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Parallel Myths
Parallel Myths
by J F Bierlein
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Masks of God #02: Oriental Mythology: The Masks of God, Volume II
Masks of God #02: Oriental Mythology: The Masks of God, Volume II
by Joseph Campbell
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An exploration of Eastern mythology as it developed into the distinctive religions of Egypt, India, China, and Japan.... (read more)

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The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights
The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights
by Richard F. Burton and A. S. Byatt
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Robert Louis Stevenson called it a "a book that captivates in childhood and delights in age".<P>Bennett Cerf selected the tales in this edition in 1932 for the Modern Library as the "most famous and representative" from the multivolume translation... (read more)

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The Red Fairy Book
The Red Fairy Book
by Andrew Lang
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The famed folklorist collects 37 tales of enchantment, ranging from the familiar ("Rapunzel," "Jack and the Beanstalk," and "The Golden Goose") to lesser-known stories ("The Voice of Death," "The Enchanted Pig," and "The Master Thief"). Sources include... (read more)

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Inanna
Inanna
by Diane Wolkstein
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A fresh retelling of the ancient texts about Ishtar, the world's first goddess. Illustrated with visual artifacts of the period. "A great masterpiece of universal literature."--Mircea... (read more)

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The Death of King Arthur: A New Verse Translation
The Death of King Arthur: A New Verse Translation
by Simon Armitage
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First appearing around 1400, , or, is one of the most widely beloved and spectacularly alliterative poems ever penned in Middle English. Now, from the internationally acclaimed translator of , comes this magisterial new presentation of the Arthurian tale,... (read more)

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The Poetic Edda: Second Edition, Revised
The Poetic Edda: Second Edition, Revised
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The Poetic Edda comprises a treasure trove of mythic and spiritual verse holding an important place in Nordic culture, literature, and heritage. Its tales of strife and death form a repository, in poetic form, of Norse mythology and heroic lore... (read more)

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Gods, Demons and Symbols of Ancient Mesopotamia: An Illustrated Dictionary
Gods, Demons and Symbols of Ancient Mesopotamia: An Illustrated Dictionary
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Ancient Mesopotamia was a rich, varied and highly complex culture whose achievements included the invention of writing and the development of sophisticated urban society. This book offers an introductory guide to the beliefs and customs of the ancient... (read more)

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Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth, & Art
Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth, & Art
by Lewis Hyde
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Trickster Makes This World solidifies Lewis Hyde's reputation as, in Robert Bly's words, "the most subtle, thorough, and brilliant mythologist we now have." In it, Hyde now brings to life the playful and disruptive side of human imagination as it is... (read more)

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Folkloristics: An Introduction
Folkloristics: An Introduction
by Robert A Georges
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"Excellent." --The Reader's Review "Anybody contemplating the study and pursuit of folklore... will benefit from reading this presentation thoroughly to determine your place in this most exciting scholastic world." --Come-All-Ye This is the most complete... (read more)

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Dictionary of Symbolism: Culture Icons and the Meanings Behind Them
Dictionary of Symbolism: Culture Icons and the Meanings Behind Them
by Hans Biedermann
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Translated from the original German, this encyclopedic reference explores the meanings of some 2,000 symbols (aloe to zodiac), drawing on the past and present worlds of mythology, fairy tales, religion, literature, history, and archaeology. Some 600 b&... (read more)

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The Mythic Imagination: The Quest for Meaning Through Personal Mythology
The Mythic Imagination: The Quest for Meaning Through Personal Mythology
by Stephen Larsen
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Mythology is the universal tongue of human imagination. As a tool for self-discovery, mythology is also a way of gaining access to the secrets of the psyche. The Mythic Imagination is a quest for the ancient source of vision and meaning in the world of... (read more)

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At the Table of the Grail: No One Who Sets Forth on the Grail Quest Remains Unchanged
At the Table of the Grail: No One Who Sets Forth on the Grail Quest Remains Unchanged
by John Matthews
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The story of the Grail, one of the best known in the British mystery tradition, is not just a charming medieval legend, but an inexhaustible well of inspiration for people setting out on their own spiritual journey.... (read more)

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The Story of the Grail and the Passing of Arthur
The Story of the Grail and the Passing of Arthur
by Howard Pyle
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Time honored retelling of the Arthurian legends, including the adventures of Sir Galahad and the pursuit of the Holy Grail, as well as the last days of King Arthur &#8212; his attack on Sir Launcelot, fatal battle with Sir Mordred, and final journey... (read more)

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The Great Goddess: Reverence of the Divine Feminine from the Paleolithic to the Present
The Great Goddess: Reverence of the Divine Feminine from the Paleolithic to the Present
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• A study of the primordial figure of the Great Goddess and her continued worship through time as shown by the myths, shrines, and sanctuaries around the world that honor this powerful symbol of creation. • A noted historian on pre-Christian... (read more)

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An Open Life: Joseph Campbell in Conversation with Michael Toms
An Open Life: Joseph Campbell in Conversation with Michael Toms
by Joseph Campbell
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In the tradition of The Power of Myth, a conversation with Joseph Campbell that distills the mature wisdom and eclectic spiritual thinking of the world-renowned scholar and mythologist.... (read more)

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Indian Tales from Picuris Pueblo
Indian Tales from Picuris Pueblo
by Harrington
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Noted linguist Harrington collected stories, songs, and folkways accounts of birth, death, and hunting customs from Rosendo Vargas of Picuris Pueblo. Story characters include Giants, Elf, Fish Maiden, Shell Hat, Butterflies, Magpietail Boy, Old Coyote... (read more)

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Myths, Gods & Fantasy: A Dictionary
Myths, Gods & Fantasy: A Dictionary
by Pamela Allardice
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• Depicts the relationship of folk dance to historical trends such as colonization of the New World, industrialization, World War I and II, the Great Depression, and the counterculture movement • Examines folk dancing in the greater context of... (read more)

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The Goddess: Mythological Images of the Feminine
The Goddess: Mythological Images of the Feminine
by Christine Downing
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In a series of chapters each focusing on a different goddess or mythical woman, Christine Downing traces her own path of individuation from maiden-daughter to mature woman. A therapist, university professor of religion, and former president of the... (read more)

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Selected Tales (Brothers Grimm) (Penguin Classics)
Selected Tales (Brothers Grimm) (Penguin Classics)
by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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#1 New York Times bestseller Philip Pullman retells the world’s best-loved fairy tales on their 200th anniversary Two centuries ago, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published the first volume of Children’s and Household Tales. Now Philip Pullman, one... (read more)

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