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Published by Broadview Press in Peterborough, Ont, Orchard Park, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Fairy tales,
  • Tales,
  • Folk literature -- History and criticism,
  • Fairy tales -- History and criticism,
  • Tales -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 393-397)

Other titlesFolk and fairy tales
Statementedited by Martin Hallett & Barbara Karasek
ContributionsHallett, Martin, 1944-, Karasek, Barbara, 1954-
The Physical Object
Pagination400 p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15016823M

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