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Enzyklopädie des Märchens Online

Handwörterbuch zur historischen und vergleichenden Erzählforschung

Edited by: Rolf Wilhelm Brednich, Heidrun Alzheimer, Hermann Bausinger, Wolfgang Brückner, Daniel Drascek, Helge Gerndt, Ines Köhler-Zülch, Klaus Roth and Hans-Jörg Uther
Founded by: Kurt Ranke
Managing Editors: Doris Boden, Ulrich Marzolph, Ulrike-Christine Sander and Christine Shojaei Kawan
  • 4,000 searchable keywords in the field of folk narrative: comprehensive articles on all narrative types and themes
  • Various search criteria: lemma (multiple languages), keyword, person, article author, as well as extended indexes
  • DOI ensures reliable source citation for each article
  • Covers all genres of oral narrative tradition with detailed reports on numerous countries and regions
  • Presents biographies on researchers, collectors, and authors of important source works
  • Non-restrictive DRM – allows for an unlimited number of simultaneous users campus / institution-wide

Comprising some 4,000 articles, the Encyclopedia of the Folk Tale 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, motifs and themes; explores theories, methods and stylistic issues; and presents various regions, countries, authors, collectors and researchers.