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Record #25701:

The Star Husband tale / Stith Thompson.

Title: The Star Husband tale / Stith Thompson.
Author(s): Thompson, Stith.
Date: 1953.
Publisher: Oslo: H.Aschehoug & Co (W.Nygaard)
In: Liber saecularis in honorem J. Qvigstadii. Pars I. (1953.),
Abstract: (Based on work of Mrs Gore Campbell). Summarises well-knit oral tale from 86 versions. Maps show 15 grouped characteristics: number of women; introductory action (wish for star husband, porcupine hunt...) and its circumstances; method of ascent (stretching tree, in sleep...); identity of husband (moon, sun, star...); his qualities; whether son resulted; nature of taboo broken; how sky-hole found; help in descent (none, bird, spider...); means of descent (basket, rope, fall...); results of descent (safe, killed, killed and revived...); explanatory elements; sequel (none, Star-Boy, return, war...); types of Star Husband. Most occurrences are Indian, but tale occurs among Smith Sound and Kodiak Inuit.
Notes:

In: Liber saecularis in honorem J. Qvigstadii. Pars I / Nils Lid, ed.

Keywords: 39 -- Ethnography: Eskimo.
398 -- Native peoples, folk beliefs and tales.
398.22 -- Sagas and historic legends.
T -- Social anthropology and ethnography.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
SPRI record no.: 25701

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