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Fearless girls, wise women, and beloved sisters : heroines in folktales from around the world, edited by Kathleen Ragan

Label
Fearless girls, wise women, and beloved sisters : heroines in folktales from around the world
Title
Fearless girls, wise women, and beloved sisters
Title remainder
heroines in folktales from around the world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kathleen Ragan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collects 100 tales from around the world, including Africa, Western Europe, Native American cultures, Asia, and the Middle East, that feature a heroine
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/082
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GR515
LC item number
.F43 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Ragan, Kathleen
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  • Women heroes
  • Women heroes
Label
Fearless girls, wise women, and beloved sisters : heroines in folktales from around the world, edited by Kathleen Ragan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 435-438) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (Ireland)
  • The horned women
  • (Ireland)
  • Whuppity stoorie
  • (Scotland)
  • Molly Whuppie
  • (England)
  • The treasure of Downhouse
  • (England)
  • The hand of glory
  • Tales from Europe.
  • (England)
  • Tamlane
  • (England)
  • The night troll
  • (Iceland)
  • The grateful elfwoman
  • (Iceland)
  • "My Jon's soul"
  • (Iceland)
  • The ghost at Fjelkinge
  • The stolen bairn and the sìdh
  • (Sweden)
  • Little Red Cap
  • (Germany)
  • The wood maiden
  • (Czechoslovakia)
  • The child who was poor and good
  • (Greece)
  • The pigeon's bride
  • (Yugoslavia)
  • How the king chose a daughter-in-law
  • (Scotland)
  • (Romania)
  • Marichka
  • (Gypsy)
  • Davit
  • (Georgia)
  • Anait
  • (Caucasus)
  • The fortune-teller
  • (Russia)
  • The tsaritsa harpist
  • The three sisters and their husbands, three brothers
  • (Russia)
  • (Ireland)
  • The corpse watchers
  • (Ireland)
  • The crookened back
  • Chief Joseph's story of Wallowa Lake
  • (Nez Perce)
  • The origin of the potlatch
  • (Quillayute)
  • The princess and mountain dweller
  • (people of the Northwest Coast)
  • The princess and the magical hat
  • (people of the Northwest Coast)
  • The Lytton girls who were stolen by giants
  • (Salishan people)
  • Tales from North and South America.
  • The legend of the Coppermine River
  • (Inuit)
  • The huntress
  • (Inuit)
  • Story of a female shaman
  • (Reindeer Chukchee)
  • The magic eagle
  • (Timotean people, Venezuela)
  • New World newcomers.
  • "I'm Tipingee, she's Tipingee, we're Tipingee, too''
  • Native Americans.
  • (Haiti)
  • The innkeeper's wise daughter
  • (Jewish-American)
  • Molly Cotton-Tail steals Mr. Fox's butter
  • (African-American)
  • The vampire skeleton
  • (Iroquois)
  • The flying head
  • (Iroquois)
  • Where the girl saved her brother
  • (Cheyenne)
  • (Punjab, India)
  • A wonderful story
  • (India)
  • The importance of lighting
  • (Tamil Nadu, India)
  • The child of death
  • (Vietnam)
  • The story of Princess Amaradevi
  • (Cambodia)
  • The tale of the Oki Islands
  • Tales from Asia.
  • (Japan)
  • The monkey bridegroom
  • (Japan)
  • The mirror of Matsuyama : a story of old Japan
  • (Japan)
  • The tiger and the coal peddler's wife
  • (Korea)
  • The plucky maiden
  • (Korea)
  • The phoenix and her city
  • A rani's revenge
  • (Hui people China)
  • Sailimai's four precious things
  • (Hui people, China)
  • A woman's love
  • (Uighur people, China)
  • Maiden Liu, the songster
  • (Yao people, China)
  • The festival of pouring water
  • (Yunnan, China)
  • A polite idiosyncrasy
  • (Orissa, India)
  • (Kwangtung, China)
  • The young head of the family
  • (Kwangtung, China)
  • Altyn-Aryg
  • (Altaian people, Siberia)
  • The wife who stole a heart
  • (Kalmuck people, Siberia)
  • How Parvatibai outwitted the Dacoits
  • (Maharashtra, India)
  • The close alliance : a tale of woe
  • (Punjab, India)
  • The barber's clever wife
  • (Maori people, New Zealand)
  • How Pulap acquired the art of navigation
  • (Ulithi Atoll, Micronesia)
  • Rola and the two sisters
  • (Ulithi Atoll, Micronesia)
  • The old woman and the giant
  • (Philippines)
  • The magic coin
  • (Philippines)
  • The creation of Lake Asbold
  • Tales from the Pacific.
