If you have heard or read the folktale “The Three Billy-goats Gruff,” you are aware of the existence of Norwegian folklore, and that it deals with trolls.
Simon Hughes examines erotic folktales—a less well known, and often censored, area of folklore—and presents a self-translated example from his work.
The Norwegian hulder-folk pursue Christian-folk – kidnapping their children, making them their partners and servants, and getting their help to steal food.
Trolls come in many shapes and sizes. No one description can fit them all. Is there a core of Trollness which we can uncover?
The motif of the discarded ring recovered from a fish appears in the folklore of various regions