400-459 Supernatural or Enchanted Wife (Husband) or Other Relative
300-749 TALES OF MAGIC
Cf. also Types 430, 432, and 441. I. The Monster as Husband. (a) A monster is born because of a hasty wish of the parents. (b) He is a man at night. (c) A girl promises herself as bride to the monster, (c1) to recover stolen clothes or jewels, (c2)…
The maiden on quest for her vanished bridegroom. Various introductions: Present from journey, father promises daughter or daughter promises self. Jephthah's vow. Attempt to evade promise. Sometimes: louse fattened (Cf. Type 621). Sometimes the…
Present from journey or other promise to supernatural husband, marriage. Tabu broken. Search for vanished husband leads to house of witch who has enchanted him. Heroine as servant, given difficult or impossible tasks. Sometimes visits to second witch…
Father stays overnight in mysterious palace and takes a rose. Must promise daughter to animal (or she goes voluntarily). Tabu: overstaying at home. She finds the husband almost dead. Disenchants him by embrace. (No search, no tasks.) Analysis I b, c,…
I. Introductions: (a) A prince learns from an old woman's malediction about his birth and his future [M301.2.1, S375]. He masks as stable boy at the palace [K1816.0.3]. He and the princess elope [T91.6.4]. A bird steals a jewel and he pursues,…
Enchanted husband (not animal) found in underground palace. Tabu: looking, keyhole or padlock on body which discloses strange objects. She cries out and awakens the husband. Search following ball of yarn [H1226.4]. She gives birth to child in a…
Girl promised to animal: Jepththah's vow [S241]. Gift from the journey or king lost in forest. Girl rides away on animal's tail.
Looking tabu. Various tests in hell.
Gift from the journey. Snake husband. At separation she is given magic hairs and a ring or jewel as life index. She wanders disguised as a man. Tested as to whether she is man or woman [H1578.1]. Attempted seduction by queen. Husband arrives at…
Looking tabu. Padlock or keyhole in husband's body with extraordinary things within. Wife cries out and wakes him. At separation wife is pregnant. Spell broken at birth of child. Cf. 425E.
Tabus: skin burning, looking, gossiping. Heroine in service at palace given difficult tasks (cf. Type 425B). Would-be seducers enchanted (cf. Type 313).
|425||Giambattista Basile||????||Italy||English||The Golden Root|
|425A||Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm / Margaret Hunt||1884||Germany||English||The iron stove|
|425||Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent||1859||Norway||English||East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon|
|425D||Giuseppe Pitrè||1870||Italy||Sicilian||Mandruni e Mandruna|
|425||Giuseppe Pitrè||1870||Italy||Sicilian||Lu Re d'Anìmmulu|
|425,884||Giuseppe Pitrè||1870||Italy||Sicilian||Rusina 'Mperatrici|
|425||Giuseppe Pitrè||1870||Italy||Sicilian||Lu surciteddu cu la cuda fitusa|
|425||Giuseppe Pitrè||1870||Italy||Sicilian||Lu 'Mperaturi Scursuni|
|425C||Consiglieri Pedroso / Henrietta Monteiro||1882||Portugal||English||The Maiden and the Beast|
|425D,433B||Adolfo Coelho||1879||Portugal||Portuguese||O Príncipe Sapo|
|425||Paul Sébillot||1883||France||French||Les petites Coudées|