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

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

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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
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Retells more than a hundred folktales from Europe, the Americas, Asia, the Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East that feature active heroines of all types
Cataloging source
GACCL
Dewey number
398.2/082
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GR515
LC item number
.F43 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Ragan, Kathleen
  • Yolen, Jane
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  • Women heroes
  • Women heroes
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Fearless girls, wise women, and beloved sisters : heroines in folktales from around the world, edited by Kathleen Ragan
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Copyright
Note
Foreword by Jane Yolen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-438) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The treasure of downhouse
  • Nanabolele, who shines in the night
  • Jackal and hen
  • Tales from North Africa and the Middle East
  • 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
  • The hand of glory
  • Yousif Al-Saffani
  • The miser who married
  • The sign of the tassel
  • 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
  • Tales from Europe
  • The pigeon's bride
  • How the king chose a daughter-in-law
  • Marichka
  • Davit
  • Anait
  • The fortune-teller
  • The tsaritsa harpist
  • Tales from North and South America
  • Native Americans
  • The vampire skeleton
  • The stolen bairn and the sidh
  • 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 three sisters and their husbands, three brothers
  • The magic eagle
  • New world newcomers
  • "I'm Tipingee, she's Tipingee, we're Tipingee, too"
  • The innkeeper's wise daughter
  • Molly Cotton-Tail steals Mr. Fox's butter
  • Tales from Asia
  • A Rani's revenge
  • How Parvatibai outwitted the Dacoits
  • The close alliance: a tale of woe
  • The barber's clever wife
  • The corpse watchers
  • A wonderful story
  • The importance of lightning
  • 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
  • The crookened back
  • 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
  • Tales from the Pacific
  • Hiiaka catching a ghost
  • The horned women
  • 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
  • Whuppity stoorie
  • 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)
  • Tales from Sub-Saharan Africa
  • The woman, her husband, their children and the dodo
  • Ku-Chin-Da-Gayya and her elder sister and the dodos
  • Moremi and the egunguns
  • Molly Whuppie
  • 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
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 450 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1034676818
Label
Fearless girls, wise women, and beloved sisters : heroines in folktales from around the world, edited by Kathleen Ragan
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Foreword by Jane Yolen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 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
  • The treasure of downhouse
  • Nanabolele, who shines in the night
  • Jackal and hen
  • Tales from North Africa and the Middle East
  • 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
  • The hand of glory
  • Yousif Al-Saffani
  • The miser who married
  • The sign of the tassel
  • 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
  • Tales from Europe
  • The pigeon's bride
  • How the king chose a daughter-in-law
  • Marichka
  • Davit
  • Anait
  • The fortune-teller
  • The tsaritsa harpist
  • Tales from North and South America
  • Native Americans
  • The vampire skeleton
  • The stolen bairn and the sidh
  • 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 three sisters and their husbands, three brothers
  • The magic eagle
  • New world newcomers
  • "I'm Tipingee, she's Tipingee, we're Tipingee, too"
  • The innkeeper's wise daughter
  • Molly Cotton-Tail steals Mr. Fox's butter
  • Tales from Asia
  • A Rani's revenge
  • How Parvatibai outwitted the Dacoits
  • The close alliance: a tale of woe
  • The barber's clever wife
  • The corpse watchers
  • A wonderful story
  • The importance of lightning
  • 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
  • The crookened back
  • 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
  • Tales from the Pacific
  • Hiiaka catching a ghost
  • The horned women
  • 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
  • Whuppity stoorie
  • 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)
  • Tales from Sub-Saharan Africa
  • The woman, her husband, their children and the dodo
  • Ku-Chin-Da-Gayya and her elder sister and the dodos
  • Moremi and the egunguns
  • Molly Whuppie
  • 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
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 450 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1034676818

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