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The Resource Folktales of China / edited by Wolfram Eberhard ; foreword by Richard M. Dorson

Folktales of China / edited by Wolfram Eberhard ; foreword by Richard M. Dorson

Label
Folktales of China / edited by Wolfram Eberhard ; foreword by Richard M. Dorson
Title
Folktales of China / edited by Wolfram Eberhard ; foreword by Richard M. Dorson
Creator
Editor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Grade level: 9, 10, 11, 12, s
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1909-1989
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eberhard, Wolfram
Dewey number
398.20951
Index
index present
LC call number
GR335
LC item number
.E4 1965
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Folktales of the world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tales
  • Fairy tales
  • Fairy tales
  • Fairy tales
  • Tales
  • China
Label
Folktales of China / edited by Wolfram Eberhard ; foreword by Richard M. Dorson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1937 under title: Chinese fairy tales and folk tales
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-248) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The origin of human, animal, and plant characteristics. Why men are so bad -- Why are there cripples on Earth? -- Whence came the ox? -- The Ti-tsang Bodhisattva and the ox -- Pocket crabs -- Why does the cock eat the millipede? -- The origin of opium smoking -- The origin of the carrot -- Where does rice come from? -- The dog and the rice
  • Luck and good fortune. Goldhair becomes minister -- A jar full of ants -- The discovery of salt -- The journey of the silver men
  • Tales of love. Faithful even in death -- The faithful Lady Meng -- The infection -- The amazing adventure of a scholar -- Husband and wife in this life and in the life to come -- The mason wins the prize -- The stone of the beautiful maiden
  • Supernatural marriages. The pretty little calf -- The bank of the celestial stream -- The dark maiden from the ninth heaven -- The pig that warms the ocean -- Why the horns of cattle are curved -- The witch's daughter -- The marriage of the city deity -- The son of the turtle spirit -- The wife of the monkey -- The bear's husband
  • Persons with magic powers. The magic of the mason -- The tale of the turtle mountain -- The geomancer -- The empress of heaven -- The monk with the bag -- The festival of pouring water -- Kung Yeh-ch'ang understands the language of birds -- First discuss the price when the pig is dead
  • Help from spirits and deities. Lü Tung-pin at the patron of barbers -- The spirit -- The little people -- The Wang-liang's magic cap -- The fairy grotto -- Hsiang meets the dragon king -- The wild goose lake -- The bridge of Ch'üan-chou -- The faithful official -- The water mother -- The tiny temple of the city deity
  • Kindness rewarded and evil punished. The tiger general -- The gratitude of the snake -- The greedy minister -- The man in the moon -- The gossiping animals -- The butcher and the vegetarian -- Lü Tung-pin tests the ascetic -- The dissatisfied benefactor -- The wicked rich man who was turned into a monkey -- The sacrifice of the maiden -- The mynah bird -- The helpful animals -- The tale of Nung-kua-ma -- Tales of the San Kuan -- The wishing stone -- Cinderella -- The great flood -- The story of the serpent
  • Cleverness and stupidity. The mirror -- The living king of hell dies of anger -- Money makes cares -- The two-headed phoenix -- The donkey in Kuei-chou -- The rat and the ox -- Why does Li T'ieh-kuai have a wounded leg? -- The mother of heaven -- The two earth deities -- Chu the rogue -- The kitchen deity
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xlii, 267 pages
Lccn
65025440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 3315309
  • (OCoLC)492107
  • (OCoLC)ocm00492107
  • 223678
  • 3315309
Label
Folktales of China / edited by Wolfram Eberhard ; foreword by Richard M. Dorson
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1937 under title: Chinese fairy tales and folk tales
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-248) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The origin of human, animal, and plant characteristics. Why men are so bad -- Why are there cripples on Earth? -- Whence came the ox? -- The Ti-tsang Bodhisattva and the ox -- Pocket crabs -- Why does the cock eat the millipede? -- The origin of opium smoking -- The origin of the carrot -- Where does rice come from? -- The dog and the rice
  • Luck and good fortune. Goldhair becomes minister -- A jar full of ants -- The discovery of salt -- The journey of the silver men
  • Tales of love. Faithful even in death -- The faithful Lady Meng -- The infection -- The amazing adventure of a scholar -- Husband and wife in this life and in the life to come -- The mason wins the prize -- The stone of the beautiful maiden
  • Supernatural marriages. The pretty little calf -- The bank of the celestial stream -- The dark maiden from the ninth heaven -- The pig that warms the ocean -- Why the horns of cattle are curved -- The witch's daughter -- The marriage of the city deity -- The son of the turtle spirit -- The wife of the monkey -- The bear's husband
  • Persons with magic powers. The magic of the mason -- The tale of the turtle mountain -- The geomancer -- The empress of heaven -- The monk with the bag -- The festival of pouring water -- Kung Yeh-ch'ang understands the language of birds -- First discuss the price when the pig is dead
  • Help from spirits and deities. Lü Tung-pin at the patron of barbers -- The spirit -- The little people -- The Wang-liang's magic cap -- The fairy grotto -- Hsiang meets the dragon king -- The wild goose lake -- The bridge of Ch'üan-chou -- The faithful official -- The water mother -- The tiny temple of the city deity
  • Kindness rewarded and evil punished. The tiger general -- The gratitude of the snake -- The greedy minister -- The man in the moon -- The gossiping animals -- The butcher and the vegetarian -- Lü Tung-pin tests the ascetic -- The dissatisfied benefactor -- The wicked rich man who was turned into a monkey -- The sacrifice of the maiden -- The mynah bird -- The helpful animals -- The tale of Nung-kua-ma -- Tales of the San Kuan -- The wishing stone -- Cinderella -- The great flood -- The story of the serpent
  • Cleverness and stupidity. The mirror -- The living king of hell dies of anger -- Money makes cares -- The two-headed phoenix -- The donkey in Kuei-chou -- The rat and the ox -- Why does Li T'ieh-kuai have a wounded leg? -- The mother of heaven -- The two earth deities -- Chu the rogue -- The kitchen deity
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xlii, 267 pages
Lccn
65025440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 3315309
  • (OCoLC)492107
  • (OCoLC)ocm00492107
  • 223678
  • 3315309

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