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  • Leitrim Folk Talesby Susie Minto

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Do you know where the ?twice-richest mountain in Ireland? is? Or what mysterious creature is said to lurk in the waters of Glenade Lake? Or why you should never cheer on a fairy footballer? Discover the answers to these and more in this collection of tales from across the county.Leitrim is the place where, legend has it, Cormac Riabhac, The Irish ?Samson?,... more...

  • The Bible of Tibetby Ralston

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Pembrokeshire Folk Talesby Christine Willison

    The History Press 2013; US$ 5.99

    Pembrokeshire, often referred to as ?Gwlad yr Hud? (the Enchanted Land), is home to a rich and diverse collection of tales ? from the ancient saga of the Mabinogion, and stories of Owain Glynd?r, to accounts of smugglers, haunted vessels and pirates. The village of Brynberian has been tormented by the gigantic and frightful Afanc; fishermen from St... more...

  • Suffolk Folk Talesby Kirsty Hartsiotis

    The History Press 2013; US$ 5.99

    With its wild eroding sea, its gentle rolling fields and tall churches, Suffolk is a county of contrasts. It may seem a kindly and civilised place, but in that sea, in the reed beds, the woods and even down dark town streets lurk strange beasts, ghosts and tricksters.These thirty traditional tales retold by storyteller Kirsty Hartsiotis take you into... more...

  • Galway Bay Folk Talesby Marina Wild; Rab Swannock Fulton

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    From the saints of the Dark Ages to modern-day sinners, Galway Bay is the source of some of Ireland?s most magical tales. In this book local storyteller Rab Fulton takes the reader through Galway?s past, recalling the myths and legend?s that shaped the area?s history ? from the quarrelsome giants who in their rage created the Aran Isles to the corpse... more...

  • The Egg Polisher and Other Talesby F. Ayuninjam

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 18.05

    This collection represents, in substance and style, folk tradition in the North-West Region of Cameroon. Contained herein is a sampling of various human emotions, parental concerns, and societal conflicts: emotional insecurity, deceit, obstinacy, power and control, trickery, malevolence, greed, jealousy, and more. The stylistic representation is reflected... more...

  • Meath Folk Talesby Richard Marsh

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Meath, the ?Royal County?, has a rich heritage of myths and legends which is uniquely captured in this collection of traditional tales from across the county.Here you will find tales of the first occupation of Ireland and the exploits of St Patrick and Colmcille along with stories of witches, hags, ghosts and fairies. As well as the legends of the... more...

  • Tradition in the Twenty-First Centuryby Trevor J. Blank; Robert Glenn Howard

    Utah State University Press 2013; US$ 23.00

     In Tradition in the Twenty-First Century , eight diverse contributors explore the role of tradition in contemporary folkloristics. For more than a century, folklorists have been interested in locating sources of tradition and accounting for the conceptual boundaries of tradition, but in the modern era, expanded means of communication, research,... more...

  • Fairy Tale as Myth/Myth as Fairy Taleby Jack Zipes

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 25.00

    " Explores the historical rise of the literary fairy tale as genre in the late seventeenth century. In his examinations of key classical fairy tales, Zipes traces their unique metamorphoses in history with stunning discoveries that reveal their ideological relationship to domination and oppression. Tales such as Beauty and the Beast, Snow White and... more...

  • Stories of Our Livesby Frank de Caro

    Utah State University Press 2013; US$ 22.00

    In Stories of Our Lives Frank de Caro demonstrates the value of personal narratives in enlightening our lives and our world. We all live with legends, family sagas, and anecdotes that shape our selves and give meaning to our recollections. Featuring an array of colorful stories from de Caro?s personal life and years of field research as a folklorist,... more...