Max Luthi


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  1. The Fairytale as Art Form and Portrait of Man
    In this major work by the distinguished Swiss folklorist Max Lüthi, the traditional fairytale is examined from two related points of view, that of aesthetics and that of anthropology. Lüthi shows that fairytales are more than... Learn More
    Published: 22nd February 1987
    Paperback | £14.99
  2. The European Folktale

    The European Folktale

    Form and Nature

    Written by Max Luthi, Translated by John D. Niles

    Indiana University Press

    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 | £14.99
  3. Once Upon a Time

    Once Upon a Time

    On the Nature of Fairy Tales

    Written by Max Luthi, Notes by Francis Lee Utley and Max Luthi, Introduced by Francis Lee Utley and Max Luthi, Translated by Lee Chadeayne and Paul Gottwald

    Indiana University Press

    This first paperback edition of the seminal work by the Swiss scholar Max Lüthi will be welcomed by folklorists for its informative survey of the various ways in which fairytales and related genres (local legends and saints’... Learn More
    Published: 22nd September 1976
    Paperback | £14.99