Swedish Folktales and Legends (The Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library)

By: Selected; Edited and Translated by Blecher, George & Blecher, Lone Thygesen

Price: $34.95

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Sirens, trolls, giants, household spirits, and ghosts come to life in this unique collection of voices from Sweden's folkloric past.

An ambitious collection of Swedish lore by two prize-winning translators of Swedish and Danish, preceded by an informative Introduction by Lone Blecher. Content is organized by subject: Animal Tales; Trolls, Giants, Ghosts, and Other Beings; True Dummies and Clever Folk; How to Win the Princess; Tales of Heroes and Heroines; Metamorphoses; Tales of Men and Women; Moral Tales; Parsons, the Good Lord, and the Evil One; Tall Tales, Superstitions, and Jingles. -

Notes provide information about informants, collectors and sources of tales, as well as the catalog number from the Aarne-Thaompson "Types of the Folktale" catalogue.

No Flaws or Blemishes but Gift Inscription and hint of aging on text-block edges; Tight, Square and Clean. 8vo; 9.12 inches tall; 23.3 cm. Illustrated.

Title: Swedish Folktales and Legends (The Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library)

Author Name: Selected; Edited and Translated by Blecher, George & Blecher, Lone Thygesen

Categories: FAIRY TALES, FANTASY, MYTHOLOGY & FOLKTALES,

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1994

ISBN Number: 0679758410

ISBN Number 13: 9780679758419

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 009620

Keywords: Folktales - Sweden; Folktales - Denmark;,