“Allison Gross”

Author: unknown
Keywords: magic witch shape-changing seduction curse

Description

Allison Gross, a hideous witch, takes the singer prisoner and tries to induce him to love her. When he refuses, she turns him to a worm (with other sundry curses). He is at last freed by an elven queen

Cross references

References

  1. Child 35, "Allison Gross" (1 text)
  2. Leach, pp. 128-131, "Alison Gross" (1 text, with a Danish (?) text for comparison)
  3. OBB 12, "Alison Gross" (1 text)
  4. PBB 17, "Allison Gross" (1 text)
  5. DBuchan 5, "Allison Gross" (1 text)
  6. DT 35, ALIGROSS
  7. ADDITIONAL: Walter de la Mare, _Come Hither_, revised edition, 1928; #419, "Allison Gross" (1 text)
  8. Roud #3212
  9. BI, C035