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  • Japanese Fairy Talesby Yei Theodora Ozaki

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.99

    This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Japanese fairy tales and other folk storiesproviding insight into a rich literary culture. The rich world of Japanese fantasy is very apparent in Japanese Fairy Tales , a compilation of twenty-two favorite stories from the land of the rising sun. A fantastic selection of ghouls,... more...

  • Mother/Daughter Stories You'll Loveby Colleen Sell

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 2.99 US$ 2.45

    Mothers and daughters share more than just life, death and love; they exchange wisdom, advice and intimate secrets unlike that of any other relationship. The three stories in Mother/Daughter Stories You'll Love explore the strength and depth of women's unbreakable earliest bond. These stories rejoice in the complexity and kindness?as well as the... more...

  • Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoesby William D. Westervelt

    Tuttle Publishing 1991; US$ 0.99

    "A richly entertaining series of Hawaiian tales with explanatory facts, which will delight and inform both the folklore fan and the general reader" The Honolulu Advertiser Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes made its first appearance in 1916, in both American and British editions, as the third in a series that represented a pioneering study of Hawaiian... more...

  • Telling Stories / Geschichten erzählenby Carsten Gansel; Dirk Vanderbeke

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 145.96

    The essays collected in this volume highlight the narrative as a phenomenon inherent in human nature. They examine the likely purpose of artistic and literary expression and its contribution to survival in an early human environment. They also consider the developing interest in shaping experience through the narrative, and investigate... more...

  • Defiant Maids and Stubborn Farmersby Donald J. Cosentino

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 30.00 US$ 24.60

    The domei is a popular narrative art form among the Mende people of Sierra Leone. more...

  • Staffordshire Folk Talesby The Journey Man

    The History Press 2011; US$ 5.82

    These lively and entertaining folk tales from one of Britain's most ancient counties are vividly retold by local storyteller The Journey Man. Their origins lost in the oral tradition, these thirty stories from Staffordshire reflect the wisdom (and eccentricities) of the county and its people. Staffordshire has a rich and diverse collection of tales,... more...

  • Surrey Folk Talesby Janet Dowling

    The History Press 2011; US$ 5.82

    These lively and entertaining folk tales from one of Britain's most ancient counties are vividly retold by local storyteller Janet Dowling. Their origins lost in the oral tradition, these thirty stories from Surrey reflect the wisdom (and eccentricities) of the county and its people. Discover the places in the Surrey landscape where dragons walked,... more...

  • Oxfordshire Folk Talesby Kevan Manwaring

    The History Press 2011; US$ 5.82

    Ride a cock horse to Banbury Cross and listen to the tales of this ancient county. Hear how a King and his knights were turned to stone at the mysterious Rollright Stones; how Dragon Hill got its name; take the Devil's Highway to the End of the World - if you dare; or spend a night on the weird Ot Moor; listen in on the Boar's Head Carol; walk the... more...

  • London Folk Talesby Helen East

    The History Press 2011; US$ 5.82

    The Folk Tales series, compiled by celebrated storytellers, gathers together tales from the oral tradition in book form. The selection of 30 tales and legends from the deepest corners of the area should reflect the wisdom of the countryside and its people, formed from early attempts to explain the natural and spiritual world. more...

  • Handbuch zu den "Kinder- und Hausmärchen" der Brüder Grimmby Hans-Jörg Uther

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 95.42

    This handbook is the first work to document all the fairy tales which appeared in the Grimm Brothers? lifetime and locates them in their historico-cultural context. There is a detailed commentary on each tale, which draws on the most important international research literature; particular attention is paid both to thematic links within the... more...

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