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Traditional Romance and Tale: How Stories Mean

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This stimulating and controversial book suggests an original approach to the study of traditional literature, focussing on medieval romance and on folktale [especially fairytale]. Although a number of new and striking interpretations of such stories are offered, the emphasis is on how they 'work' - how stories mean, rather than what individual stories mean. Dr Wilson observes that such stories have survived for many centuries, though they are conspicuously lacking in everyday logic. She argues that since the story ...

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Traditional Romance and Tale: How Stories Mean
1976, D.S. Brewer

ISBN-13: 9780859910217

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Traditional Romance and Tale: How Stories Mean
1976, D.S. Brewer

ISBN-13: 9780874719055

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