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Mythology

by Thomas Bulfinch

<p>Bulfinch's Mythology is a collection of general audience works by American Latinist and banker Thomas Bulfinch, named after him and published after his death in 1867. </p> ...

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Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

by E. M. Berens

Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome - Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult ...

ISBN: 9786050453898

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Myths of the Rune Stone

Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America

by David M. Krueger

<p>What do our myths say about us? Why do we choose to believe stories that have been disproven? David M. Krueger takes an in-depth look at a legend that held tremendous power in one corner of Minnesota, helping to define both a community’s and ...

ISBN: 9781452945439

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Native American Legends: Stories Of The Hopi Indians Vol One

by G.W. Mullins

<p>Native American Indian culture is known for its rich oral traditions. In many cases there were no written languages to document their histories. The tribes relied on verbal communication to share their customs, history, rituals and legends. ...

ISBN: 1230002105895

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Nature, Culture and Gender

Re-reading the folktale

by P. Mary Vidya Porselvi

<p>Folktales in India have been told, heard, read and celebrated for many centuries. In breaking new ground, Indian folktales have been reread and examined in the light of the Mother Earth discourse as it manifests in the lifeworlds of women, ...

ISBN: 9781317196655

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New Approaches to Teaching Folk and Fairy Tales

by Christa Jones & Claudia Schwabe

<p>*New Approaches to Teaching Folk and Fairy Tales *provides invaluable hands-on materials and pedagogical tools from an international group of scholars who share their experiences in teaching folk- and fairy-tale texts and films in a wide ...

ISBN: 9781607324812

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New Mexico Myths and Legends

The True Stories behind History’s Mysteries

by Barbara Marriott Ph.D

<p>Part of our new and growing Myths, Mysteries and Legends series, <em>Myths, Mysteries and Legends of New Mexico</em> explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in the Land of Enchantment's history. Each episode included in the ...

ISBN: 9781493015856

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New Orleans Vampires

History and Legend

by Marita Woywod Crandle

<p>New Orleans has a reputation as a home for creatures of the night. Popular books, movies and television shows have cemented the city's connection to vampires in public imagination. In the early days of Louisiana's colonization, rumors swirled

ISBN: 9781439662700

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New York State Folklife Reader

Diverse Voices

by Elizabeth Tucker & Ellen McHale

<p>Contributions from Robert Baron, Edith Bills, Dee Britton, Varick Chittenden, Lynn Case Ekfelt, Valerie Feschet, Ryn Gargulinski, Curtis Harris, Gus Hedlund, Dale W. Johnson, Kay Kennedy, Leota Lone Dog, Elena Martinez, Karen M. McCurdy, ...

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Not That Bad

Dispatches from rape culture

by Roxane Gay

<p>In this valuable and revealing anthology, cultural critic and bestselling author Roxane Gay collects original and previously published pieces that address what it means to live in a world where women have to measure the harassment, violence, ...

ISBN: 9781760637361

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O'odham Creation and Related Events

As Told to Ruth Benedict in 1927

by Donald M. Bahr

<p><strong>The origin stories of the O’odham (Pima) Indians</strong> of Arizona are renowned for their beauty and complexity but have been collected in only a handful of books. This volume—the third full O’odham telling of ancientness to appear ...

ISBN: 9780816536382

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Occidental Mythology

by Joseph Campbell

<p><em><strong>Explore the power of myth as it flowered in the ancient Near East and the Classical World</strong></em></p> <p>In this third volume of The Masks of God — Joseph Campbell’s major work of comparative mythology — the preeminent ...

ISBN: 9781611780031

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Old Celtic Romances

Including the Three Sorrows of Irish Storytelling

by P. W. Joyce

<p>First published in 1879, this famous treasury of tales from Celtic mythology has long been regarded as a classic in the field. The book was compiled by a noted folklorist who selected and translated the tales from rare Gaelic manuscripts into

ISBN: 9780486826301

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Old Ways, Old Secrets

Pagan Ireland: Myth * Landscape * Tradition

by Jo Kerrigan

<p><em>In a land like ours, the old beliefs bring pleasure and wisdom…</em></p> <p>Exploring the legends, special places and treasured practices of old, Jo Kerrigan reveals a rich world beneath Ireland’s modern layers.</p> <p>So many of ...

ISBN: 9781847177544

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On Gide's PROMETHEE: Private Myth and Public Mystification

by Weinberg, Kurt

<p>Through a careful rendering of the text, deciphering its hidden ironies, Mr. Weinberg sees <i>Prom&#233;th&#233;e</i> as a modern allegory, a parable wrought of allusions, symbols, and images drawn from classical antiquity and calvinist ...

ISBN: 9781400871698

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Operative Witchcraft

Spellwork and Herbcraft in the British Isles

by Nigel Pennick

<p>A comprehensive look at the history and practices of rural English witchcraft</p> <p>• Explores witch’s familiars and fetches, animal magic, and the forms of witchcraft practiced by rural tradespeople, such as blacksmiths, herbalists, and ...

ISBN: 9781620558454

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Oral Literature in the Digital Age

Archiving Orality and Connecting with Communities

by Mark Turin (editor), Claire Wheeler (editor) & Eleanor Wilkinson (editor)

<p>Thanks to ever-greater digital connectivity, interest in oral traditions has grown beyond that of researcher and research subject to include a widening pool of global users. When new publics consume, manipulate and connect with field ...

ISBN: 9781909254336

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Origin Tales Of The Native American Indians

by G.W. Mullins

<p>Native American Mythology began long before the European settlers arrived on North American soil. The most popular of these myths usually are the ones dealing with Origins of people, places and things. These myths deal with both how the ...

ISBN: 1230002147826

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Original Magic

The Rituals and Initiations of the Persian Magi

by Stephen E. Flowers, Ph.D.

<p>A complete guide to the theory, practice, and history of Mazdan magic, the first organized system of magic</p> <p>• Provides a complete curriculum of magical study and initiation centered on exercises keyed to the sacred Zoroastrian ...

ISBN: 9781620556450

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Orion and the Conqueror

by Ben Bova

<p>Orion—more than human, less than a god, cast away on the seas of Time to do battle among the godlike Creators for the future of mankind. Now the eternal warrior finds himself separated from his great love, Anya, and marooned in Macedonia ...

ISBN: 9781370357581

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