Protagonists’ Identification Formulae in the Irish Oral Tradition and in Russian Magical Folktale

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Abstract

The article compares an Old Irish saga Cath Muige Mucrame with a Russian folktale 'The dream that has never been told' with a particular reference to Stith Thompsons's folklore motifs H 161.0.1 'Recognition of person among identical companions' and H 1567.1.1 'Test of leadership (obedience) by swallowing a mouse without vomiting'. Propp's methodology is applied to explain the protagonist's multiplication device central to both tales.
Translated title of the contributionProtagonists’ Identification Formulae in the Irish Oral Tradition and in Russian Magical Folktale
LanguageRussian
Title of host publicationМагия формулы
Subtitle of host publicationМатериалы круглого стола
EditorsTatyana Mikhailova
Place of PublicationMoscow
Pages58-70
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventMagic of the formula - Institute of Linguistics Studies, Moscow, Russian Federation
Duration: 6 Nov 20096 Nov 2009

Seminar

SeminarMagic of the formula
CountryRussian Federation
CityMoscow
Period6/11/096/11/09

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Protagonist
Sagas
Folklore
Motifs
Oral Tradition
Companionship
Folktales
Methodology
Mouse
Obedience
Person

Keywords

  • Vladimir Propp
  • Stith Thompson
  • Multiplication device
  • Folktale
  • Folklore motifs
  • Folklore functions

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Fomin, Maxim. / Формулы идентифицирования персонажей в ирландской нарративной традиции и в русской волшебной сказке. Магия формулы: Материалы круглого стола. editor / Tatyana Mikhailova. Moscow, 2009. pp. 58-70
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Fomin, M 2009, Формулы идентифицирования персонажей в ирландской нарративной традиции и в русской волшебной сказке. in T Mikhailova (ed.), Магия формулы: Материалы круглого стола. Moscow, pp. 58-70, Magic of the formula, Moscow, Russian Federation, 6/11/09.

Формулы идентифицирования персонажей в ирландской нарративной традиции и в русской волшебной сказке. / Fomin, Maxim.

Магия формулы: Материалы круглого стола. ed. / Tatyana Mikhailova. Moscow, 2009. p. 58-70.

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