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  • Publication: Best-Loved Folktales of the WorldPublication Record # 676602
  • Editor: Joanna Cole
  • Date: 1983-00-00
  • ISBN: 0-385-18949-4 [978-0-385-18949-1]
  • Publisher: Anchor Books
  • Price: $17.00
  • Pages: xxiv+792
  • Format:
    pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
  • Type: ANTHOLOGY
  • Cover: Best-Loved Folktales of the World (1982) • by W. R. Symonds
  • Notes: The Wee Wee Mannie, although Scottish, is from More English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs. His 2 books of English tales included stories from other English-speaking countries incl. Australia. The sources for uncredited stories are as follows- P.C. Asbjornsen & J. Moe-Popular Tales from the Norse(1859/trans. George W. Dasent):Tales #69-80. Jeremiah Curtin-Myths & Folklore of Ireland(1890):Tales #60-64. Elphinstone Dayrell-Folk Stories from Southrn Nigeria(1910):Why the Sun & the Moon Live in the Sky. Baron Gabriel Djurklou-Fairy Tales from the Swedish(1901/trans. H.L. Braekstad):The Old Woman & the Tramp. Mary Frere-Old Deccan Days(1868):The Valiant Chattee-Maker & Tit for Tat. Elizabeth W. Grierson-Child's Book of Scottish Ballads(1906):The Brownie of Blednock. Brothers Grimm(edition unknown):Tales #8-28. Svend Grundtvig-Fairy Tales from Afar(1900/trans. Jane Mulley):Maid Lena. Joel Chandler Harris-Uncle Remus(version unknown)The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story. A.C. Hollis-The Masai:Their Language & Folklore(1905):The Woman & the Children of the Sycamore Tree. Louise Seymour Houghton-The Russian Grandmother's Wonder Tales(1906):Prince Hedgehog. Joseph Jacobs,ed.-The Fables of Aesop(1890):All fables listed as Aesop's. -English Fairy Tales(1890):Tales #45-53, 55 & 57. -More English Fairy Tales(1894):The Three Wishes, The Pied Piper & The Wee Wee Mannie. -Celtic Fairy Tales(1892):Munachar and Manachar & The Field of Boliauns. -Indian Fairy Tales(1892):Tales #143-145. Andrew Lang,ed.-The Blue Fairy Book(1889):Beauty and the Beast{Villeneuve}, Puss in Boots & Blue Beard{Perrault}, The White Cat{d'Aulnoy}, Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp & Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves{Arabian Nights}. -The Red Fairy Book(1890):Drakestail{Marelles}. -The Green Fairy Book(1892):The Half-Chick. -The Yellow Fairy Book(1894):The Tinderbox{Andersen}, The Story of King Frost{W. Goldschmidt}. -The Pink Fairy Book(1897):Peter Bull{S. Grundtvig}, The Sparrow with the Slit Tongue{D. Brauns}. -The Crimson Fairy Book(1903):The Stonecutter & The Magic Kettle{D. Brauns}. -The Brown Fairy Book(1904)The Bunyip{W. Dunlop}. P'u Sung-ling-Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio(1880/trans. H.A. Giles) :A Taoist Priest & Planting a Pear Tree. W.R.S. Ralston-Russian Folk Tales(1873):Baba Yaga, The Treasure & Woe. Milton Rugoff, ed. A Harvest of World Folk Tales(1949):All tales from Italy{Crane}, I Ate the Loaf{Clouston}, Eros & Psyche{as Cupid & Psyche- Hyde}. Kate Douglas Wiggin and Nora Archibald Smith,eds.-Tales of Laughter(1908): Tales #125-126{Adele M. Fielde} & 184(Charles J. Tibbits}. Teresa Peirce Williston-Japanese Fairy Tales(1904):Urashima. A.H. Wratislaw-Sixty Folktales from Exclusively Slavonic Sources(1890): Intelligence & Luck.
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Anthology Title: Best-Loved Folktales of the World • (1982) • anthology by Joanna Cole

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