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In 1893, Miss M. Roalfe Cox brought together, in a volume of the Folk-Lore Society, no less than 345 variants of 'Cinderella' and kindred stories showing how widespread this particular formula was throughout Europe and how substantially identical the various incidents as reproduced in each particular country.

 
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Joseph Jacobs
Joseph Jacobs
  • Born: August 29, 1854
  • Died: January 30, 1916
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Profession: Folklorist, Critic, Historian

Joseph Jacobs was an Australian folklorist, translator, literary critic, social scientist, historian and writer of English literature who became a notable collector and publisher of English folklore.

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