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Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

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  • Mami Wataby Oluwagbemiga Ogboro-Cole

    ATHENA-Verlag 2015; US$ 8.64

    Mami Wata - Short Stories in Nigerian Pidgin English seeks to facilitate the use of Pidgin English as a National Language in Nigeria, and to create dialogue among young people in Nigeria. Also, the purpose of producing the work is to provide these young people an opportunity to read and write in a language my generation was deprived of using. Similarly,... more...

  • The Rainbow Fairy Bookby Andrew Lang

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.00

    Here are thirty-one enchanting selections drawn from Andrew Lang's famous series of colorfully titled fairy tale anthologies. Scholar, poet, novelist, and literary critic, Lang tirelessly collected magical stories from cultures all over the world?stories, according to Lang, that "have been inherited by our earliest civilised ancestors, who really... more...

  • The Celtic Twilightby W. B. Yeats

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95

    Best known for his poetry, William Butler Yeats (1865?1939) was also a dedicated exponent of Irish folklore. Yeats took a particular interest in the tales' mythic and magical roots. The Celtic Twilight ventures into the eerie and puckish world of fairies, ghosts, and spirits. "This handful of dreams," as the author referred to it, first appeared... more...

  • Legends, Charms and Superstitions of Irelandby Lady Wilde

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Nowhere in the nineteenth century did interest in folklore and mythology have a more thorough revival than in Ireland. There, in 1887, Lady Francesca Speranza Wilde, Oscar Wilde's mother and a well-known author in her own right, compiled this collection of charming, authentic folk tales. Collected from among the peasantry and retaining their original... more...

  • Arthurian Romancesby Chretien de Troyes; W. Wistar Comfort

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95

    Although he didn't invent the Round Table or the tales of its fellowship, the twelfth-century poet Chrétien de Troyes was the first to recount in verse the adventures of Arthur's knights. He is also chiefly responsible for establishing the importance of the Arthurian legend in European literature and assuring its survival into modern times. This sensitive... more...

  • Critical Survey of Mythology and Folkloreby Thomas J. Sienkewicz

    Salem Press 2012; US$ 295.00

    The Critical Survey of Mythology and Folklore series offers analytical articles and plot summaries of the major myths, fairy tales, and other traditional literature for studies in advanced high school and undergraduate classrooms. more...

  • Critical Survey of Mythology and Folkloreby The Editors of Salem Press

    Salem Press 2013; US$ 175.00

    The Critical Survey of Mythology and Folklore series offers analytical articles and plot summaries of the major myths, fairy tales, and other traditional literature for studies in advanced high school and undergraduate classrooms. more...

  • Critical Survey of Mythology and Folkloreby The Editors of Salem Press

    Salem Press 2013; US$ 175.00

    The Critical Survey of Mythology and Folklore series offers analytical articles and plot summaries of the major myths, fairy tales, and other traditional literature for studies in advanced high school and undergraduate classrooms. more...

  • Fair Perilby Nancy Springer

    Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy 2015; US$ 7.99

    The art of storytelling and the power of a mother?s love imbue this feminist fantasy novel?a contemporary riff on the tale of the frog prince   Once upon a time there was a middle-aged woman whose husband dumped her the month after their twentieth anniversary . . .   Divorced, overweight Buffy Murphy is not a happy camper. One April afternoon,... more...

  • The Mabinogion Tetralogyby Evangeline Walton

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2012; US$ 8.74

    The Mabinogion is to Welsh mythology what the Iliad and the Odyssey are to Greek myth. These classic, thrilling stories of magic, betrayal, lost love and bitter retribution constitute a powerful work of the imagination, comparable to Tolkien's Lord of the Rings . Evangeline Walton's compelling rendition includes the tale of Bran the Blessed and his... more...