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Saynday's People: The Kiowa Indians and the Stories They Told

Alice Lee Marriott

Saynday's People brings together two related volumes by the distinguished ethnologist and author Alice Marriott. The Saynday of the title and the central figure of Winter-Telling Stories is a combination of trickster and hero peculiar to Asiatic and... (read more)

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The Quest of the Holy Grail (Penguin Classics)

P M Matarasso

Composed by an unknown author in early thirteenth-century France, The Quest of the Holy Grail is a fusion of Arthurian legend and Christian symbolism, reinterpreting ancient Celtic myth as a profound spiritual fable. It recounts the quest of the knights... (read more)

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How to See Faeries

Brian Froud and Wendy Froud and John Matthews

International bestselling artist Brian Froud and New York Times bestselling author John Matthews come together for the first time to create a spectacular interactive book that opens the doors to the enchanted world of Faerie. How does one discover... (read more)

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The Druids

Peter Berresford Ellis

Includes bibliographical references (p. 282-292) and index.... (read more)

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God: Myths of the Male Divine

David Leeming

He has been a trickster, a shaman, a divine child; he has been a sacrificial victim, a consort of the earth goddess, a warrior, a sky king; and the creator, a distant and impersonal immensity. He is the male divine, seen in the many gods of myth, and his... (read more)

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Kwaidan: Ghost Stories and Strange Tales of Old Japan

Lafcadio Hearn

A blind musician with amazing talent is called upon to perform for the dead. Faceless creatures haunt an unwary traveler. A beautiful woman — the personification of winter at its cruelest — ruthlessly kills unsuspecting mortals. These... (read more)

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The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours

Gregory Nagy

The ancient Greeks' concept of "the hero" was very different from what we understand by the term today, Gregory Nagy argues--and it is only through analyzing their historical contexts that we can truly understand Achilles, Odysseus, Oedipus, and Herakles.... (read more)

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Farewell Waltz

Milan Kundera

It is hard to imagine anything more chilling and profound than Kundera' s apparent lightheartedness.' Elizabeth PochodaIN this dark farce of a novel, set in an old-fashioned Central Euroepean spa town, eight characters are swept up in an... (read more)

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