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From the Amazon to the Arctic, the realm is teeming with different cultures. there is not any higher method for college students to discover the world's cultural variety than via its folktales.

Presenting stories from the rules of the world's traditions, literature, everyday life, and pop culture, The Greenwood Library of global Folktales: tales from the nice Collections gathers jointly an unlimited array of folktales and arranges them based on zone or cultural team, therefore permitting scholars to quick and comfortably find out about the stories of specific cultures. a few of these tales were informed for hundreds of years, whereas others have emerged simply lately. The four-volume set contains introductory essays as well as explanatory headnotes, and offers bibliographies on specific areas in addition to a specific, normal bibliography. the main entire paintings of its style, this set provides scholars and common readers a guided journey of the world's folktales.

Each quantity of the set is dedicated to a specific vast geographic region:

Volume 1: Africa, the center East, Australia and Oceania

Volume 2: Asia

Volume three: Europe

Volume four: North and South America

Accessible, informative, and pleasing, this publication may help literature scholars how you can examine texts and comprehend the traditions on the center of a number of the world's literary masterpieces. it is going to additionally support social stories scholars find out about the world's cultures and appreciate ethnic diversity.

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