The Resource Fables and tales by the German Aesop, C.F. Gellert (1715-1769). A moral teacher of the German nation, John W. Van Cleve, (electronic resource)

Fables and tales by the German Aesop, C.F. Gellert (1715-1769). A moral teacher of the German nation, John W. Van Cleve, (electronic resource)

Label
Fables and tales by the German Aesop, C.F. Gellert (1715-1769). A moral teacher of the German nation
Title
Fables and tales by the German Aesop, C.F. Gellert (1715-1769). A moral teacher of the German nation
Statement of responsibility
John W. Van Cleve
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This title makes a contribution to scholarship. This the most reliable translation of "Fables and Tales" by C.F. Gellert. The book constitutes the most important collection of German folklore which passes on the morals of the "Volk" through stories. These are translations of fables and tales written by C.F. Gellert. Gellert was an eighteenth century folklorist whose work has been canonized. Critics have argued that the stories are fundamentally homegrown and come from the German people (the "Volk"), and they speak directly to the heart of the people. These works are used less often for moral instruction in contemporary society, something the author laments, but are still important components of German folklore
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
398.24
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT747.K8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Fables and tales by the German Aesop, C.F. Gellert (1715-1769). A moral teacher of the German nation, John W. Van Cleve, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • FABLES AND TALES BY THE GERMAN AESOP, C.F. GELLERT (1715-1769): A Moral Teacher of the German Nation; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Translator's Introduction; The Nightingale and the Lark; The Finch; The Dancing Bear; The Story of the Hat; The Gray-Haired Man; The Colt; The Invalid; The Fox and the Magpie; The Land of the Lame; The Cuckoo; The Ghost; The Churchy Woman; The Lame Man and the Blind Man; The Dog; The Lawsuit; Travel; The Testament; The House of Cards; The Loving Wife; The Spider; The Bee and the Hen; The Sweet Dream; The Traveler
  • The Bridegroom's HappinessThe Rich Man and the Poor Man; Damocles; Two Dogs; Selinda; The Immortal Author; The Green Ass; The Bourgeois Baron; The Poor Sailor; Destiny; Lisette; The Duckling; The Sick Woman; Sound Advice; The Painter; The Two Swallows; The Women's Misfortune; The Dying Father; The Young Thresher; The Happy Marriage; Coach Horse and Plow Horse; The Fly; The Poor Old Man; The Monkey; The Peasant and His Son; The Lucky Poet; The Duck; The Fly, the Moth and Death; Amyntas; Herod and Herodias; The Applicant; Two Smart Girls; The Hospital; The Grieving Widower; The Tartar Warlord
  • The Young PrinceCotill; The Young Scholar; The Peasants and the Sheriff; The Woman and the Ghost; Alcest; The Amazing Dream; The Polymath; The Nightingale and the Cuckoo; The Private Tutor; Hanns Nord; The Merchant's Son; The High-Minded Highwayman; Fortune and the Ditch-Digger; The Bad Son; Two Black Men; The Pious General; Rhynsolt and Lucy; Till; The Suicide; The Two Watchmen; The Treasure; Commentary
Control code
ocn847525040
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (252 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773445147
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33901788
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)847525040
  • ebl0773443924

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