Complete story list

Complete List of morals from the fables we’ve read

Complete list of all Fables, Folktales, Fairy Tales, Analogues, and Myths we’re reading this semester:

Introduction to Fables – p 1-5
Androcles and the Lion – p 5
What is a fable?
The Ant and the Grasshopper – p 7c
The Crow and the Pitcher – p 8
Clever Crows Prove Aesop’s Fable Is More Than Fiction by Hadley Leggett
The Frogs and the Well – p 10
Mercury and the Woodman – p 11
The Milkmaid and Her Pail – p 12
The North Wind and the Sun – p 13
The Old Man and Death – p 14
The Fox and the Grapes – p 15
The Fox and the Crow – p 16
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse – p 18
The City Mouse and the Country Mouse – p 19
Chanticleer and Renard the Fox – p 21
How the Leopard Got Its Spots – p. 23
The Foolish Lion and the Clever Rabbit – p. 24
The Marsh Crow and the City Crow – p 26
Coyote Fights a Lump of Pitch – p 27

Introduction to Folktales – p 69-70
It Could Always Be Worse – p 78
Wisdom or Luck? – p 80
The Tinker and the Ghost  – p 85-88
Other versions of The Tinker and the Ghost
Godfather Death – p 90-93
The Lost Horse – p 72
The Man Who Had No Story – p 94-97
The Black Cloth –  p 101-104
Women – p 109-110
East of the Sun, West of the Moon – p 113-120

Introduction to Fairy Tales – pp. 165-168
Hansel and Gretel – p 188-195
Little Red Riding Hood – p 196-199
Little Red Riding Hood – 18th century French version – in The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History by Robert Darnton  –  p 9-10
Tale Type 333
Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs – p 200-207
Cinderella – p 212-219
Mother Hulda – p 209-210
“’Rapunzel:’ The Fairy Tale as Representation of a Maturation Process by Max Luthi – p 511- 519
Rapunzel – p 220-223
Rapunzel – Grimm brothers’ 1857 version trans. by D.L. Ashliman
Comparison of the 1812 version of “Rapunzel” to the 1857 version
Tale Type 310
Rumpelstiltskin – p 228-231
The Sleeping Beauty – p 232-235
The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood by Charles Perrault

Introduction to Analogues – pp 297
The Algonquin Cinderella – pp 308-311
Demane and Demazana – p 312-314
Death and the Doctor – pp 324-325

Introduction to Myths – p 343-346
The Genesis Creation Story – pp 347-351
Adam, Eve, and the Serpent – pp 352-354
The Tower of Babel – p 355
Greek Creation Story – pp 356-357
Prometheus and Pandora – p 373-376
Apollo and Daphne – p 377-379
Actaeon – p 380-383
Pyramus and Thisbe – p 384-386
Orpheus and Eurydice – p 387-389
Pygmalion – p 390-393

List of morals from the fables we’ve read:

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
(Androcles & the Lion)

It is best to prepare for the days of necessity.
(The Ant & the Grasshopper)

Necessity is the mother of invention.
(The Crow and the Pitcher)

Look before you leap.
(The Frogs and the Well)

Honesty is the best policy.
(Mercury and the Woodman)

Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
(The Milkmaid and her Pail)

Persuasion is better than force.
(The North Wind and the Sun)

We would often be sorry if our wishes were granted.
(The Old Man and Death)

Any fool can despise what he cannot get.
(The Fox and the Grapes)

Do not trust flatterers.
(The Fox and the Crow)

Better Beans and bacon in peace, than cakes and ale in fear.
(The City Mouse and the Country Mouse)

If brute force fails, wit finds a way.
(The Foolish Lion and the Clever Rabbit)

Limit your aims to your capabilities.
(The Marsh Crow and the City Crow)

No stated moral:
Chanticleer and Renard the Fox or The Trickster Tricked
How the Leopard Got Its Spots
Coyote Fights a Lump of Pitch

Of interest:
Favorite Folktales from Around the World by Jane Yolen
Grimm brothers home page – D.L. Ashliman

Introduction to Fairy Tales – pp. 165-168
Once Upon a Time by Joan Acocella
Hansel and Gretel – p 188-195
Little Red Riding Hood – p 196-199
Little Red Riding Hood as told by Charles Perrault
Little Red Riding Hood – 18th century French version – in The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History by Robert Darnton  –  p 9-10
Tale Type 333
Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs – p 200-207
Cinderella – p 212-219
Mother Hulda – p 209-210
Practicing Medicine Can Be Grimm Work by Valerie Gribben
“’Rapunzel:’ The Fairy Tale as Representation of a Maturation Process by Max Luthi – p 511- 519
Rapunzel – p 220-223
Rapunzel – Grimm brothers’ 1857 version trans. by D.L. Ashliman
The Godchild of the Fairy in the Tower. The Borzoi Book of French Folk Tales by Paul Delarue Austin E. Fife, translator. New York: Alfred E. Knopf, 1956.
Comparison of the 1812 version of “Rapunzel” to the 1857 version
Tale Type 310
Rumpelstiltskin – p 228-231
The Sleeping Beauty – p 232-235
The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood by Charles Perrault

Introduction to Myths – p 343-346
The Genesis Creation Story – pp 347-351
Adam, Eve, and the Serpent – pp 352-354
The Good Book’s Great Prose Lesson by Robert Alter
Why the King James Bible Endures by Charles McGrath
The Tower of Babel – p 355
Greek Creation Story – pp 356-357
Prometheus and Pandora – p 373-376
Apollo and Daphne – p 377-379
Actaeon – p 380-383
Pyramus and Thisbe – p 384-386
Orpheus and Eurydice – p 387-389
Pygmalion – p 390-393

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