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Author Propp, Vladimir
Title Theory and History of Folklore
Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1984
©1984
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Series Theory and History of Literature
Theory and History of Literature
Note Intro -- Contents -- Editor's Note -- Introduction -- I. The Nature of Folklore -- 1. The Nature of Folklore -- 2. Folklore and Reality -- 3. The Principles of Classifying Folklore Genres -- 4. On the Historicity of Folklore -- II. The Wondertale -- 5. The Structural and Historical Study of the Wondertale -- 6. Transformations of the Wondertale -- 7. Historical Roots of the Wondertale: Premises -- 8. Historical Roots of the Wondertale: The Wondertale as a Whole -- 9. Ritual Laughter in Folklore (A Propos of the Tale of the Princess Who Would Not Laugh [Nesmej√°na]) -- III. Heroic Poetry -- 10. Russian Heroic Epic Poetry: Introduction -- IV. Supplement -- Structure and Form: Reflections on a Work by Vladimir Propp -- Postscript -- Notes -- Bibliography -- General Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z -- Index of Foreign Terms -- A -- B -- D -- G -- K -- L -- N -- O -- S -- T -- V -- X -- Z
The Russian folklorist Vladimir Propp published his first book, Morphology of the Folktale, in 1928. Since it was translated to English, in 1958, it has become an international bestseller and is well known as a major theoretical work in oral literature. Now, Anatoly Liberman has selected seven essays and three chapters from his later books which together reveal the full range of Propp's thought in Theory and History of Folklore. This will help readers see that his work is essentially a theory of narrative. Included are the famous essay by Claude Levi-Strauss about Propp and Propp's response to Levi-Strauss's Critique
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Link Print version: Propp, Vladimir Theory and History of Folklore Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press,c1984 9780816611805
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