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Vampires and Vampirism

Montague Summers

The foremost authority on vampire lore, Montague Summers (1880–1948) wrote several serious works on occult subjects that remain unparalled in their sheer scope and depth. This 1928 book was the first serious study in English of vampires and their... (read more)

Oceanic and Hawaii
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Hawaiian Mythology

Martha W Beckwith

Ku and Hina-man and woman-were the great ancestral gods of heaven and earth for the ancient Hawaiians. They were life's fruitfulness and all the generations of mankind, both those who are to come and those already born.... (read more)

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Ka: Stories of the Mind and Gods of India

Roberto Calasso

"A giddy invasion of stories--brilliant, enigmatic, troubling, outrageous, erotic, beautiful." --The New York Times Book Review "So brilliant that you can't look at it anymore--and you can't look at anything else. . . . No one will read it... (read more)

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Egyptian Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Goddesses, and Traditions of Ancient Egypt

Geraldine Pinch

Spanning Ancient Egyptian culture (ca. 3200 BC to AD 400), the Handbook of Egyptian Mythology is the only complete survey of Egyptian mythology of its kind available in English.... (read more)

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Telling the American Story: A Structural & Cultural Analysis of Conversational Storytelling

Livia Polanyi

Stories reflect culture, and American stories reflect American culture is Livia Polanyi's provocative thesis in Telling the American Story. Combining linguistic and cultural analyses, Polanyi provides thoughtful insights into many features of... (read more)

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African Folktales

Paul Radin

A selection of eighty-one folktales from the many cultures that exist south of the Sahara, African Folktales includes tales of the Hausa and the Ashanti, the Bantu, the Bushmen, and the Zulu. The narratives, which range from the mythical tale to the... (read more)

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Nart Sagas from the Caucasus: Myths and Legends from the Circassians, Abazas, Abkhaz, and Ubykhs

John Colarusso

"There is no comparable book in English. The translation looks quite fine! This is quite original work by one of the most prominent scholars of the Caucasus in this hemisphere, one who is also most knowledgeable in Indo-European mythology and is an... (read more)

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