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Folklore & Mythology

  • Karlikby Ursula Burkhard

    Floris Books 2017; US$ 7.49

    Elemental beings such as gnomes and fairies exist in many folk and spiritual traditions, and Rudolf Steiner also discussed their significance to our world. Some people are able to engage and even communicate with elementals.Ursula Burkhard was one such person. Blind from birth, she experienced gnomes and other elementals from early childhood. When,... more...

  • Animales mágicosby Roberto Marchesini; Sabrina Tonutti

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2017; US$ 6.99

    Un libro que le mostrará el significado y la importancia que los animales han tenido y tienen en relación con la cultura humana. La relación entre el ser humano y los animales: la imagen animal; el miedo a los animales; las supersticiones; la zooantropología; el animal y el conocimiento; los animales «guardianes». El animal en el mito, en la fábula,... more...

  • Epicby Frederick Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    Epic does many things. Among others, it defines the nature of the human storyteller; recalls the creation of the world and of the human race; describes the paradoxical role of the hero as both the Everyman and the radical exception; and establishes the complex quest underlying all human action. Epic illustrates that these ingredients of epic storytelling... more...

  • The Book of the Law and The Book of Liesby Aleister Crowley

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 12.95

    This single-volume edition unites two centerpieces of twentieth-century occult thinking by "the wickedest man in the world." Notorious mystic and esoterist Aleister Crowley (1875–1947) remains a towering figure among occultists. His long and noteworthy career encompassed countless writings and the creation of his own religion, Thelema, the chief precept... more...

  • Programmed Capitalism: Computer-mediated Global Societyby Maurice Estabrooks

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 47.95

    Focuses on how the computer has transformed the economy into an information processing and intelligence system. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. more...

  • Rosslyn Treasuryby P.L. Snow

    Floris Books 2017; US$ 9.99

    A collection of stories represented by the carvings at Rosslyn Chapel, drawn from the beginnings of the world, Ancient Egypt, the Holy Land, Celtic myth and Scottish history. more...

  • Many Lives of Catwomanby Tim Hanley

    Chicago Review Press 2017; US$ 18.99

    For more than 75 years, Catwoman has forged her own path in a clear-cut world of stalwart heroes, diabolical villains and damsels in distress. Sometimes a thief, sometimes a vigilante, sometimes neither and sometimes both, the mercurial Catwoman gleefully defies classification. Her relentless independence across comic books, television and film appearances... more...

  • Echoes of Valhallaby Jón Karl Helgason; Jane Appleton

    Reaktion Books 2017; US$ 24.95

    Tolkien’s wizard Gandalf, Wagner’s Valkyrie Brünnhilde, Marvel’s superhero the Mighty Thor, the warrior heading for Valhalla in Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song,” and Donald Crisp’s portrayal of Leif Eriksson in the classic film The Viking —these are just a few examples of how Icelandic medieval literature has shaped human imagination during the past... more...

  • The Book of Ceremonial Magicby A. E. Waite

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 14.95

    Noted occult historian A. E. Waite created this meticulously researched survey in order to unite and interpret the scattered and often-inaccessible details of magical traditions. Part I contains essential passages from prominent magical texts dating from the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries; Part II analyzes these texts from a modern... more...

  • Shadow and Evil in Fairy Talesby Marie-Louise von Franz

    Shambhala 2017; US$ 29.95

    Fairy tales seem to be innocent stories, yet they contain profound lessons for those who would dive deep into their waters of meaning. In this book, Marie-Louise von Franz uncovers some of the important lessons concealed in tales from around the world, drawing on the wealth of her knowledge of folklore, her experience as a psychoanalyst and a collaborator... more...