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Haunting Experiences: Ghosts in Contemporary Folklore

Haunting Experiences

Ghosts in Contemporary Folklore

Utah State University Press (2007)
US$24.95

Ghosts and other supernatural phenomena are widely represented throughout modern culture. They can...

Folk Groups And Folklore Genres Reader: A Reader
Utah State University Press (2009)
US$23.95

Compiled to accompany the best-selling textbook, Folk Groups and Folklore Genres: An Introduction,...

Urban Legends: The As-Complete-As-One-Could-Be Guide to Modern Myths

Urban Legends

The As-Complete-As-One-Could-Be Guide to Modern Myths

Crown/Archetype (2010)
US$4.99

Urban Legends is a remarkably complete collection of the modern myths that make the rounds in...

Lustful Maidens and Ascetic Kings: Buddhist and Hindu Stories of Life

Lustful Maidens and Ascetic Kings

Buddhist and Hindu Stories of Life

Roy C. Amore, Larry D. Shinn and 1 more...
Oxford University Press (1981)
US$31.49

"A marvellous introductory text, well-organized and clearly written. The renditions of stories...

The Musical Playground: Global Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games

The Musical Playground

Global Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games

Oxford University Press (2009)
US$22.49

The Musical Playground is a new and fascinating account of the musical play of school-aged...

Celtic Mythology: Tales of Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes

Celtic Mythology

Tales of Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes

Oxford University Press (2017)
US$15.29

Most people have heard of the Celts--the elusive, ancient tribal people who resided in present-day...

Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale

Once Upon a Time

A Short History of Fairy Tale

OUP Oxford (2014)
US$11.69

In ten succinct chapters, Marina Warner guides us through the rich world of fairy tale, from...

Hindu Goddesses: Visions of the Divine Feminine in the Hindu Religious Tradition

Hindu Goddesses

Visions of the Divine Feminine in the Hindu Religious Tradition

University of California Press (1988)
US$26.93

Goddess worship has long been a significant aspect of Hinduism. In this book David Kinsley, author...

The Book of Yokai: Mysterious Creatures of Japanese Folklore

The Book of Yokai

Mysterious Creatures of Japanese Folklore

University of California Press (2015)
US$26.06

Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and...

Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends
Touchstone (2010)
US$13.99

These stories offer us an introduction to the complex oral traditions of the varied civilizations of...