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Fearless girls, wise women, and beloved sisters : heroines in folktales from around the world

Ragan, Kathleen. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780393045987
  • ISBN: 0393045986
  • Physical Description: xxvii, 450 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
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  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c1998.

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Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 435-438) and index.
Contents:
Tales from Europe. The stolen bairn and the sìdh (Scotland) -- The three sisters and their husbands, three brothers (Ireland) -- The corpse watchers (Ireland) -- The crookened back (Ireland) -- The horned women (Ireland) -- Whuppity stoorie (Scotland) -- Molly Whuppie (England) -- The treasure of Downhouse (England) -- The hand of glory (England) -- Tamlane (England) -- The night troll (Iceland) -- The grateful elfwoman (Iceland) -- "My Jon's soul" (Iceland) -- The ghost at Fjelkinge (Sweden) -- Little Red Cap (Germany) -- The wood maiden (Czechoslovakia) -- The child who was poor and good (Greece) -- The pigeon's bride (Yugoslavia) -- How the king chose a daughter-in-law (Romania) -- Marichka (Gypsy) -- Davit (Georgia) -- Anait (Caucasus) -- The fortune-teller (Russia) -- The tsaritsa harpist (Russia).
Tales from North and South America. Native Americans. The vampire skeleton (Iroquois) ; The flying head (Iroquois) ; Where the girl saved her brother (Cheyenne) ; Chief Joseph's story of Wallowa Lake (Nez Perce) ; The origin of the potlatch (Quillayute) ; The princess and mountain dweller (people of the Northwest Coast) ; The princess and the magical hat (people of the Northwest Coast) ; The Lytton girls who were stolen by giants (Salishan people) ; The legend of the Coppermine River (Inuit) ; The huntress (Inuit) ; Story of a female shaman (Reindeer Chukchee) ; The magic eagle (Timotean people, Venezuela) -- New World newcomers. "I'm Tipingee, she's Tipingee, we're Tipingee, too'' (Haiti) ; The innkeeper's wise daughter (Jewish-American) ; Molly Cotton-Tail steals Mr. Fox's butter (African-American).
Tales from Asia. A rani's revenge (Orissa, India) -- How Parvatibai outwitted the Dacoits (Maharashtra, India) -- The close alliance : a tale of woe (Punjab, India) -- The barber's clever wife (Punjab, India) -- A wonderful story (India) -- The importance of lighting (Tamil Nadu, India) -- The child of death (Vietnam) -- The story of Princess Amaradevi (Cambodia) -- The tale of the Oki Islands (Japan) -- The monkey bridegroom (Japan) -- The mirror of Matsuyama : a story of old Japan (Japan) -- The tiger and the coal peddler's wife (Korea) -- The plucky maiden (Korea) -- The phoenix and her city (Hui people China) -- Sailimai's four precious things (Hui people, China) -- A woman's love (Uighur people, China) -- Maiden Liu, the songster (Yao people, China) -- The festival of pouring water (Yunnan, China) -- A polite idiosyncrasy (Kwangtung, China) -- The young head of the family (Kwangtung, China) -- Altyn-Aryg (Altaian people, Siberia) -- The wife who stole a heart (Kalmuck people, Siberia).
Tales from the Pacific. Hiiaka catching a ghost (Hawaii) -- Hiiaka and the seacoast kupuas (Hawaii) -- A calabash of poi (Hawaii) -- Rau-whato (Maori people, New Zealand) -- How Pulap acquired the art of navigation (Ulithi Atoll, Micronesia) -- Rola and the two sisters (Ulithi Atoll, Micronesia) -- The old woman and the giant (Philippines) -- The magic coin (Philippines) -- The creation of Lake Asbold (Asmat people, Irian Jaya, Indonesia) -- Senan and Aping (Kenyah people, Sarawak, Malaysia) -- Ubong and the head-hunters (Kenyah people, Sarawak, Malaysia) -- Kumaku and the giant (Fiji) -- Revival and revenge (Kewa people, Papua, New Guinea) -- Uzu, the white dogai (Torres Straits, Australia) -- The black snake man and his wife, the dove (Munkan people, Australia) -- The mogwoi's baby (Arnhem Land, Australia) -- Biriwilg (told by women) (Arnhem Land, Australia).
Tales from Sub-Saharan Africa. The woman, her husband, their children and the dodo (Hausa people, Nigeria) -- Ku-Chin-Da-Gayya and her elder sister and the dodos (Hausa people, Nigeria) -- Moremi and the Egunguns (Yoruba people, Nigeria) -- The spider, Kayi, and the bush fowl (Limba people, Sierra Leone) -- The story of two women (Limba people, Sierra Leone) -- The man killed for a spinach leaf (Limba people, Sierra Leone) -- The leopard woman (Liberia) -- The midwife of Dakar (Senegal) -- A woman for a hundred cattle (Swahili) -- Wacu and the eagle (Agikuyu people, Kenya) -- Elephant and Hare (Maasai people, Kenya) -- Nonikwe and the great one, Marimba (Zulu) -- How the Milky Way came to be (South Africa) -- Nanabolele, who shines in the night (Basotho people, Lesotho) -- Jackal and Hen (Basotho people, Lesotho).
