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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 18.95
This volume is designed as a companion to the standard undergraduate mythology textbooks or, when assigned alongside the central Greek and Roman works, as a source-based alternative to those textbooks. In addition to the complete texts of the Homeric Hymns and Hesiod's Theogony , this collection provides generous selections from over 50 texts... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
The national bestseller, now available in a non-illustrated, standard format paperback edition The Power of Myth launched an extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph Campbell and his work. A preeminent scholar, writer, and teacher, he has had a profound influence on millions of people--including Star Wars creator George Lucas. To Campbell,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 18.99
In Trickster Makes This World , Lewis Hyde brings to life the playful and disruptive side of human imagination as it is embodied in trickster mythology. He first visits the old stories--Hermes in Greece, Eshu in West Africa, Krishna in India, Coyote in North America, among others--and then holds them up against the lives and work of more recent creators:... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
Eduardo Galeano (1940?2015) was one of Latin America?s most distinguished writers. He was the author of the trilogy Memory of Fire, Open Veins of Latin America , Soccer in Sun and Shadow , Days and Nights of Love and War , The Book of Embraces , Walking Words , Voices of Time , Upside Down , Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone , and Children... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2012; US$ 19.99
Since its original publication by Little, Brown and Company in 1942, Edith Hamilton's Mythology has sold millions of copies throughout the world and established itself as a perennial bestseller in its various available formats: hardcover, trade paperback, mass market paperback, and e-book. Mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 39.99
In The Columbia Anthology of Chinese Folk and Popular Literature , two of the world's leading sinologists, Victor H. Mair and Mark Bender, capture the breadth of China's oral-based literary heritage. This collection presents works drawn from the large body of oral literature of many of China's recognized ethnic groups?including the Han, Yi, Miao,... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2012; US$ 19.95
The Titan Atlas has led a failed rebellion against the gods of Olympus and is condemned to bear the weight of the earth and the heavens for eternity. Jeanette Winterson brings Atlas' story into the twenty-first century, with thorny questions about the nature of choice and coercion and about how we forge our own destiny. more...
- University Press of Colorado 2009; US$ 20.95
A pioneering examination of the folkloric qualities of the World Wide Web, e-mail, and related digital media. These stuidies show that folk culture, sustained by a new and evolving vernacular, has been a key, since the Internet's beginnings, to language, practice, and interaction online. Users of many sorts continue to develop the Internet as a significant... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 7.99
From Zeus and Europa, to Diana, Pan, and Prometheus, the myths of ancient Greece and Rome seem to exert a timeless power over us. But what do those myths represent, and why are they so enduringly fascinating? This imaginative and stimulating Very Short Introduction goes beyond a simple retelling of the stories to explore the rich history and diverse... more...