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Italian Folktales
Language: un
Pages: 800
Authors: Italo Calvino
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-26 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

One of the New York Times’s Ten Best Books of the Year: These traditional stories of Italy, retold by a literary master, are “a treasure” (Los Angeles Times). Filled with kings and peasants, saints and ogres—as well as some quite extraordinary plants and animals—these two hundred tales bring to life
Italian Folktales in America
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Elizabeth Mathias, Richard Raspa
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Wayne State University Press

Gathers fairy tales told by Clementina Todesco, an Italian immigrant, offers background information about her life in Italy and America, and explains how and when the tales were told
The Simpleton of Naples and Other Italian Folktales
Language: en
Pages: 82
Authors: Maria Scarpato
Categories: Folklore, Juvenile
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher:

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Italian Folktales in America
Language: un
Pages: 352
Authors: Elizabeth Mathias, Richard Raspa
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988-10-01 - Publisher: Wayne State University Press

A collection that greatly enriches our understanding of who told (and tells) märchen (Italian folktales) to whom, why and how they are told, and, perhaps most important, under what conditions.
Italian Folktales
Language: un
Pages: 763
Authors: Italo Calvino
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980 - Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Retells two hundred tales, including the stories of a fearless little man, a prince who married a frog, a woman who lived on wind, and others