Scandinavian Studies: Folklore

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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS: 40% OFF BOOKS

All books below are 40% off using code MN89290. Code expires July 1, 2022.

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By the Fire: Sami Folktales and Legends By the Fire Sami Folktales and Legends Emilie Demant Hatt 2022 Fall
The first English publication of Sami folktales from Scandinavia collected and illustrated in the early twentieth century
The Complete and Original Norwegian Folktales of Asbjørnsen and Moe The Complete and Original Norwegian Folktales of Asbjørnsen and Moe Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe 2019 Fall
A new, definitive English translation of the celebrated story collection regarded as a landmark of Norwegian literature and culture
Seven Ways to Trick a Troll Seven Ways to Trick a Troll Lise Lunge-Larsen 2017 Fall
In seven whimsical, entertaining folktales, children discover trolls’ weaknesses, as well as their own strengths
Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America Myths of the Rune Stone Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America David M. Krueger 2015 Fall
Why the Kensington Rune Stone myth matters to American culture
The Troll With No Heart in His Body and Other Tales of Trolls from Norway The Troll With No Heart in His Body and Other Tales of Trolls from Norway Lise Lunge-Larsen 2013 Spring
An entertaining and wonderfully illustrated compendium of troll lore
Styrbiorn the Strong Styrbiorn the Strong E. R. Eddison 2011 Fall
E. R. Eddison’s classic saga novel now in paperback—includes for the first time Eddison’s remarkable letter of introduction and his unabridged closing note
Tales from a Finnish Tupa Tales from a Finnish Tupa James Cloyd Bowman and Margery Bianco 2009 Fall
An irresistibly charming and wonderfully illustrated collection of folktales—direct from a Finnish tupa, or cottage
Swedish Folktales and Legends Swedish Folktales and Legends Lone Thygesen Blecher and George Blecher, Editors 2004 Fall
A unique collection of Sweden’s most charming folktales

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