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Fairy Lore

Author : D. L. Ashliman
ISBN : IND:30000103406967
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.

Folk And Fairy Tales

Author : D. L. Ashliman
ISBN : 0313328102
Genre : Social Science
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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.

Greek And Roman Folklore

Author : Graham Anderson
ISBN : 0313335753
Genre : Fiction
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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
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Offers students and general readers an introduction to children's folklore.

Author : Shannon Graff Hysell
ISBN : 1591585252
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For the past three decades, ARBA has kept librarians up to date on the latest reference materials by providing high-quality, critical reviews. The 2007 edition of ARBA continues this great tradition by providing users with access to 1,600-plus reviews of both print and online resources, written by more than 400 academic, public, and school librarians who are experts in their field. With coverage of nearly 500 subject disciplines, ranging from the social sciences and humanities to science and technology, users are guaranteed to find information on the latest resources available in the areas they are most trying to expand their collection. With ARBA in hand, collection development librarians can manage their library's high standards of quality, and make the best use of their budget.

Caribbean Folklore

Author : Donald R. Hill
ISBN : 0313336059
Genre : History
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Accessible to students and general readers, this introductory overview defines and discusses Caribbean folklore and includes numerous examples and texts.

German Folklore

Author : James R. Dow
ISBN : IND:30000109369524
Genre : History
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Germany is a land of rich traditions. Written for high school students and general readers, this book is an accessible introduction to German folklore. The volume defines and classifies different types of German folklore. It also provides numerous examples and texts, along with a generous selection of illustrations. It overviews current scholarship and criticism and discusses the presence of German folklore in literature and popular culture. The work closes with a bibliography of print and electronic sources suitable for student research.

Slavic Folklore

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

Story

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

Foodways And Folklore

Author : Jacqueline S. Thursby
ISBN : 0313341737
Genre : Social Science
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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.

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