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The myth. Comparative mythology

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  • What the Curlew Saidby John Moriarty

    The Lilliput Press 2012; US$ 10.19

    'Now again I live in a river-mirrored house, the house a cottage, and the river that mirrors it broadening out twice a day into an estuary lake fished by otters and herons and, when the salmon are running, by a sole old seal. One of the herons I know. Screeching and croaking an angelus that announces only himself, he comes in flying low over the water... more...

  • Götter und Heldenby Martina Steinkühler

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2007; US$ 14.30

    Die Reihe TOP TEN macht Wissen spannend. Kompetenzen werden eingeübt und trainiert, Fantasie und Engagement angeregt. Die Kopiervorlagen sind selbsterklärend und vielseitig einsetzbar: bei Projektwochen, Freiarbeitsphasen, Nachmittags-AG, ...Götter und Mythen sind mit unserem Alltag verflochten: Sisyphosarbeit, der seidene Faden der Schicksalsgöttinnen,... more...

  • White Vanishingby Elspeth Tilley

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 98.00

    The story of the vulnerable white person vanishing without trace into the harsh Australian landscape is a potent and compelling element in multiple genres of mainstream Australian culture. It has been sung in “Little Boy Lost,” brought to life on the big more...

  • Haunted Bromleyby Neil Arnold

    The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    For centuries, locals and visitors to Bromley have reported having strange, supernatural encounters, but never before have such eye-witness accounts been collated into one extraordinary book. Now, for the first time, we can explore the darkest and eeriest corners of this district, with murky tales of poltergeists, wartime spirits, night-time spectres,... more...

  • Ancient Egypt Light Of The World 2 Vol setby Massey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 350.00

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

  • Handbuch der Mythologieby Christoph Jamme; Stefan Matuschek; Thomas Bargatzky; Siglinde Dietz; Manuel Baumbach; Hans-Werner Fischer-Elfert; Kai Brodersen; Irsi Gareis; Manfred Krebernik; Ylva Monschein; Thomas Oberlies

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 129.75

    Ob Prometheus, Romulus, Freya oder der Gelbe Kaiser: Die Mythen der Welt sind von beeindruckender Vielfalt. Sie prägen unser kulturelles Gedächtnis und beeinflussen die Wahrnehmung fremder Länder und Gebräuche. Dieses Handbuch macht mit der Mythologie der einflussreichsten Kulturen bekannt. Neben der griechisch-römischen und der germanischen Mythologie... more...

  • Mythographyby William G. Doty

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    This new edition of William Doty's critically acclaimed study provides a comprehensive guidebook to the many schools of interpretation in this burgeoning field. William Doty's popular text has been hailed as the most comprehensive work of its kind. Extensively rewritten and completely restructured, the new edition provides further depth and... more...

  • The World's Eyeby Albert M. Potts

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    Greek vases and Peruvian bottles, Chinese bronzes and African masks, Tel Brak idols and Egyptian tomb paintings -- artifacts ancient and modern reveal man's universal fascination with the eye and his awe before its mysterious powers. In this wide-ranging and richly illustrated essay Albert M. Potts considers the special properties the human mind has... more...

  • A Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses, Devils and Demonsby Manfred Lurker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 29.95

    Containing around 1,800 entries this Dictionary covers, in one volume, all the important deities and demons from around the world. The gods of ancient mythology appear alongside the gods of contemporary religion, and `lesser' mythologies and religions are also fully covered. The author provides an extensive network of cross-references, allowing the... more...

  • The Modern Construction of Mythby Andrew Von Hendy

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 31.95

    "... one of the richest, clearest, and acutest surveys to date of the course of theorizing about myth from the eighteenth century on. I know of no more useful volume on the topic. Despite the postmodern connotations of the title, Von Hendy is writing not to expose the concept of myth but simply to show... more...