By: Thomas Frederick Crane, edited with an introduction by Jack Zipes
Oxford University Press: 2003
Seller ID: 219295
Binding: paperback / softcover
Condition: 392 pages, 6 x 9 1/4, 1 halftone, paperback / softcover, Oxford University Press
Originally published in 1885, Italian Popular Tales is a fascinating trove of fairy tales, legends, ghost stories, nursery tales, and jests, and other oral accounts that were collected, recorded, translated, and annotated by Thomas Crane, the first folklorist to bring the riches of Italian oral tradition to the English-speaking world.
Collectors in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries unearthed a wealth of stories from around the world and published them in English translations for the delight of general readers, young and old. Sadly, most of these anthologies have long been out of ... View More...