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At the Font of the Marvelous: Exploring Oral Narrative and Mythic Imagery of the Iroquois and Their Neighbors

by Wonderley, Anthony

The folktales and myths of the Iroquois and their Algonquian neighbors rank among the most imaginatively rich and narratively coherent traditions in North America. Mostly recorded around 1900, these oral narratives preserve the voice and ...

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Australian legends and folklore

by Katie Langloh

<p>A neighbour of mine exclaimed, when I mentioned that I proposed making a small collection of the folklore legends of the tribe of blacks I knew so well living on this station, &quot;But have the blacks any legends?&quot;—thus showing that ...

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Babylonian Religion and Mythology

by L. W. King

<p>I take this Opportunity of expressing my indebt edness to the works of Delitzsch, Jensen, Gunkel, Zimmern, J eremias, J astrow, and others, and of thanking Dr. Wallis Budge for his great help in the preparation of the work.</p> ...

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Bad Clowns

by Benjamin Radford

<p>Bad clowns—those malicious misfits of the midway who terrorize, haunt, and threaten us—have long been a cultural icon. This book describes the history of bad clowns, why clowns go bad, and why many people fear them. Going beyond familiar ...

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Be a Real-Life Mermaid

Unleash Your Inner Siren with a Colorful Swimmable Tail, Seashell Jewelry and Decor, Glamorous Hair and Makeup, Fintastic Persona and More

by Virginia Hankins

<p><strong>THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS IS TO BE YOURSELF...UNLESS YOU CAN BE A MERMAID. THEN BE A MERMAID!</strong></p> <p>If you’re ready to trade legs for fins, <em>Be a Real-Life Mermaid</em> shows how to shell-ebrate your inner sea siren. ...

ISBN: 9781612437422

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Beasts of the Deep

Sea Creatures and Popular Culture

by Jon Hackett & Seán Harrington

<p>Beasts of the Deep: Sea Creatures and Popular Culture offers its readers an in-depth and interdisciplinary engagement with the sea and its monstrous inhabitants; through critical readings of folklore, weird fiction, film, music, radio and ...

ISBN: 9780861969395

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Beowulf's Ecstatic Trance Magic

Accessing the Archaic Powers of the Universal Mind

by Nicholas E. Brink, Ph.D.

<p>Use ecstatic trance to journey to the time of Beowulf and learn first hand the ancient magic of the early Nordic people</p> <p>• Reveals a hidden side to the epic of <em>Beowulf</em> through the perspective of Queen Wealhtheow</p> <p>• ...

ISBN: 9781591432180

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Bermuda Triangle

Real Life Mysteries: Unsolved Mysteries

by Albert Jack

<p>From the best-selling author of Red Herrings &amp; White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, They Laughed at Galileo, Mysterious World, New World Order and many more.....<br /> <br /> <strong>Try to See It from My Angle: The Bermuda Triangle<br ...

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Beside the Fire

A Collection of Irish Gaelic Folk Stories

by Douglas Hyde

<p>Irish and Scotch Gaelic folk-stories are, as a living form of literature, by this time pretty nearly a thing.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780243657087

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Betha Colaim Chille

Life of Columcille

by Manus O'donnell

<p>Of the following Life of Columcille, written by Manus O'Donnell in 1532, the first 157 sections were edited and translated by the late Richard Henebry, and sections 157 to 232, by A. O'Kelleher, in the Zeitschrift fur Celtische Philologie ...

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Bible Myths and Their Parallels in Other Religions

Being a Comparison of the Old and New Testament Myths and Miracles With Those of Heathen Nations of Antiquity, Considering Also Their Origin and Meaning

by T. W. Doane

<p>But little beyond the arrangement of this work is claimed as original. Ideas, phrases, and even whole paragraphs have been taken from the writings of others, and in most, if not in all cases, acknowledged; but with the thought in mind of the ...

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Birds in Legend, Fable and Folklore

by Ernest Ingersoll

<p>The ability in birds to speak implies knowledge, and Martha Young 2 gives us a view Of this logic prevailing among the old-time southern darkies.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780243644414

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Blake and the Assimilation of Chaos

by Gallant, Christine

<p>In all of his works Blake struggled with the question of how chaos can be assimilated into imaginative order. Blake's own answer changed in the course of his poetic career. Christine Gallant contends that during the ten year period of ...

ISBN: 9781400869084

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Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina

A Guide to Music Sites, Artists, and Traditions of the Mountains and Foothills

by Fred C. Fussell & Steve Kruger

<p>The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina are the heart of a region where traditional music and dance are performed and celebrated as nowhere else in America. This guide puts readers on the trail to discover many sites where the unique ...

ISBN: 9781469641478

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Boanerges

by J. Rendel Harris

<p>In two directions I should like to have improved the book; first, it has occasionally happened that a reference could not be verified, owing to the distance at which I live from the great libraries: second, it will be felt at many points, ...

ISBN: 9780259631217

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British Goblins

Welsh Folk-Lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions

by Wirt Sikes

<p>IN a certain sense Wales may be spoken of as the cradle of fairy legend. It is not now disputed that from the Welsh were borrowed many of the first subjects of composition in the literature of all the cultivated peoples of Europe.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780243844470

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By the Fire

Sami Folktales and Legends

by Emilie Demant Hatt

<p><strong>The first English publication of Sami folktales from Scandinavia collected and illustrated in the early twentieth century</strong></p> <p> </p> <p>Although versions of tales about wizards and magical reindeer from northern ...

ISBN: 9781452959573

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Caribbean Visions in Folktales

Roots of Transition in Schools

by Clement B. G. London

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ISBN: 9781477163016

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Carmina Gadelica

Hymns and Incantations, With Illustrative Notes on Words, Rites, and Customs, Dying and Obsolete; Orally Collected, in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and Translated Into English

by Alexander Carmichael

<p>This work consists of old lore collected during the last forty-four years. It forms a small part of a large mass of oral literature written down from the recital of men and women throughout the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, from Arran to

ISBN: 9780259730699

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Celtic Astrology from the Druids to the Middle Ages

by M.G. Boutet

<p>? Our understanding of Celtic astrology is based mainly on the speculations of modern authors—mostly drawn from classical Greek and Roman writings—and suffers from many misconceptions. European astrology uses the Greek model, containing many ...

ISBN: 9781476628691

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