Zoza e le altre che non sanno ridere


There are numerous female characters in fairy tales who do not smile. In their stories we can recognize variations of the myth of Demeter, in which laughter and obscenity are productive of life and fertility.

DOI Code: 10.1285/i22804250v13i1p151

Keywords: Baubò; Pentamerone; folktale; Rabelais; Propp

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