Fearless Girls, Wise Women and Beloved Sisters Heroines in Folktales from Around the World

ISBN-10: 0393320464

ISBN-13: 9780393320466

Edition: 1998

Authors: Kathleen Ragan
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/17/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
Map
The Stolen Bairn and the Sidh
The Three Sisters and Their Husbands, Three Brothers
The Corpse Watchers
The Crookened Back
The Horned Women
Whuppity Stoorie
Molly Whuppie
The Treasure of Downhouse
The Hand of Glory
Tamlane
The Night Troll
The Grateful Elfwoman
"My Jon's Soul"
The Ghost at Fjelkinge
Little Red Cap
The Wood Maiden
The Child Who Was Poor and Good
The Pigeon's Bride
How the King Chose a Daughter-in-Law
Marichka
Davit
Anait
The Fortune-Teller
The Tsaritsa Harpist
The Vampire Skeleton
The Flying Head
Where the Girl Saved Her Brother
Chief Joseph's Story of Wallowa Lake
The Origin of the Potlatch
The Princess and Mountain Dweller
The Princess and the Magical Hat
The Lytton Girls Who Were Stolen by Giants
The Legend of the Coppermine River
The Huntress
Story of a Female Shaman
The Magic Eagle
"I'm Tipingee, She's Tipingee, We're Tipingee, Too"
The Innkeeper's Wise Daughter
Molly Cotton-Tail Steals Mr. Fox's Butter
A Rani's Revenge
How Parvatibai Qutwitted the Dacoits
The Close Alliance: A Tale of Woe
The Barber's Clever Wife
A Wonderful Story
The Importance of Lighting
The Child of Death
The Story of Princess Amaradevi
The Tale of the Oki Islands
The Monkey Bridegroom
The Mirror of Matsuyama: A Story of Old Japan
The Tiger and the Coal Peddler's Wife
The Plucky Maiden
The Phoenix and Her City
Sailimai's Four Precious Things
A Woman's Love
Maiden Liu, the Songster
The Festival of Pouring Water
A Polite Idiosyncrasy
The Young Head of the Family
Altyn-Aryg
The Wife Who Stole a Heart
Hiiaka Catching a Ghost
Hiiaka and the Seacoast Kupuas
A Calabash of Poi
Rau-Whato
How Pulap Acquired the Art of Navigation
Rola and the Two Sisters
The Old Woman and the Giant
The Magic Coin
The Creation of Lake Asbold
Senan and Aping
Ubong and the Head-Hunters
Kumaku and the Giant
Revival and Revenge
Uzu, the White Dogai
The Black Snake Man and His Wife, the Dove
The Mogwoi's Baby
Biriwilg (Told by Women)
The Woman, Her Husband, Their Children and the Dodo
Ku-Chin-Da-Gayya and Her Elder Sister and the Dodos
Moremi and the Egunguns
The Spider, Kayi, and the Bush Fowl
The Story of Two Women
The Man Killed for a Spinach Leaf
The Leopard Woman
The Midwife of Dakar
A Woman for a Hundred Cattle
Wacu and the Eagle
Elephant and Hare
Nonikwe and the Great One, Marimba
How the Milky Way Came to Be
Nanabolele, Who Shines in the Night
Jackal and Hen
Women's Wiles
The Feslihanci Girl
The Story of the City of Nothing-in-the-World
The "Pink Pearl" Prince
Who Is Blessed with the Realm, Riches, and Honor?
The Story of the King, Hamed bin Bathara, and of the Fearless Girl
The Sultan's Daughter
Yousif Al-Saffani
The Miser Who Married
The Sign of the Tassel
Notes
For Further Reading
Bibliography of Secondary Literature
Index
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