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Enzyklopädie des Märchens

Handwörterbuch zur historischen und vergleichenden Erzählforschung

[Encyclopaedia of the Folk Tale]

Founded by Ranke, Kurt

On behalf of Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen

Ed. by Brednich, Rolf Wilhelm / Alzheimer, Heidrun / Bausinger, Hermann / Brückner, Wolfgang / Drascek, Daniel / Gerndt, Helge / Köhler-Zülch, Ines / Roth, Klaus / Uther, Hans-Jörg

Red. Boden, Doris / Friede, Susanne / Marzolph, Ulrich / Shojaei Kawan, Christine


    Aims and Scope

    The Enzyklopädie des Märchens (“Encyclopaedia of the Folk Tale”) is a reference work presenting the results of almost two centuries of international research in the field of folk narrative tradition past and present.It compares the rich stock of narrative material from the most diverse ethnic groups transmitted orally and through the medium of literature, and presents its social, historical, psychological, and religious backgrounds.


    24 x 17 cm

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