Sources to look into

September 15, 2008

I found the following bibliographic references on
Sources for the Analysis and Interpretation of Folk and Fairy Tales
The Psychoanalytic Approach

* Barker, Adele Marie. The Mother Syndrome in the Russian Folk Imagination . Columbus, OH : Slavica Publishers, 1986.
* Brun, Birgitte. Symbols of the Soul : Therapy and Guidance Through Fairy Tales . Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley, 1993.
* Cooper, J. C. (Jean C.) Fairy Tales : Allegories of the Inner Life. San Bernardino, Calif.: Borgo Press, 1986.
* De Graff, Amy. The Tower and the Well : A Psychological Interpretation of the Fairy Tales of Madame D’Aulnoy. Summa, 1984.
* Dieckmann, Hans. Twice-Told Tales : the Psychological Use of Fairy Tales. Wilmette, Ill.: Chiron Publications, 1986.
* Dundes, Alan. Parsing Through Customs: Essays by a Freudian Folklorist . Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 1987.
* Fairy Tales as Ways of Knowing : Essays on Marchen in Psychology, Society and Literature. Las Vegas: P. Lang, 1981.
* Fantasy and Symbol: Studies in Anthropological Interpretation . New York : Academic Press, 1979.
* Franz, Marie-Louise von. Individuation in Fairytales. Dallas, Tex.: Spring Publications, 1987
* Franz, Marie-Louise von. Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales . Boston: Shambhala, 1995.
* Freud, Sigmund. Dreams in Folklore . New York : International Universities Press, 1958.
* Heuscher, Julius E. A Psychiatric Study of Myths and Fairy Tales: their Origin, Meaning, and Usefulness. Springfield, Ill.: Thomas, 1974.
* Kast, Verena. Folktales as Therapy. New York: Fromm International, 1995.
* Leo, Schneiderman. The Psychology of Myth, Folklore, and Religion. Nelson-Hall, 1981.
* Levi-Strauss, Claude. The Jealous Potter. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.
* Psyche’s Stories : Modern Jungian Interpretations of Fairy Tales. Wilmette, Ill.: Chiron Publications, 1991
* Roheim, Geza. Fire in the Dragon and Other Psychoanalytic Essays on Folklore . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1992.
* Witches, Ogres and the Devil’s Daughter: encounters with evil in fairy tales. (Translation of Bose im Marchen). Boston : Shambhala, 1992.

General Sources

* Baker, Donald. Functions of Folk and Fairy Tales. Washington, D.C.: Association for Childhood Education International, 1981.
* Dundes, Alan. Folklore Matters. Tennessee: Univ. of Tennessee Pr., 1993.
* Dundes, Alan. Interpreting Folklore Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1980.
* Folklore Interpreted : Essays in Honor of Alan Dundes. Garland, 1996.
* Hardland, Edwin Sidney Mythology and Folktales; Their Relation and Interpretation. AMS Press, 1977.
* Jason, Heda. Whom does God Favor : the Wicked or the Righteous? : the Reward-and-Punishment Fairy Tale. Helsinki: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia, Academia Scientiarum Fennica, 1988.
* Luthi, Max. The Fairytale as Art Form and Portrait of Man. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1984.
* Mieder, Wolfgang. Tradition and Innovation in Folk Literature. Hanover : University Press of New England, 1987.
* Siikala, Anna-Leena Interpreting oral narrative. Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia, ?.

Specific Cultures

* Boyer, L. Bryce. Childhood and Folklore : A Psychoanalytic Study of Apache Personality . New York : Library of Psychological Anthropology, 1979.
* Dundes, Alan. Life Is Like a Chicken Coop Ladder : A Study of German National Character Through Folklore. Detroit: Wayne State Univ. Pr., 1989.
* Hill, Elizabeth F. A Comparative Study of the Cultural, Narrative, and Language Content of Selected Folktales Told in Burma, Canada, and Yorubaland. Theses (PhD) – University of Alberta, 1990.

The Second Half of Life

* Chinen, Allan B. In the Ever After: Fairy Tales and the Second Half of Life. Wilmette, IL : Chiron Publ., 1989.
* Chinen, Allen. Middle Tales : Fairy Tales and the Psychology of Women and Men at Mid-Life. [sound recording] Sounds True, 1992.
* Chinen, Allan B. Once Upon a Midlife : Classic Stories and Mythic Tales to Illuminate the Middle Years. New York, NY: Putnam Pub. Group, 1993.
* Estes, Clarissa Pinkola. The Dangerous Old Woman : Myths and Stories of the Wise Old Woman Archetype. New York: Random House Large Print, 1996.


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