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ISBN:
0299143643
Author:
Wolfgang Mieder
Category:
Mythology & Folk Tales
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English
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University of Wisconsin Press (July 15, 1994)
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The Wisdom of Many: Essays on the Proverb. New York: Garland Publishing. Hazel Kahn Keimowitz and Wolfgang Mieder. Burlington, Vermont: The Center for Holocaust Studies at the University of Vermont. The Holocaust: Introductory Essays.

The Wisdom of Many: Essays on the Proverb. Eds. David Scrase and W. Mieder.

More than twenty essays written by scholars of such diverse disciplines as folklore, literature, psychology, linguistics, and anthropology illustrate the significance of traditional proverbs and trace variations of proverbs over time, drawing on African, Chinese, Spanish, Finnish, Irish, and Yiddish examples. Wolfgang Mieder is professor of German and folklore and chair of the Department of German and Russian at the University of Vermont

More than twenty essays written by scholars of such diverse disciplines as folklore.

The Wisdom of Many book. The Wisdom of Many: Essays on the Proverb.

But the first reference in Greek does not really identify the originator of this rather obvious insight based on a common observation in nature. Most likely the proverb was already in oral communi-cation and it will never be known who uttered this concise piece of wisdom for the first time

More than twenty essays written by scholars of such diverse disciplines as folklore, literature, psychology, linguistics, and anthropology illustrate the significance of traditional proverbs and trace variations of proverbs over time, drawing on African, Chinese, Spanish, Finnish, Irish, and Yiddish examples.

Mieder, Wolfgang, and Alan Dundes (ed. The Wisdom of Many: Essays on the Proverb (Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1981). Milner, George B. Quadripartite Structures, Proverbium 14 (1969) 379-83. Dallas: Word Books, 1998). -. The Tree of Life. Brief Selected Bibliography: Top Picks 17 Nel, Philip J. The Structure and Ethos of the Wisdom Admonitions in Proverbs (Georg Fohrer (e.

The Nature Of Proverbs. By Wolfgang Mieder His famous essay "The Way to Wealth" (1758) contains 105 proverbs and . His famous essay "The Way to Wealth" (1758) contains 105 proverbs and became a folk manifest, so to speak, on solid business sense and ethics. Modern proverbs like "The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence," "One picture is worth a thousand words," "It takes two to tango" and others have all gained global distribution.

Mieder, Wolfgang and Alan Dundes. The Wisdom of Many: Essay on the Proverb. Excellent collection of classic articles on Proverbs

Mieder, Wolfgang and Alan Dundes. NY: Garland Publishing, Inc. 1981. This is a superb work!!! . Proverbs are Never Out of Season: Popular Wisdom in the Modern Age (New York: Oxford Univ. Excellent collection of classic articles on Proverbs.

Wolfgang Mieder, the world's foremost proverb expert, has . He has written over fifty books, including The Wisdom of Many: Essays on the Proverb, Tradition and Innovation in Folk Literature, and American Proverbs: A Study of Texts and Contexts. Библиографические данные. Proverbs Are Never Out of Season: Popular Wisdom in the Modern Age. Автор.

The Wisdom of Many explores research on proverbs of many cultures. More than twenty essays written by scholars of such diverse disciplines as folklore, literature, psychology, linguistics, and anthropology illustrate the significance of traditional proverbs and trace variations of proverbs over time, drawing on African, Chinese, Spanish, Finnish, Irish, and Yiddish examples.