
  • Format: Hardback
  • ID: 9780299150709
  • ISBN10: 0299150704

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