Folklore, myths & legends

    Russian Folk Belief

    By Linda J. Ivanits

    Paperback Save £7.74 = £17.76

    A scholarly work that aims to be both broad enough in scope to satisfy upper-division undergraduates studying folk belief and narrative and detailed enough to meet the needs of graduate students in the field.

    Penguin Dictionary of Classical Mythology

    By Stephen Kershaw

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Distills and captures the essence of Greek and Roman mythology. This dictionary is suitable for those with an interest in the Classics or those seeking to explore the many allusions to its mythology that abound in literature.

    Power of Myth

    By Joseph Campbell

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    In Quest of the Hero

    By Fitzroy Richard Somerset Raglan

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    Makes available for the generation of readers two key works on hero myths: Otto Rank's "Myth of the Birth of the Hero" and Lord Raglan's "The Hero". In his introduction to this selection from Rank, Raglan, and others, the author charts the history of theorizing about hero myths and compares...

    Mexican Mosaic

    Hardback £11.43

    St.George and the Dragon

    By Margaret Hodges

    Hardback £15.60

    This tale recounts the battle between Saint George and the Dragon.

    The Sixth Grandfather: Black Elk\'s Teachings Given to John G. Neihardt

    By Raymond J. DeMallie

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    Reveals the author himself to be a uniquely sensitive interpreter of Lakota theology, philosophy, and history - which are all one in traditionalist Lakota thought. This title offers an insight that penetrates the inner beings of both Black Elk and John G Neihardt, two men of vastly different cultures who...

    Early Irish Myths and Sagas

    Paperback £7.85

    First written down in the eighth century AD, these early Irish stories depict a far older world - part myth, part legend and part history. Rich with magic and achingly beautiful, they speak of a land of heroic battles, intense love and warrior ideals, in which the otherworld is explored...

    Foxfire 2

    By Foxfire Fund Inc

    Paperback £17.02

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