Aarne-Thompson-Uther (ATU) - Types of Folktales

59: Fox and the Sour Grapes

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Pretends that the grapes he cannot reach are sour.


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Text titleATULanguageAuthorOriginPublication Date
Лисица и виноград59RussianИван КрыловRussia0
La Zorra y las Uvas 59SpanishFélix María SamaniegoSpain_
Ἀλώπηξ καὶ βότρυς59Ancient GreekΑἴσωποςGreece_
*I vos ende i besie59Middle Dutch_Netherlands1300
Con cáo và chùm nho59Vietnamese_Vietnam_
Лисица и виноград59RussianЛ.Н. ТолстойRussia_
Le Renard et les Raisins59FrenchJean de La FontaineFrance0
De Vulpe et Uva59LatinPhaedrusItaly41

External Examples

Without Title 59 Netherlands 1201 Nederlandse VolksverhalenBank
Signifying Monkey 59 African-American Internet Archive

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