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  • A Faerie Treasuryby Jacky Newcomb; Alicen Geddes-Ward

    Hay House 2007; US$ 14.95

    The ultimate guide to all things faerie from the UK's leading faerie and angel experts. This unique compendium tells you everything you ever wanted to know about faeries. Here you'll find a wealth of facts, real-life faerie stories, tips, advice, faerie inspiration and background information. Find out the hierarchy of faerie, their culture,... 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...

  • The Fledgling Handbook 101by P. C. Cast; Kim Doner

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    Merry meet, fledgling. Welcome to a new life, a new world, and a new you. Welcome to the House of Night! This might seem like a scary time, Fledgling, but never fear! As you start your journey through the ancient halls of the House of Night, this indispensable handbook will aid you in your transition from human to fledgling. Within these pages... more...

  • From the Forestby Sara Maitland

    Counterpoint 2012; US$ 28.00

    Fairy tales are one of our earliest cultural forms, and forests one of our most ancient landscapes. Both evoke similar sensations: At times they are beautiful and magical, at others spooky and sometimes horrifying. Maitland argues that the terrain of these fairy tales are intimately connected to the mysterious secrets and silences, gifts and perils.... more...

  • The Girl's Guide to Werewolvesby Barb Karg

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 9.95

    The good news is: He's tall, dark, and handsome. The bad news is: He's short-tempered, a bit hairy, and has a tendency to howl at the full moon. . . . Which makes bringing him home to meet mom and dad a bit difficult. How do you expect him to meet the family when he's shedding on the furniture and sharpening his nails? Will he have more in... more...

  • In Search of the Swan Maidenby Barbara Fass Leavy

    NYU Press 1995; US$ 22.95

    In her compendious study, [of the folktale of the runaway wife] Leavy argues that the contradictory claims of nature and culture are embodied in the legendary figure of the swan maiden, a woman torn between the human and bestial worlds. -- The New York Times Book Review This is a study of the meaning of gender as framed by the swan maiden tale,... more...

  • International Folkloristicsby Alan Dundes; Béla Bartók; Séamus Ó Duilearga; James George Frazer; Sigmund Freud; Kenneth S. Goldstein; Antonio Gramsci; Jacob Grimm; Reinhold Köhler; Kaarle Krohn; Wilhelm Mannhardt; Max Müller; Axel Olrik; Giuseppe Pitrč; Vladimir Propp; Géza Róheim; Boris; YuriSokolov; William Thoms; Arnold van Gennep; Carl Wilhelm von Sydow; W.B Yeats

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 35.99

    International folkloristics is a worldwide discipline in which scholars study various forms of folklore ranging from myth, folktale, and legend to custom and belief. In this volume, twenty classic essays, beginning with a piece by Jacob Grimm, reveal the evolving theoretical underpinnings of folkloristics from its nineteenth century origins to its... more...

  • Magical Tales of the Forest (ePub)by Kerrie Erwin

    White Feather Publishing 2011; US$ 8.99

    Professional psychic medium Kerrie Erwin’s 'Magical Tales of the Forest' is for the young and the young at heart. The characters come to life and dance across the page with joy and delight in the three tales. Tale one involves the elemental spirits of our world and the struggle between the forces of light and darkness. The highly spirited... more...

  • Memory in Oral Traditionsby David C. Rubin

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 94.99

    This text applies the methods and theories of cognitive psychology to the study of oral traditions. The author elaborates on three structural devices that appear in oral traditions: those consisting of meaning; those using imagery; and those in which sound pattern is predominant. more...

  • Mother/Daughter Stories You'll Loveby Colleen Sell

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 2.99

    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...