Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

510: Cinderella and Cap o' Rushes

      500-559 Supernatural Helpers

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

I. The Persecuted Heroine. (a) The heroine is abused by her stepmother and stepsisters and (a1) stays on the hearth or in the ashes and, (a2) is dressed in rough clothing - cap of rushes, wooden cloak, etc., (b) flees in disguise from her father who…

Variants

510A: Persecuted Heroine

The two stepsisters. The stepdaughter at the grave of her own mother, who helps her (milks the cow, shakes the apple-tree, helps the old man; cf. Type 480). Three fold visit to church (dance). Slipper test. See analysis: I a; II a, b; III a; IV a; V.

510B: Unnatural Love

Present of the father who wants to marry his own daughter. The maiden as servant of the prince, who throws various objects at her. The three-fold visit to the church and the forgotten shoe. Marriage. Cf. Type 451. See analysis: I b, III a; IV (a), b;…

Examples

ATUAuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
510A Giambattista Basile ???? Italy English Cenerentola
510B Giambattista Basile ???? Italy English The She-Bear
510A Charles Perrault / Andrew Lang 1889 France English Cinderella; or, The Little Glass Slipper
327B,510A Madame d'Aulnoy 1697 France French Finette Cendron
510B Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm / Margaret Hunt 1884 Germany English All-kinds-of-fur
510 Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm / Margaret Hunt 1884 Germany English The true bride
510A Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English Katie Woodencloak
510A Božena Němcová 1845 Czech Republic Czech O Popelce
313H,510A Alexander Afanasyev ???? Russia English Baba Yaga
510A Александр Афанасьев 1855 Russia Russian Чернушка
510 Giuseppe Pitrè 1870 Italy Sicilian La picuredda
510A,480 Giuseppe Pitrè 1870 Italy Sicilian Gràttula-beddàttula
510 Giuseppe Pitrè 1870 Italy Sicilian Pilusedda
510A Francesc Maspons Labrós ???? Spain English The Fire-blower
510A Consiglieri Pedroso / Henriqueta Monteiro 1882 Portugal English The Hearth-Cat

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