  • (Asmat people, Irian Jaya, Indonesia)
  • Senan and Aping
  • (Kenyah people, Sarawak, Malaysia)
  • Ubong and the head-hunters
  • (Kenyah people, Sarawak, Malaysia)
  • Kumaku and the giant
  • (Fiji)
  • Revival and revenge
  • (Kewa people, Papua, New Guinea)
  • Uzu, the white dogai
  • Hiiaka catching a ghost
  • (Torres Straits, Australia)
  • The black snake man and his wife, the dove
  • (Munkan people, Australia)
  • The mogwoi's baby
  • (Arnhem Land, Australia)
  • Biriwilg
  • (told by women) (Arnhem Land, Australia)
  • (Hawaii)
  • Hiiaka and the seacoast kupuas
  • (Hawaii)
  • A calabash of poi
  • (Hawaii)
  • Rau-whato
  • (Limba people, Sierra Leone)
  • The story of two women
  • (Limba people, Sierra Leone)
  • The man killed for a spinach leaf
  • (Limba people, Sierra Leone)
  • The leopard woman
  • (Liberia)
  • The midwife of Dakar
  • (Senegal)
  • A woman for a hundred cattle
  • Tales from Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • (Swahili)
  • Wacu and the eagle
  • (Agikuyu people, Kenya)
  • Elephant and Hare
  • (Maasai people, Kenya)
  • Nonikwe and the great one, Marimba
  • (Zulu)
  • How the Milky Way came to be
  • (South Africa)
  • Nanabolele, who shines in the night
  • The woman, her husband, their children and the dodo
  • (Basotho people, Lesotho)
  • Jackal and Hen
  • (Basotho people, Lesotho)
  • (Hausa people, Nigeria)
  • Ku-Chin-Da-Gayya and her elder sister and the dodos
  • (Hausa people, Nigeria)
  • Moremi and the Egunguns
  • (Yoruba people, Nigeria)
  • The spider, Kayi, and the bush fowl
  • (Iran)
  • Who is blessed with the realm, riches, and honor?
  • (Israel)
  • The story of the king, Hamed bin Bathara, and of the fearless girl
  • (Arab)
  • The sultan's daughter
  • (Sudan)
  • Yousif al-Saffani
  • (Sudan)
  • The miser who married
  • Tales from North Africa and the Middle East.
  • (Iraq)
  • The sign of the tassel
  • (Iraq)
  • Women's wiles
  • (Syria)
  • The Feslihanci girl
  • (Turkey)
  • The story of the city of nothing-in-the-world
  • (Persia)
  • The "pink pearl'' prince
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvii, 450 p.
Isbn
9780393045987
Lccn
97030438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • 3136152
  • (OCoLC)37437508
  • (OCoLC)ocm37437508
  • 377761
  • 3136152
Label
Fearless girls, wise women, and beloved sisters : heroines in folktales from around the world, edited by Kathleen Ragan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 435-438) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (Ireland)
  • The horned women
  • (Ireland)
  • Whuppity stoorie
  • (Scotland)
  • Molly Whuppie
  • (England)
  • The treasure of Downhouse
  • (England)
  • The hand of glory
  • Tales from Europe.
  • (England)
  • Tamlane
  • (England)
  • The night troll
  • (Iceland)
  • The grateful elfwoman
  • (Iceland)
  • "My Jon's soul"
  • (Iceland)
  • The ghost at Fjelkinge
  • The stolen bairn and the sìdh
  • (Sweden)
  • Little Red Cap
  • (Germany)
  • The wood maiden
  • (Czechoslovakia)
  • The child who was poor and good
  • (Greece)
  • The pigeon's bride
  • (Yugoslavia)
  • How the king chose a daughter-in-law
  • (Scotland)
  • (Romania)
  • Marichka
  • (Gypsy)
  • Davit
  • (Georgia)
  • Anait
  • (Caucasus)
  • The fortune-teller
  • (Russia)
  • The tsaritsa harpist
  • The three sisters and their husbands, three brothers
  • (Russia)
  • (Ireland)
  • The corpse watchers
  • (Ireland)
  • The crookened back
  • Chief Joseph's story of Wallowa Lake
  • (Nez Perce)
  • The origin of the potlatch
  • (Quillayute)
  • The princess and mountain dweller
  • (people of the Northwest Coast)
  • The princess and the magical hat
  • (people of the Northwest Coast)
  • The Lytton girls who were stolen by giants
  • (Salishan people)
  • Tales from North and South America.
  • The legend of the Coppermine River
  • (Inuit)
  • The huntress
  • (Inuit)
  • Story of a female shaman
  • (Reindeer Chukchee)
  • The magic eagle
  • (Timotean people, Venezuela)
  • New World newcomers.
  • "I'm Tipingee, she's Tipingee, we're Tipingee, too''
  • Native Americans.
