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Folklore & Mythology

  • Short Callby Joyce Gibson Roach

    University of North Texas Press 2014; US$ 15.96

    "Short Call: Snippets from the Smallest Places in Texas, 1935-2000 "by Joyce Gibson Roach, is TFS Extra Book #24. Joyce Gibson Roach has collected "snippets" of stories, recipes, and traditions of life in Turtle, Texas, which represents many small towns--and the people who inhabit them. more...

  • Folktales from the Helotes Settlementby John Igo

    University of North Texas Press 2014; US$ 15.96

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  • Folklore, Horror Stories, and the Slender Manby Shira Chess; Eric Newsom

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    The Slender Man entered the general popular consciousness in May 2014, when two young girls led a third girl into a wooded area and stabbed her. Examining the growth of the online horror phenomenon, this book introduces unique attributes of digital culture and establishes a needed framework for studies of other Internet memes and mythologies. more...

  • Recording Oral Historyby Valerie Raleigh Yow

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 38.99

    This comprehensive guide to each stage of an oral history interview tackles not just the practicalities of process, but also the varied ethical, legal, and philosophical questions that can arise. more...

  • Grimm Legaciesby Jack Zipes

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    In Grimm Legacies , esteemed literary scholar Jack Zipes explores the legacy of the Brothers Grimm in Europe and North America, from the nineteenth century to the present. Zipes reveals how the Grimms came to play a pivotal and unusual role in the evolution of Western folklore and in the history of the most significant cultural genre in the world?the... more...

  • Monster Anthropology in Australasia and Beyondby Yasmine Musharbash; Geir Henning Presterudstuen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Offering a dialogue between anthropology and literature, culture, and media, this book presents fine-grained ethnographic vignettes of monsters dwelling in the contemporary world. These monsters hail from Aboriginal Australia, the Pacific, Asia, and Europe, and their presence is inextricably intertwined with the lives of those they haunt. more...

  • Monster Anthropology in Australasia and Beyondby Yasmine Musharbash; Geir Henning Presterudstuen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Offering a dialogue between anthropology and literature, culture, and media, this book presents fine-grained ethnographic vignettes of monsters dwelling in the contemporary world. These monsters hail from Aboriginal Australia, the Pacific, Asia, and Europe, and their presence is inextricably intertwined with the lives of those they haunt. more...

  • The Complete Folktales of A. N. Afanas'evby Jack V. Haney

    University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 90.00

    The first volume of comprehensive gathering of tales from the Russian Grimm more...

  • Northumberland Folk Talesby Malcolm Green

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    These lively and entertaining folk tales are vividly retold by local storyteller Malcolm Green. Their origins lost in the oral tradition, these thirty stories from Northumberland reflect the wisdom (and eccentricities) of the county and its people. Discover the places in the Northumberland landscape where dragons walked, horses flew and fairy folk... more...

  • Mayo Folk Talesby Tony Locke

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    Those magic words 'Once upon a time' have been spoken around the flickering flame of the turf fire by storytellers for thousands of years. Tony Locke has gathered together stories that are part of the rich tapestry that makes up the folklore, myth and legend of County Mayo. This book will take you on a journey through the rugged landscape of the west... more...