Marian Roalfe Cox

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Marian Roalfe Cox (1860-1916) was an English folklorist who pioneered studies in Morphology for the fairy tale Cinderella.

In 1893, after being commissioned by the Folklore Society of Britain, she produced Cinderella: Three Hundred and Forty-Five Variants of Cinderella, Catskin and, Cap O' Rushes, Abstracted and Tabulated with a Discussion of Medieval Analogues and Notes, a seminal work in the study of Cinderella, introduced by Andrew Lang.[1] Prior to anthologization and folklore indices, she identified five broad types:[1]

She also wrote An Introduction to Folk-Lore.


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