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Tom Tit Tot:
An Essay on Savage Philosophy in Folk-Tale
by Edward Clodd


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What diversitie soever there be in herbs, all are shuffled up together under the ame of a sallade. Even so, upo the consideration of names, I will here huddle up a gallymafy of diverse articles.
~Of Names~
~Montaigne. tr. Florio.~

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

The Story of Tom Tit Tot

Variations of Tom Tit Tot

On the Diffusion of Stories

Incidental Features of Stories

Barbaric Ideas About Names

Magic Through Tangible Things

Magic Through Intangible Things

Taboo

Words of Power

The Name and the Soul

The text came from:

Clodd, Edward. Tom Tit Tot: An Essay on Savage Philosophy in Folk-Tale. London: Duckworth and Co. 1898.


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