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  • Once Upon a Time
    Once Upon a Time (English, Hardback) Marina Warner

    In ten succinct chapters, Marina Warner guides us through the rich world of fairy tale, from Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to Snow White and Pan's Labyrinth. Exploring pervasive themes of folklore, myth, the supernatural, imagination, and fantasy, Warner highlights the impact of the genre on human understanding, history, and culture.

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  • The Poetic Edda
    The Poetic Edda (English, Paperback) Carolyne Larrington

    A fully revised translation of the great collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry known as the Poetic Edda, containing the narratives of the creation of the world and the coming of Ragnarok, the Doom of the Gods. Gods, giants, and human heroes populate the poems. This edition includes three new poems.

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  • The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths
    The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths (English, Hardback) William Hansen

    The first anthology ever to present the entire range of ancient Greek and Roman stories--from myths and fairy tales to jokes...

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  • The Witch
    The Witch (English, Hardback) Ronald Hutton

    Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe's history

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  • A Secret Vice
    A Secret Vice (Hardback) J. R. R. Tolkien

    First ever critical study of Tolkien's little-known essay, which reveals how language invention shaped the creation of Middle-earth and beyond, to George R R Martin's Game of Thrones.

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  • The Sumerian Controversy
    The Sumerian Controversy (English, Paperback) Dr Heather Lynn

    There are new excavations under way in ancient Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq). Join writer, researcher, and archaeologist, Dr. Heather Lynn, as she investigates who is behind the latest Sumerian discovery near the ancient city of Ur. What is its connection to big oil, bankers, and elite families? Among many of the new artifacts, one stands out that has been quickly shipped off for analysis. It...

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  • The Origins and History of Consciousness
    The Origins and History of Consciousness (English, Paperback) Erich Neumann

    The Origins and History of Consciousness draws on a full range of world mythology to show how individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as human consciousness as a whole. Erich Neumann was one of C. G. Jung's most creative students and a renowned practitioner of analytical psychology in his own right. In this influential book, Neumann shows how the stages begin...

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  • Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes
    Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes (English, Paperback) Cory O'Brien, Sarah E Melville

    An irreverent survey of the mythological world explores the lighter side of more than 100 classic tales from a range of cultures, sharing creative but faithful versions of each to illuminate fantastical events and the unintended lessons they impart. Original. 30,000 first printing.

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  • The Last Storytellers
    The Last Storytellers (English, Paperback) Richard Hamilton

    Marrakech is the heart and lifeblood of Morocco's ancient storytelling tradition. For nearly a thousand years, storytellers have gathered in the legendary square of the city to recount ancient folktales and fables to rapt audiences. All but extinct, Richard Hamilton has tracked down the few remaining storytellers and preserved their stories here.

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  • Treasury of Greek Mythology
    Treasury of Greek Mythology (English, Hardback) Donna Jo Napoli

    An introduction to some of the most prominent beings in the ancient Greek pantheon.

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  • The Book of Yokai
    The Book of Yokai (English, Paperback) Michael Dylan Foster, Shinonome Kijin

    Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Drawing on years of research in Japan, this book unpacks the history and cultural context of yokai, tracing their roots, interpreting their meanings, and introducing people who have hunted them through the ages.

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  • Scatterlings
    Scatterlings (English, Paperback) Martin Shaw

    In Scatterlings Martin Shaw walks the myth-lines of seven stories based in and around his homeland of Dartmoor, England. Rather than the commentaries on such tales being primarily balanced against other literary sources, Shaw uses what actually occurs on these walks as the main source of information on the tales. The swoop of raven, the swamp, the thinking that moves through him, all form a knot...

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  • The Greek Myths
    The Greek Myths (Paperback) Robert Graves

    Features the labours of Hercules, the voyage of the Argonauts, Theseus and the minotaur, Midas and his golden touch, the Trojan War and Odysseus' journey home. This title draws on the entire canon of ancient literature, bringing together all the elements of every myth into one epic. It deals with the masterful work of literature.

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  • The Magpie and the Wardrobe
    The Magpie and the Wardrobe (English, Hardback) Sam McKechnie, Alexandrine Portelli

    Presents a guide to the folklore and superstitions that shape each month of the year.

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  • Monsters: A Bestiary of the Bizarre
    Monsters: A Bestiary of the Bizarre (Paperback) Christopher Dell

    Monsters have preoccupied mankind from the earliest times: even cave art includes animal-human monsters. This book explores monsters down the ages and throughout the world. It provides a dark yet engrossing visual history of the human mind, lit up by flashes of wild and unearthly inspiration.

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  • Ancient Aliens (R)
    Ancient Aliens (R) (English, Hardback) The Producers of Ancient Aliens

    The first official companion book to HISTORY (R) network's hit series Ancient Aliens (R): a powerful journey through human history that explores fascinating unanswered questions about the origins of our civilizations.

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  • Viking Myths & Sagas
    Viking Myths & Sagas (Paperback) Rosalind Kerven

    Viking Age culture is brought vividly to life through its own mythology and stories of romance, war, religion, outlawry, exploration, slavery and the supernatural, enhanced by authentic proverbs, poems, riddles and spells.

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  • Physics of Angels
    Physics of Angels (English, Paperback) M. Fox

    Fox, an Episcopal priest, and Sheldrake, a biologist, create a profound and intelligent vision of angels for the next millennium.

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  • Once Upon a Time
    Once Upon a Time (English, Paperback) Marina Warner

    In ten succinct chapters, Marina Warner guides us through the rich world of fairy tale, from Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to Snow White and Pan's Labyrinth. Exploring pervasive themes of folklore, myth, the supernatural, imagination, and fantasy, Warner highlights the impact of the genre on human understanding, history, and culture.

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