Introduction to Paremiology: A Comprehensive Guide to Proverb Studies
Publisher: De Gruyter Open 2015
Number of pages: 382
This handbook introduces key elements of the philological research area called paremiology (the study of proverbs). It presents the main subject area as well as the current status of paremiological research. The basic notions, among others, include defining proverbs, main proverb features, origin, collecting and categorization of proverbs.
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