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Little men in fairy tales from the brothers Grimm collection «Kinder-und Hausmärchen»: attributes and functions

Kalkaeva A.E.


The article is devoted to functions and attributes of little people which appear in plots of «Children's and Household Tales» by the brothers Grimm. The author compares tales from Grimms’ collection with texts from collections of demonology folklore, collected by German researchers of XX century.


European fairytale; German folklore; fairytale plots; Brothers Grimm; demonology.

DOI: 10.31249/hoc/2020.03.08

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