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Scylla: Myth, Metaphor, Paradox

Scylla

Myth, Metaphor, Paradox

Cambridge University Press (2013)
US$30.50

This book uses the example of a famous sea-monster from Greek myth to offer a new way of...

A World of Others' Words: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Intertextuality

A World of Others' Words

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Intertextuality

Wiley (2008)
US$120.56

Drawing on his work in Iceland, Ireland, Scotland, North America, Ghana, and Fiji, linguistic...

A Companion to Folklore

A Companion to Folklore presents an original and comprehensive collection of essays from...

The Fledgling Handbook 101
St. Martin's Press (2014)
US$9.99

Merry meet, fledgling. Welcome to a new life, a new world, and a new you. Welcome to the House of...

Japanese Numbers Game
Taylor and Francis (1992)
US$59.95

An almost obsessional use of numbers characterizes Japanese popular culture. A wide variety of...

Signifying Animals
Taylor and Francis (1994)
US$71.95

A fresh assessment of the workings of animal symbolism in diverse cultures. Reconsiders the concept...

African Folklore: An Encyclopedia
Taylor and Francis (2004)
US$70.95

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Fox's Craft in Japanese Religion and Culture: Shapeshifters, Transformations, and Duplicities

The Fox's Craft in Japanese Religion and Culture

Shapeshifters, Transformations, and Duplicities

Taylor and Francis (2004)
US$59.95

For more than a millennium, the fox has been a ubiquitous figure at the margins of the Japanese...

American Folklore: An Encyclopedia
Taylor and Francis (1998)
US$95.95

Contains over 500 articles Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and computer lore,...

The Robber with a Witch's Head: More Stories from the Great Treasury of Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales Collected by Laura Gonzenbach

The Robber with a Witch's Head

More Stories from the Great Treasury of Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales Collected by Laura Gonzenbach

Taylor and Francis (2004)
US$54.95

The Robber with the Witch's Head presents almost fifty new stories about demons and clever maidens...