Turandot's Sisters represents the culmination of more than a century's research on the riddle-tale subgenre by a small but distinguished group of folklorists. It focuses on the interpretation of riddles, especially the role of riddles in courtship ritual.
1. The Comparative Study of Folktales 2. Riddle Tales from Literary Sources 3. The Princess Who Can Not Solve the Riddle 4. Neck Riddles and Other Riddle Tales 5. Riddle Themes 6. Wisdom Tales 7. Riddles in Folk Societies 8. The Style of the Tale