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The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitré, Vol. 1 (edition 2008)

by Jack Zipes

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This two-volume set collects 300 of the most entertaining and important folk and fairy tales of Giuseppe Pitré, a nineteenth century Sicilian folklorist whose significance ranks alongside the Brothers Grimm. In stark contrast to the more literary ambitions of the Grimms' tales, Pitré's possess a charming, earthy quality that reflect the customs, beliefs, and superstitions of the common people more clearly than any other European folklore collection of the 19th century. Edited, translated, and with a critical introduction by world-renowned folk and fairy tale experts Jack Zipes an… (more)
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Title:The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitré, Vol. 1
Authors:Jack Zipes
Info:Routledge (2008), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 704 pages
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Tags:fairy tales and folklore, italian, routledge, university press, international folklore, jack zipes, fairy tale scholars, folklore collections, academic, fairy tales folklore and mythology, bedroom library

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