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Author Pitrè, Giuseppe, 1841-1916.
Title Catarina the Wise : and other wondrous Sicilian folk and fairy tales / by Giuseppe Pitrè ; translated and edited by Jack Zipes ; illustrated by Adeetje Bouma.
Publication Info. Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2017]
©2017
Open Library Cover
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Description xii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Translated from the Sicilian.
Contents Fairy tales. Catarina the wise (Catarina la sapienti) -- Snow White, blazing red (Bianca-comu-nivi-russa-comu-focu) -- The old hag's garden (La vecchia di l'ortu) -- The magical little date tree (Grattula-Beddatula) -- Pilusedda (Pilusedda) -- The empress Rosina (Rusina 'Mperatrici) -- The little mouse with the stinky tail ( Lu surciteddu cu la cuda fitusa) -- Sun, Pearl, and Anna (Suli, Perna e Anna) -- Count Joseph Pear (Don Giuseppe Piru) -- Mamma-draga the ogress (La Mamma-draa) -- Pretty poor girl (Povira bedda) -- The pot of basil (La grasta di lu basilico) -- The Count's sister (La soru di lu conti) -- The talking belly (La panza chi parra) -- Mandruni and Mandruna (Mandruni e Mandruna) -- The king of Spain (Lu Re di Spagna) -- The king of love (Lu re d'amuri) -- The thirteen bandits (Li tridici sbannuti) -- The silversmith (L'arginteri) -- Peppi, who wandered out into the world (Peppi, spersu pri lu munnu) -- The magic purse, cloak, and horn (La vuza, lu firriolu e lu cornu 'nfatatu) -- King Animmulu (Lu re d'Animmulu) -- The story of a queen (Lu cuntu di 'na riggina) -- The herb-gatherer's daughters (Li figghi di lu cavuliciddaru) -- Rosemary (Rosmarina) -- The magic balls (Li palli magichi) -- The beauty of the seven mountains of gold (La bedda di li setti muntagni d'oru) -- The fig-and-raisin fool (Lu loccu di li passuli e ficu) -- The haughty king (Lu re superbo) -- The haughty queen (La riggina superba) -- The little bird (L'ocidduzzu) -- Giufa the fool tales. Giufa and the plaster statue (Giufa e la statua di ghissu) -- Giufa and the piece of cloth (Giufa e la pezza di tila) -- Giufa and the judge (Giufa e la judici) -- "Eat, my fine clothing" ("Manciati, rubbiceddi mei!" -- Giufa, pull the door!" ("Giufa, tirati la porta!") -- Giufa and the hen (Giufae e la hjocca) -- Firrazzanu tales. Firrazzanu's wife and the queen (La mugghieri di Firrazzanu e la riggina) -- Firrazzanu and the swineherd (Firrazzanu e lu purcaru) -- The twenty percent (Lu vinti pir centu) -- The hundred beatings (Li centu lignati) -- Cola pesce legends. Cola pesce (Cola pisci) -- Pescecola (Lu pisci cola) -- Animal stories. Brancaliuni! ( Brancaliuni!) -- The man, the wolf, and the fox (L'omu, lu lupu e la vurpi) -- The king of the animals, the wolf, and the fox (Lu re di l'armali, lu lupu e la vurpi) -- The fox (La vurpi) -- The wolf and the cardinal (La lupu e lu cardidduzzu).
Subject Tales -- Italy -- Sicily.
Folklore -- Italy -- Sicily.
Added Author Zipes, Jack, 1937- translator, editor.
Bouma, Adeetje, illustrator.
Added Title Works. Selections. English. 2017
Other wondrous Sicilian folk and fairy tales
ISBN 9780226462790 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
022646279X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780226462820 (e-book)
Standard No. 99972581177