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Fairy Lore

Author : D. L. Ashliman
ISBN : 0313333491
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Defines and classifies types of fairies; reviews sample texts; analyzes the role of fairies in art, film, and popular culture; and includes a glossary and a bibliography.

Greek And Roman Folklore

Author : Graham Anderson
ISBN : 0313335753
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 53. 34 MB
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The Greek and Roman world is often noted for the rationalism of a few outstanding thinkers. This book is about the traditional superstitions, beliefs, taboos, folk-remedies, ghost stories, and folk tales that haunted the rest. It defines and categorizes types of classical folklore, provides examples and texts, reviews scholarship and criticism, and discusses the importance of folklore in the ancient world. The volume closes with a glossary, a bibliography of print and electronic sources, and an extensive index.

Children S Folklore

Author : Elizabeth Tucker
ISBN : 9780313341892
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 73. 23 MB
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Offers students and general readers an introduction to children's folklore.

Chicano Folklore

Author : María Herrera-Sobek
ISBN : 0313333254
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 42. 98 MB
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Gives students a thorough introduction to Chicano folklore and its presence in literature and contemporary society.

Story

Author : Jacqueline S. Thursby
ISBN : 0313334307
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 87. 8 MB
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Offers a convenient, systematic introduction to story as a folklore genre, and discusses the significance of story in popular culture.

Folk And Fairy Tales

Author : D. L. Ashliman
ISBN : 0313328102
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 73. 42 MB
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Just about everyone is familiar with folk and fairy tales. These forms of folklore are taught to children and repeatedly appear in one version or another in movies, literature, popular culture, and everyday life. But while folk and fairy tales are so pervasive, most people have only a vague understanding of them. Written by a leading expert, this reference is a valuable introduction for students and general readers. It examines folk and fairy tales as a folklore genre, discusses specific examples from around the world, explores the varied manifestations of folk and fairy tales throughout world culture, reviews critical and scholarly approaches, and cites works for further reading.

Slavic Folklore

Author : Natalie O. Kononenko
ISBN : 0313336105
Genre : History
File Size : 67. 71 MB
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Overviews Slavic folklore and discusses its role in literature and contemporary culture.

Foodways And Folklore

Author : Jacqueline S. Thursby
ISBN : 0313341737
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 33. 65 MB
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A comprehensive introduction to the folklore of food from the early Native American cultures to the multicultural cuisine of the present day.

Hoodoo Voodoo And Conjure

Author : Jeffrey E. Anderson
ISBN : 0313342210
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure are part of a mysterious world of magic that has long captured the popular imagination. This book is a convenient introduction to the subject for students and general readers. An opening chapter defines and classifies these magical beliefs and practices. This is followed by a wide range of examples and texts illustrating the richness of this spiritual tradition. The volume additionally discusses the presence of hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure in popular culture, whether in literary works or in such films as The Skeleton Key, and it overviews the scholarly treatment of the topic. The volume closes with a glossary and bibliography.

South Asian Folklore

Author : Frank J. Korom
ISBN : IND:30000109142046
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 45. 61 MB
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Gives students and general readers a thorough introduction to South Asian folklore and provides a wide range of legends, tales, myths, riddles, jokes, and other examples.

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