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Folklore

Arabian Nights' Entertainments

ISBN : 9780199555871

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¥2,552
Author: 
Robert L. Mack
Pages
976 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 195 mm
Pub date
May 2009
Series
Oxford World's Classics
No other edition offers extensive textual apparatus such as explanatory notes, plot summaries, particularly vital as stories are complex and interwoven. The Sultan Schahriar's misguided resolution to ... Read more

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Dragons, Serpents, and Slayers in the Classical and Early Christian Worlds: A Sourcebook

ISBN : 9780199925094

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¥19,250
Author: 
Daniel Ogden
Pages
360 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
186 x 257 mm
Pub date
Apr 2013
Stories about dragons, serpents, and their slayers make up a rich and varied tradition within ancient mythology and folklore. In this sourcebook, Daniel Ogden presents a comprehensive and easily acces ... Read more

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Dragons, Serpents, and Slayers in the Classical and Early Christian Worlds: A Sourcebook

ISBN : 9780199925117

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¥5,225
Author: 
Daniel Ogden
Pages
360 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
181 x 253 mm
Pub date
May 2013
Stories about dragons, serpents, and their slayers make up a rich and varied tradition within ancient mythology and folklore. In this sourcebook, Daniel Ogden presents a comprehensive and easily acces ... Read more

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Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780192803467

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¥1,628
Author: 
Geraldine Pinch
Pages
160 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
113 x 175 mm
Pub date
Apr 2004
Series
Very Short Introductions
Written by an expert but with the general reader in mind Thematically arranged Emphasizes diversity of source material Simply and concisely explains and illuminates a fascinating and complex ... Read more

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Enchanted Europe: Superstition, Reason, and Religion 1250-1750

ISBN : 9780199605118

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¥5,379
Author: 
Euan K. Cameron
Pages
488 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
166 x 233 mm
Pub date
Oct 2011
Since the dawn of history people have used charms and spells to try to control their environment, and forms of divination to try to foresee the otherwise unpredictable chances of life. Many of these t ... Read more

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Fairy Tale: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780199532155

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¥1,628
Author: 
Marina Warner
Pages
168 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
111 x 174 mm
Pub date
Feb 2018
Series
Very Short Introductions
A lively and engaging exploration of fairy tales and their meaning Considers fairy tale as both a genre and a literary form Explores an array of classic and contemporary examples Looks at cul ... Read more

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Forms of Astonishment: Greek Myths of Metamorphosis

ISBN : 9780198706991

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¥4,565
Author: 
Richard Buxton
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Sep 2017
In this illustrated study Richard Buxton analyses Greek literary narratives and visual representations of the metamorphosis of humans and gods, as evidenced from Homer to Nonnos. Such tales have becom ... Read more

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780198778370

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¥1,826
Author: 
Elizabeth Knowles
Pages
512 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
112 x 154 mm
Pub date
Oct 2016
Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs features over 2,000 proverbs and sayings from around the world, arranged across 250 subjects - from 'Books' and 'Borrowing' to 'Dreams' and 'Drink'. Each theme has ... Read more

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Myth: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780198724704

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¥1,628
Author: 
Robert A. Segal
Pages
160 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
113 x 174 mm
Pub date
Jul 2015
Series
Very Short Introductions
Looks at the origins of the study of myths, and how they have been applied to the arts and sciences Reveals how a variety of theories can be applied to ancient myths, but also to modern mythology ... Read more

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Myths of the Underworld in Contemporary Culture: The Backward Gaze

ISBN : 9780198767091

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¥10,956
Author: 
Judith Fletcher
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Apr 2019
Series
Classical Presences
Myths of the Underworld in Contemporary Culture: The Backward Gaze examines a series of twentieth and twenty-first century fictional works that adapt Greco-Roman myths of the catabasis, the heroic jou ... Read more

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