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Folklore Studies in Translation

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  1. The Hebrew Folktale

    The Hebrew Folktale

    History, Genre, Meaning

    Written by Eli Yassif, Foreword by Dan Ben-Amos, Edited by Eli Yassif, Translated by Jacqueline S Teitelbaum

    Series Folklore Studies in Translation

    Indiana University Press

    The most comprehensive account of its subject now available, this impressive study lives up to the encyclopedic promise of its title." —ChoiceThe Hebrew Folktale seeks to find and define the folk-elements of Jewish culture.... Learn More
    Published: 16th April 2009
    Hardback | £40.00
  2. Kalevala Mythology, Revised Edition

    Kalevala Mythology, Revised Edition

    Written by Juha Y. Pentikainen, Edited and translated by Ritva Poom

    Series Folklore Studies in Translation

    Indiana University Press

    Pentikäinen’s exceptional interdisciplinary study will richly reward those interested in the dynamics of artistic creation and cultural construction, ethnic emergence and political nationalism, and shamanistic belief systems."... Learn More
    Published: 22nd September 1999
    Paperback | £18.99
  3. Principles for Oral Narrative Research

    Principles for Oral Narrative Research

    Written by and Edited by Axel Olrik, Translated by Kirsten Wolf and Jody Jensen

    Series Folklore Studies in Translation

    Indiana University Press

    ... Wolf and Jensen's English translation of the entire book puts the famous laws into a very useful perspective... " —Choice... it is full of clever ideas and observations, and alive with the personality of the writer—lucid,... Learn More
    Published: 22nd June 1992
    Hardback | £26.99
  4. Folktales and Reality

    Folktales and Reality

    Written by and Edited by Lutz Rohrich, Translated by Peter Tokofsky

    Series Folklore Studies in Translation

    Indiana University Press

    Peter Tokofsky has provided English readers with a superb translation of one of the most important books on folktales." —Wolfgang MiederThis classic work, first published in 1956, is now available in English. Along with Lüthi's... Learn More
    Published: 22nd December 1991
    Hardback | £32.00
  5. Nordic Folklore
    ... it presents some of the most important folklore studies to appear in [Nordic] countries in the past thirty years." —The Scandinavian-American Bulletin... will... be of interest to folklorists in general. The selected essays...... Learn More
    Published: 22nd February 1990
    Paperback | £20.99
  6. The European Folktale
    Niles’ excellent translation should bring Lüthi’s sensitive and articulate study the recognition it deserves among English readers." —Library JournalLüthi demonstrates how the folktale, by its very distance from reality,... Learn More
    Published: 22nd September 1986
    Paperback | £13.99