The Innkeeper's Beautiful Daughter. A Study of Sixteen Romance Language Versions of ATU 709

@inproceedings{Oriol2008TheIB,
  title={The Innkeeper's Beautiful Daughter. A Study of Sixteen Romance Language Versions of ATU 709},
  author={Carme Oriol},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract The article studies sixteen Romance language versions of tale-type ATU 709 that present the same initial motif: the heroine is the daughter or step-daughter of a beautiful innkeeper. This motif determines the development of the tale and conveys a more realistic character to its versions, unlike what happens in other ones that contain greater doses of fantasy. In the study, an analysis of the tale's structure leads to the observation that all versions rely on the repetition of a basic… Expand
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