Zosafarm Publications, Orono, ME, 1989; Softcover; 151pp; Top corner slightly bumped, clean, tight copy, Near Fine condition.
The Grateful Dead is a folktale theme that dates back approximately 2000 years. Over the course of its history the Grateful Dead folktale has interacted with other folktales in a wide range of geographic and cultural settings. This collection presents a diverse sample of 13 Grateful Dead folktales, including: Fair Brow (Italian); John of Calais (French); The Barra Widow's Son (Scottish); The Story of Thorsteinn, the King's Son (Icelandic); The Boy and His Guardian (Greek); The Story of the Grateful Corpse (Persian); The Box with Bones (Israeli); Sila Czarevitch and Ivashka with the Shroud (Russian); Shaking-Head (Irish); The Companion (Norwegian); The Spirit of a Buried Man (Polish); The White Blackbird (Basque); Of Pippin King of the Franks (Swedish).
keywords: folklore folktales grateful dead mythology literature