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Enzyklopädie des Märchens

Enzyklopädie des MärchensComprising 4,000 articles, the Encyclopedia of the Folk Tale Online presents the results of almost two centuries of research in the field of folk narrative tradition. Offering a comprehensive survey of all written and oral genres, the encyclopedia discusses types, motives and themes; explores theories, methods and stylistic issues; and presents various regions, countries, authors, collectors and researchers.



  • After 40 years now completed and, for the first time, fully electronically searchable with cross-linked entries
  • Easy access to folk narrative research from all over the world