Tales from North Africa and the Middle East. Women's wiles (Syria) -- The Feslihanci girl (Turkey) -- The story of the city of nothing-in-the-world (Persia) -- The "pink pearl'' prince (Iran) -- Who is blessed with the realm, riches, and honor? (Israel) -- The story of the king, Hamed bin Bathara, and of the fearless girl (Arab) -- The sultan's daughter (Sudan) -- Yousif al-Saffani (Sudan) -- The miser who married (Iraq) -- The sign of the tassel (Iraq).
Subject: Women heroes Folklore
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50500. ‡gTales from Europe. The ‡tstolen bairn and the sìdh ‡g(Scotland) -- ‡gThe ‡tthree sisters and their husbands, three brothers ‡g(Ireland) -- ‡gThe ‡tcorpse watchers ‡g(Ireland) -- ‡gThe ‡tcrookened back ‡g(Ireland) -- ‡gThe ‡thorned women ‡g(Ireland) -- ‡tWhuppity stoorie ‡g(Scotland) -- ‡tMolly Whuppie ‡g(England) -- ‡gThe ‡ttreasure of Downhouse ‡g(England) -- ‡gThe ‡thand of glory ‡g(England) -- ‡tTamlane ‡g(England) -- ‡gThe ‡tnight troll ‡g(Iceland) -- ‡gThe ‡tgrateful elfwoman ‡g(Iceland) -- ‡t"My Jon's soul" ‡g(Iceland) -- ‡gThe ‡tghost at Fjelkinge ‡g(Sweden) -- ‡tLittle Red Cap ‡g(Germany) -- ‡gThe ‡twood maiden ‡g(Czechoslovakia) -- ‡gThe ‡tchild who was poor and good ‡g(Greece) -- ‡gThe ‡tpigeon's bride ‡g(Yugoslavia) -- ‡tHow the king chose a daughter-in-law ‡g(Romania) -- ‡tMarichka ‡g(Gypsy) -- ‡tDavit ‡g(Georgia) -- ‡tAnait ‡g(Caucasus) -- ‡gThe ‡tfortune-teller ‡g(Russia) -- ‡gThe ‡ttsaritsa harpist ‡g(Russia).
50500. ‡gTales from North and South America. ‡gNative Americans. ‡gThe ‡tvampire skeleton ‡g(Iroquois) ; ‡gThe ‡tflying head ‡g(Iroquois) ; ‡tWhere the girl saved her brother ‡g(Cheyenne) ; ‡tChief Joseph's story of Wallowa Lake ‡g(Nez Perce) ; ‡gThe ‡torigin of the potlatch ‡g(Quillayute) ; ‡gThe ‡tprincess and mountain dweller ‡g(people of the Northwest Coast) ; ‡gThe ‡tprincess and the magical hat ‡g(people of the Northwest Coast) ; ‡gThe ‡tLytton girls who were stolen by giants ‡g(Salishan people) ; ‡gThe ‡tlegend of the Coppermine River ‡g(Inuit) ; ‡gThe ‡thuntress ‡g(Inuit) ; ‡tStory of a female shaman ‡g(Reindeer Chukchee) ; ‡gThe ‡tmagic eagle ‡g(Timotean people, Venezuela) -- ‡gNew World newcomers. ‡t"I'm Tipingee, she's Tipingee, we're Tipingee, too'' ‡g(Haiti) ; ‡gThe ‡tinnkeeper's wise daughter ‡g(Jewish-American) ; ‡tMolly Cotton-Tail steals Mr. Fox's butter ‡g(African-American).
