German Folklore and Popular Culture: Das Kloster. Scheible

A collection of magical and occult texts, chapbooks, folklore, popular superstition and fairy tales of the German Renaissance compiled by Stuttgart antiquarian Johann Scheible between 1845 and 1849. An accessible introduction to German folklore, this collection provides numerous examples of German folkways, presents a wide ranging selection of texts, and provides insight into the pervasive influence of German folklore on literature and popular culture.