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Francisco Vaz de Silva sets out to reveal the symbolic framework of wondertales as a genre. The study underlines the stability of symbolic patterns in tales across space and time, as well as the evolution of the texts in tune with their contexts.
Diarmuid Ó Giolláin argues that influences from and the consequences of the expansion of powerful states beyond the bounds of Europe informed folkloristics as much as did conditions within.