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Title:
Morphology of the folktale
Author:
Propp, V. I͡A. (Vladimir I͡Akovlevich), 1895-1970.
Uniform Title:
Morfologii͡a skazki. English
Edition:
Second edition, [revised and edited with a preface by Louis A. Wagner [and a] new introduction by Alan Dundes.
Publication Information:
Austin : University of Texas Press [1968]
Physical Description:
xxvi, 158 pages ; 24 cm.
General Note:
"Published for the American Folklore Society and the Indiana University Research Center for Language Sciences."

Translation of Morfologii͡a skazki (romanized form)
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780292783768
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This book is the classic work on forms of the European folktale.


Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction to the Second Edition
Introduction to the First Edition
Acknowledgements
Author's Foreword
I On the History of the Problem
II The Method and Material
III The Functions of Dramatis Personae
IV Assimilations: Cases of the Double Morphological Meaning of a Single function
V Some Other Elements of the Tale
A Auxiliary Elements for the Interconnection of Functions
B Auxiliary Elements in Trebling
C Motivations
VI The Distribution of Functions Among Dramatis Personae
VII Ways in Which New Characters Are Introduced into the Course of Action
VIII On the Attributes of Dramatis Personae and their Significance
IX The Tale as a Whole
A The Ways in Which Stories Are Combined
B An Example of Analysis of a Tale
C The Problem of Classification
D On the Relationship of Particular Forms of Structure to the General Pattern
E The Problem of Composition and Theme, and of Themes and Variants
F Conclusion

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