Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

328: The Treasures of the Giant

      300-399 Supernatural Adversaries

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

Jack and the Beanstalk. The horse, the light, etc. Finally the giant is killed. Sometimes joined with Type 327. Cf also Types 531, 1525. I. Expeditions to the Giant. (a) The hero sets out to steal from a giant in order to get revenge for former…

Variants

328A: Jack and the Beanstalk

Examples

ATUAuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
328 Giambattista Basile ???? Italy English Corvetto
327B,328,1119,531 Giuseppe Pitrè 1870 Italy Sicilian Lu cavaddu 'nfatatu
327B,328,1119,531 Giuseppe Pitrè 1870 Italy Sicilian Lu cuntu di 'na Riggina

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