Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification Index


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification Index


A digitized reiteration of the ATU folktale classification index.


Nicole Dreste

Collection Items

Originally written by Madame de Villeneuve, Beauty and the Beast is a tale about a merchant who comes across misfortune when he takes a rose from a garden for his youngest daughter, and draws the ire of a monstrous beast. In penance, he must exchange…

A tale about three pigs who all build houses to live in. One builds his of straw, another with sticks, and the third with bricks. A wolf is able to come along and blow down all but the last house, which was made with effort and foresight, unlike…

An epic story about how a poor commoner without any direction in life finds a magic lamp with the help of his evil uncle, marries a princess, loses everything, and gets it all back. This story shares many likenesses and themes with other "wishing…
View all 3 items