The Resource Outfoxing fear : folktales from around the world, edited by Kathleen Ragan ; with an introduction by Jack Zipes

Outfoxing fear : folktales from around the world, edited by Kathleen Ragan ; with an introduction by Jack Zipes

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Outfoxing fear : folktales from around the world
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Outfoxing fear
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folktales from around the world
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edited by Kathleen Ragan ; with an introduction by Jack Zipes
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eng
Summary
A collection of sixty-four folktales explores a theme of courage in the face of fear, from a Japanese piece about an elderly woman who tricks a tengu monster to the story of a bluebird who uses the wind to teach her mother compassion
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non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
Outfoxing fear : folktales from around the world, edited by Kathleen Ragan ; with an introduction by Jack Zipes
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-254) and index
Contents
  • "What are you the most scared of?" (Japan) -- The robbers and the old woman (Scotland) -- Cauth Morrisy looking for service (Ireland) -- Death and the old woman (Hungary) -- The story of the caterpillar and the wild animals (Masai People, Kenya & Tanzania) -- Magic to overcome anxiety: Turtledove cannot change its nature: What turtledove says (Dahomean People, Benin) -- How Thomas Connolly met the banshee (Ireland) -- The frightened fox (Persia) -- There is nothing anywhere (that we fear) (Akan-Ashanti People, Ghana) -- The boy who went in search of fear (Germany) -- The fearless captain (Korea) -- Girl learns to write by practising on frozen pond (Icelandic-Canadian) -- The cakes of oatmeal and blood (Ireland) -- The neckbone on the knife (Iceland) -- The death "bree" (Scotland) -- The snail (African-American) -- Different times have different "Adans" (Sudan) -- The story of the king and the four girls (Punjab, India) --
  • The story of the demon who ate people, and the child (Masai People, Kenya & Tanzania) -- De White Man's prayer (African-American) -- The ghost of Farnell (Scotland) -- The fox and her children and Nekhailo the loafer (Ukraine) -- The lion who drowned in a well (Ukraine) -- The tiger, the Brahman, and the jackal (Punjab, India) -- The bee and the Ásya (Hopi People, North America) -- The broken friendship (Santal Parganas, India) -- The lady and the unjust judge (Turkey) -- Today me, tomorrow thee (Kikuyu People, Kenya) -- Ole Sis Goose (African-American) -- The tale of the emir's sword (Afghanistan) -- The revolution (Mayan People, Central America) -- The stone coat woman (Iroquois People, North America) -- The Devil's little joke (Israel) -- Solomon and the vulture (Turkey) -- The landlord and his son (Israel) -- Old man and old woman (Blackfeet People, North America) -- The moon goddess (Chinese-Vietnamese-Australian) --
  • Xueda and Yinlin (Hui People, China) -- Im ʻAwwaād and the Ghouleh (Palestinian Arab People) -- An evil being appears at an appointment instead of the right person (Papua New Guinea) -- The outwitted ghost of the forest (Arawak People, Northwest Amazon Basin) -- Still another spook (Mayan People, Central America) -- The oyster and the shark (Munkan People, Australia) -- Mr. Fox (England) -- Mereaira and Kape Tautini (Māori People, New Zealand) -- The poles of the house (Tinguian People, Philippines) -- The dead moon (England) -- Legend of Sway-Uock (Snohomish People, North America) -- How the young maidens saved Guam Island (Chamorro People, Guam) -- The meatballs' leader (Afghanistan) -- The maiden who lived with the wolves (Sioux People, North America) -- The tale of Nung-kua-ma (China) -- Baling with a sieve (Kwangtung, China) -- The old woman and the lame devil (Chumash People, North America) -- The woman with red leggings (Arikara People, North America) --
  • The old lady of Littledean (Scotland) -- The milk and butter stones (Scotland) -- The inexhaustible meal-chest (Ireland) -- The long haired girl (China) -- The good lie (Persia) -- Ayak and her lost bridegroom (Dinka People, Sudan) -- Bluejay brings the chinook wind (Flathead-Kalispel People, North America) -- The lions of Vancouver (Salish People, North America)
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24 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 259 p.
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9780393060362
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2005024359
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