50500. ‡gTales from Asia. ‡gA ‡trani's revenge ‡g(Orissa, India) -- ‡tHow Parvatibai outwitted the Dacoits ‡g(Maharashtra, India) -- ‡gThe ‡tclose alliance : a tale of woe ‡g(Punjab, India) -- ‡gThe ‡tbarber's clever wife ‡g(Punjab, India) -- ‡gA ‡twonderful story ‡g(India) -- ‡gThe ‡timportance of lighting ‡g(Tamil Nadu, India) -- ‡gThe ‡tchild of death ‡g(Vietnam) -- ‡gThe ‡tstory of Princess Amaradevi ‡g(Cambodia) -- ‡gThe ‡ttale of the Oki Islands ‡g(Japan) -- ‡gThe ‡tmonkey bridegroom ‡g(Japan) -- ‡gThe ‡tmirror of Matsuyama : a story of old Japan ‡g(Japan) -- ‡gThe ‡ttiger and the coal peddler's wife ‡g(Korea) -- ‡gThe ‡tplucky maiden ‡g(Korea) -- ‡gThe ‡tphoenix and her city ‡g(Hui people China) -- ‡tSailimai's four precious things ‡g(Hui people, China) -- ‡gA ‡twoman's love ‡g(Uighur people, China) -- ‡tMaiden Liu, the songster ‡g(Yao people, China) -- ‡gThe ‡tfestival of pouring water ‡g(Yunnan, China) -- ‡gA ‡tpolite idiosyncrasy ‡g(Kwangtung, China) -- ‡gThe ‡tyoung head of the family ‡g(Kwangtung, China) -- ‡tAltyn-Aryg ‡g(Altaian people, Siberia) -- ‡gThe ‡twife who stole a heart ‡g(Kalmuck people, Siberia).
50500. ‡gTales from the Pacific. ‡tHiiaka catching a ghost ‡g(Hawaii) -- ‡tHiiaka and the seacoast kupuas ‡g(Hawaii) -- ‡gA ‡tcalabash of poi ‡g(Hawaii) -- ‡tRau-whato ‡g(Maori people, New Zealand) -- ‡tHow Pulap acquired the art of navigation ‡g(Ulithi Atoll, Micronesia) -- ‡tRola and the two sisters ‡g(Ulithi Atoll, Micronesia) -- ‡gThe ‡told woman and the giant ‡g(Philippines) -- ‡gThe ‡tmagic coin ‡g(Philippines) -- ‡gThe ‡tcreation of Lake Asbold ‡g(Asmat people, Irian Jaya, Indonesia) -- ‡tSenan and Aping ‡g(Kenyah people, Sarawak, Malaysia) -- ‡tUbong and the head-hunters ‡g(Kenyah people, Sarawak, Malaysia) -- ‡tKumaku and the giant ‡g(Fiji) -- ‡tRevival and revenge ‡g(Kewa people, Papua, New Guinea) -- ‡tUzu, the white dogai ‡g(Torres Straits, Australia) -- ‡gThe ‡tblack snake man and his wife, the dove ‡g(Munkan people, Australia) -- ‡gThe ‡tmogwoi's baby ‡g(Arnhem Land, Australia) -- ‡tBiriwilg ‡g(told by women) (Arnhem Land, Australia).
50500. ‡gTales from Sub-Saharan Africa. ‡gThe ‡twoman, her husband, their children and the dodo ‡t(Hausa people, Nigeria) -- ‡tKu-Chin-Da-Gayya and her elder sister and the dodos ‡g(Hausa people, Nigeria) -- ‡tMoremi and the Egunguns ‡g(Yoruba people, Nigeria) -- ‡gThe ‡tspider, Kayi, and the bush fowl ‡g(Limba people, Sierra Leone) -- ‡gThe ‡tstory of two women ‡g(Limba people, Sierra Leone) -- ‡gThe ‡tman killed for a spinach leaf ‡g(Limba people, Sierra Leone) -- ‡gThe ‡tleopard woman ‡g(Liberia) -- ‡gThe ‡tmidwife of Dakar ‡g(Senegal) -- ‡gA ‡twoman for a hundred cattle ‡g(Swahili) -- ‡tWacu and the eagle ‡g(Agikuyu people, Kenya) -- ‡tElephant and Hare ‡g(Maasai people, Kenya) -- ‡tNonikwe and the great one, Marimba ‡g(Zulu) -- ‡tHow the Milky Way came to be ‡g(South Africa) -- ‡tNanabolele, who shines in the night ‡g(Basotho people, Lesotho) -- ‡tJackal and Hen ‡g(Basotho people, Lesotho).
50500. ‡gTales from North Africa and the Middle East. ‡tWomen's wiles ‡g(Syria) -- ‡gThe ‡tFeslihanci girl ‡g(Turkey) -- ‡gThe ‡tstory of the city of nothing-in-the-world ‡g(Persia) -- ‡gThe ‡t"pink pearl'' prince ‡g(Iran) -- ‡tWho is blessed with the realm, riches, and honor? ‡g(Israel) -- ‡gThe ‡tstory of the king, Hamed bin Bathara, and of the fearless girl ‡g(Arab) -- ‡gThe ‡tsultan's daughter ‡g(Sudan) -- ‡tYousif al-Saffani ‡g(Sudan) -- ‡gThe ‡tmiser who married ‡g(Iraq) -- ‡gThe ‡tsign of the tassel ‡g(Iraq).
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