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Folktales and society

story-telling in a Hungarian peasant community.

by Linda DeМЃgh

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

  • Szeklers,
  • Hungary,
  • Karkasd.,
  • Karkasd,
  • Hungary.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Hungary -- Karkasd,
    • Tales -- Hungary -- Karkasd -- History and criticism,
    • Storytelling -- Hungary,
    • Szeklers -- Hungary -- Folklore

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated by Emily M. Schossberger.
      LC ClassificationsGR154.7.K39 D4413 1969
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 430 p.
      Number of Pages430
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5684300M
      LC Control Number69015994

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