The Resource Tom Tit Tot : an essay on savage philosophy in folk-tale, by Edward Clodd

Tom Tit Tot : an essay on savage philosophy in folk-tale, by Edward Clodd

Label
Tom Tit Tot : an essay on savage philosophy in folk-tale
Title
Tom Tit Tot
Title remainder
an essay on savage philosophy in folk-tale
Statement of responsibility
by Edward Clodd
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses folktales as a means of instruction in social world-views using Tom Tit Tot and its variants as a particular example
Cataloging source
AIAS
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1840-1930
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Clodd, Edward
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Folklore
  • Manners and customs
Label
Tom Tit Tot : an essay on savage philosophy in folk-tale, by Edward Clodd
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Bibliography: pages 239-242
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. The story of Tom Tit Tot -- 2. Variants of Tom Tit Tot - Scotch, Tyrolese, Basque, Indian, Welsh -- 3. On the diffusion of stories -- 4. Incidental features of the stories (a) Superstitions about iron (b) Woman as spinster and farmer (c) The gullible devil -- 5. Barbaric ideas about names -- 6. Magic through tangible things - hair and nails, refuse, saliva, portrait -- 7. Magic through intangible things - shadow, reflection, name -- 8. Taboo (a) Taboo between relatives, euphemisms and name changes (c) Taboo on names of the dead (d) Taboo on names of gods -- 9. Words of power (a) Creative words (b) Mantrams (c) Passwords (d) spells and amulets (e) Cure charms -- 10 The name and the soul -- Appendix-bibliography of the Tom Tit Tot group of folk-tales -- Index
Control code
000010205315
Extent
249 pages
Governing access note
Not for inter-library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Tom Tit Tot : an essay on savage philosophy in folk-tale, by Edward Clodd
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Bibliography: pages 239-242
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. The story of Tom Tit Tot -- 2. Variants of Tom Tit Tot - Scotch, Tyrolese, Basque, Indian, Welsh -- 3. On the diffusion of stories -- 4. Incidental features of the stories (a) Superstitions about iron (b) Woman as spinster and farmer (c) The gullible devil -- 5. Barbaric ideas about names -- 6. Magic through tangible things - hair and nails, refuse, saliva, portrait -- 7. Magic through intangible things - shadow, reflection, name -- 8. Taboo (a) Taboo between relatives, euphemisms and name changes (c) Taboo on names of the dead (d) Taboo on names of gods -- 9. Words of power (a) Creative words (b) Mantrams (c) Passwords (d) spells and amulets (e) Cure charms -- 10 The name and the soul -- Appendix-bibliography of the Tom Tit Tot group of folk-tales -- Index
Control code
000010205315
Extent
249 pages
Governing access note
Not for inter-library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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