Myths and Myth-Makers: Old Tales and Superstitions Interpreted by Comparative Mythology

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NOTE.
THE following are some of the modern works most likely to be of use to the reader who is interested in the legend of William Tell.
HISELY J. J. Dissertatio historica inauguralis de Gulielmo Tellio, etc. Groningæ, 1824.
IDELER J. L. Die Sage von dem Schuss des Tell. Berlin, 1836.
HÄUSSER L. Die Sage vom Tell aufs Nene kritisch untersucht. Heidelberg, 1840.
HISELY J. J. Recherches critiques sur l'histoire de Guillaume Tell. Lausanne, 1843.
LIEBENAU H. Die Tell-Sage zu dem Jahre 1230 historisch nach neuesten Quellen. Aarau, 1864.
VISCHER W. Die Sage von der Befreiung der Waldstätte, etc. Nebst einer Beilage: das älteste Tellenschauspiel. Leipzig, 1867.
BORDIER H. L. Le Grütli et Guillaume Tell, ou dæfense de la tradition vulgaire sur les origines de la confédération suisse. Genève et Bâle, 1869. The same, La querelle sur les traditions concernant l'origine de la confédération suisse. Genève et Bâle, 1869.
RILLIET A. Les origines de la confédération suisse; histoire et légende. 2° éd., revue et corrigée. Genève et Bâle, 1869.
The same. Lettre à M. Henri Bordier à propos de sa défense de la tradition vulgaire sur les origines de la confédération suisse. Genève et Bâle, 1869.
HUNGERBÜHLER H. Etude critique sur les traditions relatives aux origines de la confédération suisse. Genève et Bâle, 1869.
MEYER KARL. Die Tellsage. [In Bartsch, Germanistische Studien, I. 159-170.] Wien, 1872.

See also the articles by M. Scherer, in Le Temps, 18 Feb., 1868; by M. Reuss, in the Revue critique d'histoire, 1868; by M. de Wiss, in the Journal de Genève, 7 July, 1868; also Revue critique, 17 July, 1869; Journal de Genève, 24 Oct., 1868; Gazette de Lausanne, feuilleton littéraire, 2-5 Nov., 1868, "Les origines de la confédération suisse," par M. Secrétan; Edinburgh Review, Jan., 1869, "The Legend of Tell and Rütli."

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