Tuesday, July 2, 2013

For Public Use Only: Hungarian folktales in English

I made this bibliography for one of my workshops last year, and after the post about the Archives I remembered to finally post it online.
Ta-da! Consume with care.

Hungarian folktales in English

Benedek, E. (1990). The tree that reached the sky. Budapest: Corvina.

Biro, V. (1992). Hungarian folk-tales. Oxford University Press.
Dégh, L. (1965). Folktales of Hungary. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
Dégh, L. (1996). Hungarian folktales: the art of Zsuzsanna Palkó. University Press of Mississippi.
Dorson, R.M. (1978). Folktales from around the world. University of Chicago Press.
Henry, J.W. & Kriza, J. (1889). The folk-tales of the Magyars. London.
Hoffmann, P. & Bíró, G. (1969). The money hat and other Hungarian folk tales. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press.
Illyés, Gy. (1964). Once upon a time: forty Hungarian folk-tales. Budapest: Corvina Press.
MacDonald, M.R. (2007). Little Rooster’s Diamond Button. Albert Whitman & Co.
Manning-Sanders, R. (1968). The glass man and the golden bird: Hungarian folk and fairy tales. Oxford University Press.
Molnár, I. (2001). One-time dog market at Buda – and other Hungarian folktales. North Haven, CT: Linnet Books.
Orczy, E. (1895). Old Hungarian fairy-tales. London: Dean & Son / Wolf & Co.

Ortutay, Gy. (1962). Hungarian folk tales. Budapest: Corvina.
The princess that saw everything (Mindent látó királylány). (1998). Budapest: Móra kiadó.
Wass, A. (1972). Selected Hungarian folk tales. Astor Park, FL: Danubian Press, Inc.

Selected Hungarian literature in English
('selected' as in: these are books I would recommend)

Gárdonyi, G. (1970). Slave of the Huns. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill.
Gárdonyi, G. (1991). The eclipse of the crescent moon. Budapest: Corvina.
Leader, N.A.M. (2011). Hungarian classical ballads: and their folklore. Cambridge University Press.
Makkai, A. (1996). In quest of miracle stag: the poetry of Hungary. Atlantis Centaur.
Móra, F. (1964). The Gold Coffin. Budapest: Corvina Press.
Örkény, I. (2006). One minute stories. Budapest: Corvina.
Szabó, M. (2008). The gift of the wondrous fig tree: a fairy tale. Budapest: Európa Könyvkiadó.
Szerb, A. (2010). Love in a bottle. Budapest: Pushkin Press.

Out now!
(As in, shameless self promotion. But it has Hungarian folktales in it. Quite a few.)

Zalka, Cs. V. (2013). Tales of superhuman powers: 55 folktales from around the world. McFarland Publishing.

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