Tales, Then and Now: More Folktales as Literary Fictions for Young Adults

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Motif Index
Abduction (by otherworldly being), Tam Lin and Thomas the Rhymer, 87–135
Abortion (prevented), Tam Lin, 87–135
Bankrupt father sells his daughters in marriage to animals, Beauty and the Beast, 1–48
Beauty and the Beast
disenchantment of animal by being kissed by woman (man), Beauty and the Beast, 1–48
Betrothed grabs Tamlane when riding with Queen of Elfland on Halloween, Tam Lin, 87–135
Betrothed holds Tamlane through successive transformations and restores him, Tam Lin, 87–135
Cap gives magic wisdom, Jack and his tales, 51–83
Captivity (of man; at hands of otherworldly being), Tam Lin, 87–135
Cruel father, The Wild Swans, 209–34
Cruel stepmother, The Wild Swans, 209–34
Daughter promised to monster as bride to secure flower (bird) she asked for, Beauty and the Beast, 1–48
Devil, pact with, Tam Lin, 87–135
Directions on quest given by sun, moon, and stars, The Wild Swans, 209–34
Disenchantment
by accomplishment of tasks, The Wild Swans, 209–34
of animal by being kissed by woman (man), Beauty and the Beast, 1–48
by being found when lost, The Wild Swans, 209–34
by holding enchanted persons during successive transformations, Tam Lin, 87–135
by maintaining silence, The Wild Swans, 209–34
by sewing shirts for enchanted brothers, The Wild Swans, 209–34
by tears, Beauty and the Beast, 1–48
Fairies carry people away to fairy land, Tam Lin, 87–135
Fairyland (mortal's journey into), Thomas the Rhymer, 87–135
Flight of brothers from home to avoid being sacrificed, The Wild Swans, 209–34
Giant persuaded to give the object to the hero, Jack and his tales, 51–83
Girl summoning fairy lover by plucking flowers, Tam Lin, 87–135
Greenwood (as scene of encounter with otherworldly being), Thomas the Rhymer, 87–135

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • Introduction xv
  • Chapter 1 - Beauty and the Beast 1
  • Chapter 2 - Jack and His Stories 51
  • Chapter 3 87
  • Chapter 4 - Andersen and Three Tales 139
  • Chapter 5 - The Little Mermaid 175
  • Chapter 6 - The Wild Swans 209
  • Chapter 7 - Updates to New Tales for Old 237
  • Appendix 259
  • Author/Illustrator Index 275
  • Motif Index 285
  • Tale Index 289
  • Title Index 291
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