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World of Fairy Tales

by Rudolf Steiner, Peter Stebbing And Peter Stebbing SteinerBooks
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9781621480327
Format:
Pbk 144 pages

''Fairy tales and sagas are comparable to a good angel, granted human beings as a companion from birth on their life's wanderings,...

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Last Storytellers: Tales from the Heart of Morocco

by Richard Hamilton And Barnaby Rogerson I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
07/2013
ISBN:
9781780765341
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

Marrakech is the heart and lifeblood of Morocco's ancient storytelling tradition. For nearly a thousand years, storytellers have...

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Folktales and Storytellers of Tribal Iran: Culture, Ethos and Identity

by Erika Friedl I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
02/2014
ISBN:
9781780766690
Format:
Hbk 277 pages

What are the myths and stories that penetrate a society's everyday practices? What are the un-questioned 'truths' that hold the...

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On Gide's PROMETHEE: Private Myth and Public Mystification

by Kurt Weinberg Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
03/2015
ISBN:
9780691619774
Format:
Pbk 162 pages

Through a careful rendering of the text, deciphering its hidden ironies, Mr. Weinberg sees Prométhée as a modern allegory, a parable...

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Smack-Bam, or The Art of Governing Men: Political Fairy Tales of Édouard Laboulaye

by Edouard Laboulaye Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2018
ISBN:
9780691181868
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

Wry political fairy tales from a nineteenth-century politician that speak to our current times+ëdouard Laboulaye (1811GÇô1883),...

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Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales: Expanded Edition

by Maria Tatar Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
11/2018
ISBN:
9780691182995
Format:
Pbk 368 pages

Murder, mutilation, cannibalism, infanticide, and incest: the darker side of classic fairy tales is the subject of this groundbreaking...

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Seers, Saints and Sinners: The Oral Tradition of Upper Egypt

by Elizabeth Wickett I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
07/2012
ISBN:
9781780760537
Format:
Hbk 248 pages

Traditional Egyptian folktales have a flavour and vivacity that until now has proved impossible to render in translation. Here,...

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African Folktales

by Paul Radin Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
03/2015
ISBN:
9780691620879
Format:
Pb+ 340 pages

A representative collection of eighty-one myths and folktales chosen from the oral tradition of the peoples of Africa south of...

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Witch: A History of Fear, from Ancient Times to the Present

by Ronald Hutton Yale University Press
Pub Date:
10/2018
ISBN:
9780300238679
Format:
Pb+ 376 pages

Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe’s...

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Heroic Poets, Poetic Heroes: The Ethnography of Performance in an Arabic Oral Epic Tradition

by Dwight F Reynolds Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
08/2018
ISBN:
9781501723216
Format:
Pbk 128 pages

An astonishingly rich oral epic that chronicles the early history of a Bedouin tribe, the Sirat Bani Hilal has been performed...

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Gender and Genre in the Folklore of Middle India

by Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
08/2018
ISBN:
9781501727832
Format:
Pb+ 424 pages

In Gender and Genre in the Folklore of Middle India, Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger analyzes six representative Indian folklore genres...

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