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The Lost Tomb of King Arthur

The Search for Camelot and the Isle of Avalon

by Graham Phillips

<p>One man’s journey to uncover the final resting place of the historical King Arthur</p> <p>• Pinpoints the exact locations of Arthur’s tomb, the ruins of Camelot, and the sword Excalibur using literary research and the latest geophysics ...

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The Mabinogion

by Sir Owen Morgan Edwards

<p>More than half a century ago Lady Charlotte Guest gave The Mabinogion to English readers in the form which, probably, will ever most delight them. Her transcript of the Red Book of Hergest was not perfect, she found the meaning of many a ...

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The Meaning of Myth in World Cultures

by Michael Buonanno

<p>Mythology—circulated in sacred stories (myths) and their reenactments (rituals)—is the basis of any society’s religion, and religion is an essential key to identity. Mythology’s meaning depends on the elaboration of identity in cultural ...

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The Memory of Odin

by Jason R. Forbus

<p>It is the third and final year of Fimbulvetr, the long and cold winter that precedes the end of the Nine Worlds. Midgard lies asleep under a thick layer of ice and snow. The city of men have fallen prey to ravenous wolf packs and bloodthirsty

ISBN: 9788833460987

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The Men of the Last Frontier

by Grey Owl

<p>In 1931 Grey Owl published his first book, <em>The Men of the Last Frontier</em>, a work that is part memoir, part history of the vanishing wilderness in Canada, and part compendium of animal and First Nations tales and lore. A passionate, ...

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The Mermaid Handbook

An Alluring Treasury of Literature, Lore, Art, Recipes, and Projects

by Carolyn Turgeon

<p>Answer the enchanting siren call of the mermaid with this comprehensive, lavishly illustrated and intricately designed one-of-a-kind lifestyle compendium from the editor in chief of <em>Faerie Magazine</em> and author of <em>The Faerie ...

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The Metamorphoses Vol. I

by Ovid

<p>The Metamorphoses of Ovid are a compendium of the Mythological narratives of ancient Greece and Rome, so ingeniously framed, as to embrace a large amount of information upon almost every subject connected with the learning, traditions, ...

ISBN: 9786050407389

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The Mystery of Spring-Heeled Jack

From Victorian Legend to Steampunk Hero

by John Matthews

<p>An extensive investigation of the origins and numerous sightings of the mysterious and terrifying figure known as Spring-Heeled Jack</p> <p>• Shares original 19th-century newspaper accounts of Spring-Heeled Jack encounters as well as 20th ...

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The Myth and Mystery of UFOs

by Thomas E. Bullard

When United Airlines workers reported a UFO at O'Hare Airport in November 2006, it was met with the typical denials and hush-up that usually accompany such sightings. But when a related story broke the record for hits at the Chicago Tribune's ...

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The Mythic Journey

Use Myths, Fairy Tales, and Folklore to Explain Life's Mysteries

by Liz Greene & Juliet Sharman-Burke

<p>Greek gods, Norse heroes, Polynesian tricksters, and Native American warriors—they all have lessons to teach us.</p> <p>Since the beginning of time, human beings have relied on myths, fairy tales, and fables to explain life’s mysteries. ...

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The Origin Myth of Acoma Pueblo

by Edward Proctor Hunt & Peter Nabokov

<p><strong>A masterpiece of Pueblo Indian mythology, now in a restored edition</strong></p> <p>Edward Proctor Hunt, a Pueblo Indian man, was born in 1861 in the mesa-top village of Acoma, New Mexico, and initiated into several secret societies,

ISBN: 9780698179578

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The Other Within

The Genius of Deformity in Myth, Culture, and Psyche

by Daniel Deardorff

<p>Daniel Deardorff knows otherness firsthand. This highly regarded “singer” in the old sense of that word—musician, storyteller, maker of ritual—had polio as an infant and has used a wheelchair most of his life, giving him a lived perspective ...

ISBN: 9781623173586

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The Politics of Magic

DEFA Fairy-Tale Films

by Qinna Shen

From Paul Verhoeven’s <i>The Cold Heart</i> in 1950 to Konrad Petzold’s <i>The Story of the Goose Princess and Her Loyal Horse Falada</i> in 1989, East Germany’s state-sponsored film company, DEFA (Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft), produced ...

ISBN: 9780814339046

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The Practice of Folklore

Essays toward a Theory of Tradition

by Simon J. Bronner

<p>Despite predictions that commercial mass culture would displace customs of the past, traditions firmly abound, often characterized as folklore. In <em>The Practice of Folklore: Essays toward a Theory of Tradition</em>, author Simon J. Bronner

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The Queen Must Live: Mythic Patterns of Royalty, Sexuality, and Mortality

by Neil D. Isaacs

<p>"The Queen Must Live" is a study of the eternal struggle between male strengths and female powers. Stories from every corner of the globe and throughout millennia reconstruct the mythic and ritual scenarios of this struggle. The object, ...

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The Queen of the Air

by Ruskin

<p>Ah, masters of modern science, give me back my Athena out of your vials, and seal, if it may be, once more, Asmodeus therein. You have divided the elements, and united them; enslaved them upon the earth, and discerned them in the stars. Teach

ISBN: 9788892518919

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The Raven and the Totem:: Alaska Native Myths and Legends

by John Smelcer

<p>This is a collection of Alaska Native folklore and mythology. All the various regions and tribal groups are represented in this collection. The collector is John Smelcer who is a writer, poet, and folklorist and who is himself a member of an ...

ISBN: 9781936135134

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The Sea in the Greek Imagination

by Marie-Claire Beaulieu

<p>The sea is omnipresent in Greek life. Visible from nearly everywhere, the sea represents the life and livelihood of many who dwell on the islands and coastal areas of the Mediterranean, and it has been so since long ago—the sea loomed large ...

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The Soul of the Indian

by Charles A. Eastman

<p>Eastman was a Native American physician, writer, national lecturer, and reformer. He was of Santee Sioux and Anglo-American ancestry. Active in politics and issues on American Indian rights, he worked to improve the lives of youths, and ...

ISBN: 9781515413615

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The story of the Tuatha de Danaan

by Lady I. A. Gregory

<p>It was in a mist the Tuatha de Danaan, the people of the gods of Dana, or as some called them, the Men of Dea, came through the air and the high air to Ireland.<br /> It was from the north they came; and in the place they came from they had ...

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