  • (Haiti)
  • The innkeeper's wise daughter
  • (Jewish-American)
  • Molly Cotton-Tail steals Mr. Fox's butter
  • (African-American)
  • The vampire skeleton
  • (Iroquois)
  • The flying head
  • (Iroquois)
  • Where the girl saved her brother
  • (Cheyenne)
  • (Punjab, India)
  • A wonderful story
  • (India)
  • The importance of lighting
  • (Tamil Nadu, India)
  • The child of death
  • (Vietnam)
  • The story of Princess Amaradevi
  • (Cambodia)
  • The tale of the Oki Islands
  • Tales from Asia.
  • (Japan)
  • The monkey bridegroom
  • (Japan)
  • The mirror of Matsuyama : a story of old Japan
  • (Japan)
  • The tiger and the coal peddler's wife
  • (Korea)
  • The plucky maiden
  • (Korea)
  • The phoenix and her city
  • A rani's revenge
  • (Hui people China)
  • Sailimai's four precious things
  • (Hui people, China)
  • A woman's love
  • (Uighur people, China)
  • Maiden Liu, the songster
  • (Yao people, China)
  • The festival of pouring water
  • (Yunnan, China)
  • A polite idiosyncrasy
  • (Orissa, India)
  • (Kwangtung, China)
  • The young head of the family
  • (Kwangtung, China)
  • Altyn-Aryg
  • (Altaian people, Siberia)
  • The wife who stole a heart
  • (Kalmuck people, Siberia)
  • How Parvatibai outwitted the Dacoits
  • (Maharashtra, India)
  • The close alliance : a tale of woe
  • (Punjab, India)
  • The barber's clever wife
  • (Maori people, New Zealand)
  • How Pulap acquired the art of navigation
  • (Ulithi Atoll, Micronesia)
  • Rola and the two sisters
  • (Ulithi Atoll, Micronesia)
  • The old woman and the giant
  • (Philippines)
  • The magic coin
  • (Philippines)
  • The creation of Lake Asbold
  • Tales from the Pacific.
  • (Asmat people, Irian Jaya, Indonesia)
  • Senan and Aping
  • (Kenyah people, Sarawak, Malaysia)
  • Ubong and the head-hunters
  • (Kenyah people, Sarawak, Malaysia)
  • Kumaku and the giant
  • (Fiji)
  • Revival and revenge
  • (Kewa people, Papua, New Guinea)
  • Uzu, the white dogai
  • Hiiaka catching a ghost
  • (Torres Straits, Australia)
  • The black snake man and his wife, the dove
  • (Munkan people, Australia)
  • The mogwoi's baby
  • (Arnhem Land, Australia)
  • Biriwilg
  • (told by women) (Arnhem Land, Australia)
  • (Hawaii)
  • Hiiaka and the seacoast kupuas
  • (Hawaii)
  • A calabash of poi
  • (Hawaii)
  • Rau-whato
  • (Limba people, Sierra Leone)
  • The story of two women
  • (Limba people, Sierra Leone)
  • The man killed for a spinach leaf
  • (Limba people, Sierra Leone)
  • The leopard woman
  • (Liberia)
  • The midwife of Dakar
  • (Senegal)
  • A woman for a hundred cattle
  • Tales from Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • (Swahili)
  • Wacu and the eagle
  • (Agikuyu people, Kenya)
  • Elephant and Hare
  • (Maasai people, Kenya)
  • Nonikwe and the great one, Marimba
  • (Zulu)
  • How the Milky Way came to be
  • (South Africa)
  • Nanabolele, who shines in the night
  • The woman, her husband, their children and the dodo
  • (Basotho people, Lesotho)
  • Jackal and Hen
  • (Basotho people, Lesotho)
  • (Hausa people, Nigeria)
  • Ku-Chin-Da-Gayya and her elder sister and the dodos
  • (Hausa people, Nigeria)
  • Moremi and the Egunguns
  • (Yoruba people, Nigeria)
  • The spider, Kayi, and the bush fowl
  • (Iran)
  • Who is blessed with the realm, riches, and honor?
  • (Israel)
  • The story of the king, Hamed bin Bathara, and of the fearless girl
  • (Arab)
  • The sultan's daughter
  • (Sudan)
  • Yousif al-Saffani
  • (Sudan)
  • The miser who married
  • Tales from North Africa and the Middle East.
  • (Iraq)
  • The sign of the tassel
  • (Iraq)
  • Women's wiles
  • (Syria)
  • The Feslihanci girl
  • (Turkey)
  • The story of the city of nothing-in-the-world
  • (Persia)
  • The "pink pearl'' prince
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvii, 450 p.
Isbn
9780393045987
Lccn
97030438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • 3136152
  • (OCoLC)37437508
  • (OCoLC)ocm37437508
  • 377761
  • 3136152

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