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Swedish legends and folktales

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legends -- Sweden.,
  • Folklore -- Sweden.,
  • Tales -- Sweden.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[compiled by] John Lindow.
    ContributionsLindow, John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR225 .S85
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 219 p. :
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17759441M
    ISBN 100520035208

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A decent introduction to Swedish Folklore for the beginner/English speaker, though for graduate students or higher working with Swedish Folklore I recommend Bengt af Klintberg for legend tradition (John's book is actually a translation of selections from Klintberg's work, and Swedish legends and folktales book was to Klintberg that he pointed me my first semester), and for Folktales, or Fairy Tales, Swahn/5.

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Swedish legends and folktales by Lindow, John. Publication date Topics Legends -- Sweden, Folklore -- Sweden, Tales -- Sweden Publisher Berkeley: University of ISBN: "Swedish Folktales and Legends is a diverse and representative collection of stories from Sweden's centuries-old folklore tradition.

Ranging from the ribald to the romantic, from the rustic to the mythical, these are lively translations of tales drawn from unique sources including the Swedish National Folklore Archives and numerous private collections, while the humorous and dramatic Reviews: 8.

Swedish Folktales and Legends is a diverse and representative collection of stories from Sweden’s centuries-old folklore g from the ribald to the romantic, from the rustic to the mythical, these are lively translations of tales drawn from unique sources including the Swedish National Folklore Archives and numerous private collections, while the humorous and dramatic.

Swedish Folktales and Legends Book Summary: "Swedish Folktales and Legends is a diverse and representative collection of stories from Sweden's centuries-old folklore tradition.

Ranging from the ribald to the romantic, from the rustic to the mythical, these are lively translations of tales drawn from unique sources including the Swedish National Folklore Archives and numerous private.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: xiii, pages: map ; 23 cm: Responsibility: [compiled by] John Lindow. Swedish Legends and Folktales.

by John Lindow (Author) January ; Originally published ; First Edition; Hardcover $, £ Paperback $, £; Title Details. Rights: Available worldwide Pages: ISBN: Trim Size: x   Swedish Folktales and Legends is a diverse and representative collection of stories from Sweden's centuries-old folklore tradition.

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A diverse and representative sampling of Sweden's centuries-old folklore tradition. Drawn primarily from the Swedish National Folklore Archives and from private collections, these tales have been newly translated by the editors, many for the first time.

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