collection of folk tales

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  • The next stage in the history of this legend shows it to belong to the world's collection of folk-tales. Cited from Folklore as an Historical Science, by George Laurence Gomme
  • It is the most extensive collection of folk tales from the oral tradition in Spanish America.
  • Somewhat the same result would come out, I believe, as the analysis of any representative collection of folk-tales of any European district. Cited from Celtic Fairy Tales, by Joseph Jacobs (coll. & ed
  • Collection of folk tales as such only began about 1860, but was fruitful for the next decades.
  • In the early 1850s, being already known for his articles, Afanasyev began to think about a collection of folk tales.
  • The same story occurs in Straparola, the European earliest collection of folk-tales in the sixteenth century. Cited from Celtic Fairy Tales, by Joseph Jacobs (coll. & ed
  • Ludwig Uhland took some plots from the chronicle for his collection of folk tales.
  • There are many writers who write in English now, mostly short stories and collection of folk tales of Bhutan; a popular author is Kunzang Choeden.
  • No more important collection of folk-tales exists in the literature of any nation, and the work has become both a classic at home and a most suggestive link in the comparative study of folk-lore elsewhere. Cited from The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2, by Warner
  • A sample of his collection of folk tales from Saurashtra has recently been published in an English, with the translation done by his son Vinod Meghani.
  • I owe it to the kindness of Dr. F. Otto Sierich, whose collection of folk-tales I expect with a high degree of interest. Cited from In the South Seas, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Alexander Afanasyev compited a collection of folk tales in the book titled Narodnye russkie skazki.
  • It includes all the beast tales and most of the drolls, but evidence is still lacking about the more serious fairy tales, though it is increasing with every fresh collection of folk-tales in India, the great importance of which is obvious from the above considerations. Cited from Indian Fairy Tales, by Collected by Joseph Jacobs
  • The Johnny Cake Papers were a collection of folk tales published in 1879, not 1867, and only one tale commented on Jefferson.
  • When Jacob returned to Marburg from Paris in 1806, their friend Brentano sought the brothers' help in adding to his collection of folk tales, at which time the brothers began to gather tales in an organized fashion.
  • These Jatakas contain a large quantity of genuine early Indian folk-tales, and form the earliest collection of folk-tales in the world, a sort of Indian Grimm, collected more than two thousand years before the good German brothers went on their quest among the folk with such delightful results. Cited from Indian Fairy Tales, by Collected by Joseph Jacobs
  • The weekly, half-hour show was a collection of folk tales and fairy stories from all over the world, based on an anthology of stories for children published by Gollancz in 1981, edited by Veronica Kruger.
  • As a byproduct, several books (including primers, readers, teachers' notes, spelling manuals, and collection of folk-tales) were compiled by Kay and her collaborators.
  • A collection of folk tales translated by John Guhise was produced by SIL in 1977, and there are also portions of the Bible available in Tokano.
  • His collection of folk tales, People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and Legends of the Hopi Indians, was issued in 1970 and was quickly recognized as an indispensable work in the study of oral literature.
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