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November 21, 1950
Central Files Decimal Number 762B.00

German Folklore and Popular Culture: Das Kloster. Scheible


A fascinating collection of magical and occult texts, chapbooks, folklore, popular superstition and fairy tales of the German Renaissance compiled by Stuttgart antiquarian Johann Scheible between 1845 and 1849.

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Date Range: 1845-1849
Content: 13,776 pages
Source Library: Unknown


Germany is a land of fascinating customs and traditions. Through the work of the many authors, its folk and fairy tales have become widely read around the world. German folklore has also inspired numerous literary, artistic, and musical works. This collection is an accessible introduction to German folklore. It provides numerous examples of German folkways and presents a wide ranging selection of texts. This collection provides insight into the pervasive influence of German folklore on literature and popular culture.

German Folklore and Popular Culture: Das Kloster. Scheible provides a unique perspective on Central European culture and tradition and is an essential for the study of German folk traditions.  This collection supports research and classroom work in German and European studies, social and cultural history, Renaissance studies, and witchcraft and the Occult studies.

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