Snow White in Africa

  title={Snow White in Africa},
  author={S. Schmidt},
Abstract This paper discusses the three different groups of versions of the international tale type of Snow White in Africa: Arabian versions in North and East Africa, versions similar to oral Portuguese traditions in former Portuguese colonies and a mixture of Grimm derived texts and oral traditions from Southern Europe in Namibia. They are compared with an African tale that shares with them the same basic topic: the attacks on the life of an innocent, beautiful girl. This comparison shows the… Expand
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