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The Resource Folktales of China

Folktales of China

Label
Folktales of China
Title
Folktales of China
Creator
Subject
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
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Folktales of the world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tales
  • Fairy tales
Label
Folktales of China
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in 1937 under title: Chinese fairy tales and folk tales
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [245]-248
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
Control code
492107
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Rev. ed..
Extent
xiii, 267 pages
Lccn
65025440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)359088
Label
Folktales of China
Publication
Note
First published in 1937 under title: Chinese fairy tales and folk tales
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [245]-248
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
Control code
492107
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Rev. ed..
Extent
xiii, 267 pages
Lccn
65025440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)359088

Library Locations

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