Folktales Told Around the World

Don't cut down my tree, and I will give you a donkey. Take him and go! But take care while you're on the road and don't say: "Whoa, donkey, whoa." All right?” The crazy brother said all right, and took the donkey.

Folktales Told Around the World

All the selections in Richard M. Dorson's Folktales Told around the World were recorded by expert collectors, and the majority of them are published here for the first time. The tales presented are told in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, North and South America, and Oceania. Unlike other collections derived in large part from literary texts, this volume meets the criteria of professional folklorists in assembling only authentic examples of folktales as they were orally told. Background information, notes on the narrators, and scholarly commentaries are provided to establish the folkloric character of the tales.

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