[Folktales of Norway] EBOOK NEW


  • Paperback
  • 330
  • Folktales of Norway
  • Reidar Christiansen
  • English
  • 08 January 2018
  • 9780226105109

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Characters Folktales of Norway Reidar Christiansen ✓ 0 Free download Characters ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Reidar Christiansen Ures witches and spirits of the air water and earth The ugly massively strong but slow witted trolls are familiar to English speaking readers Less well known but the subject of an enormous number of legends are the manlike yet sinister huldre folk who live in houses and try to woo huma. A great collection of folktales and legends mostly legends from Norway focusing on stories of mysterious and supernatural occurrences Of primary interest are the tales of the huldre folk the hidden people living at the edges of human settlement similar to fairies or elves A lengthy introduction by the editor examines the lore surrounding these folk as well as other Norwegian beliefs such as Norway s patron St Olav trolls and giants sea serpents waterfall spirits and the undead Well researched and comprehensive this entry into the University of Chicago s Folktales of the World series is reliable and enjoyable for the scholar or casual reader alike

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Characters Folktales of Norway Reidar Christiansen ✓ 0 Free download Characters ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Reidar Christiansen N girls These tales reflect the wildness of Norway its mountains forests lakes and sea and the stalwart character of its sparse populationThe translation is excellent retaining the traditional Norwegian style the tales themselves will also appeal to the interested layman Library Journ. Pretty scholarly with extensive introduction and notes but readable too on the whole I ve been diving into this and finding it uite fascinating really a model of careful editing and thoroughness

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Characters Folktales of Norway Reidar Christiansen ✓ 0 Free download Characters ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Reidar Christiansen Often lacking the clear episodic structure of folktales about talking animals and magic objects legends grow from retellings of personal experiences Christiansen isolated some seventy seven legend types and many of these are represented here in absorbing stories of St Olaf hidden treas. This book reminds me of my time spent at Norwegian camp probably because I used it two years for credit camp it is a great telling of the folktales of Norway I find great imaged and depth to these tales


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  1. says: Reidar Christiansen ✓ 0 Free download [Folktales of Norway] EBOOK NEW

    [Folktales of Norway] EBOOK NEW This book is drier with the lineage of each tale It's mostly religious tales but even those have folk and fairy roots This is for the person that wants to know the trace of the story rather than just the tale itself

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    Characters Folktales of Norway Characters ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Reidar Christiansen Reidar Christiansen ✓ 0 Free download This book reminds me of my time spent at Norwegian camp probably because I used it two years for credit camp it is a great telling of the folktales of Norway I find great imaged and depth to these tales

  3. says: [Folktales of Norway] EBOOK NEW Characters ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Reidar Christiansen Reidar Christiansen ✓ 0 Free download

    Characters ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Reidar Christiansen [Folktales of Norway] EBOOK NEW This is a fascinating book that should rightly be entitled Christianized Folktales of Norway You can see the original myth behind the stories and its not always easy People reading to understand how religion can alter a culture's mythology wil

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    Reidar Christiansen ✓ 0 Free download Characters ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Reidar Christiansen Characters Folktales of Norway A great collection of folktales and legends mostly legends from Norway focusing on stories of mysterious and supernatural occurrences Of primary interest are the tales of the huldre folk the hidden people living at the edges of human settlement similar to fairies or elves A lengthy introduction by the editor examines the lore surrounding these folk as well as other Norwegian beliefs such as Norway's patron St Olav trolls and giant

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    Characters Folktales of Norway [Folktales of Norway] EBOOK NEW Reidar Christiansen ✓ 0 Free download I say I liked this but it was like mystification and bemusement There's a folktale about a horse who walked over a hill and turned into a guy and nothing happens Which I love But reading it all was still kind of painful I'm working on a conden

  6. says: [Folktales of Norway] EBOOK NEW

    [Folktales of Norway] EBOOK NEW Pretty scholarly with extensive introduction and notes but readable too on the whole I've been diving into this a

  7. says: [Folktales of Norway] EBOOK NEW Reidar Christiansen ✓ 0 Free download

    [Folktales of Norway] EBOOK NEW Characters Folktales of Norway Dry and academic but a great primer on a mythology I was previously unfamiliar with

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    Reidar Christiansen ✓ 0 Free download Characters ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Reidar Christiansen Characters Folktales of Norway a cool little collection that i picked up for a camping trip wide variety of tales that kept me entertained

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