Encyclopedia Of Fairies In World Folklore And Mythology
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📒Encyclopedia Of Fairies In World Folklore And Mythology ✍ Theresa Bane
✏Encyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology Book Summary : Fairies have been revered and feared, sometimes simultaneously, throughout recorded history. This encyclopedia of concise entries, from the A-senee-ki-waku of northeastern North America to the Zips of Central America and Mexico, includes more than 2,500 individual beings and species of fairy and nature spirits from a wide range of mythologies and religions from all over the globe.
📒Encyclopedia Of Spirits And Ghosts In World Mythology ✍ Theresa Bane
✏Encyclopedia of Spirits and Ghosts in World Mythology Book Summary : Of all the anomalous phenomenon reported, ghost sightings are by far the most common. The words "ghost" and "spirit" are used interchangeably in American English but in other cultures the lingering souls of the departed are not to be confused with ancestral spirits, demonic spirits, numens oråÊpoltergeists. This encyclopedia lists hundreds of entities of the spirit realm--from aatxe to zuzeca--from world mythology and folklore.
📒The Encyclopedia Of Celtic Mythology And Folklore ✍ Patricia Monaghan
✏The Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore Book Summary : Presents an illustrated A to Z reference containing over 1,000 entries providing information on Celtic myths, fables and legends from Ireland, Scotland, Celtic Britain, Wales, Brittany, central France, and Galicia.
✏American Myths Legends and Tall Tales An Encyclopedia of American Folklore 3 volumes Book Summary : A fascinating survey of the entire history of tall tales, folklore, and mythology in the United States from earliest times to the present, including stories and myths from the modern era that have become an essential part of contemporary popular culture. • Presents a compelling mix of some 500 entries drawn from traditional Native American and European American culture as well as Mexican American, African American, Chinese American, and other national traditions • Includes numerous primary documents that help readers to pinpoint and understand the origins of different myths and legends as well as how they evolve over time • Features a wide variety of entries drawn from newer traditions of science fiction, urban legends, and conspiracy theories • Supplies bibliographic references with each entry that include websites for further reading and research
✏The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales 3 Volumes Book Summary : Provides entries on themes and motifs, individuals, characters and character types, national traditions, and genres of folk and fairy tales from around the world.
✏Encyclopedia of Beasts and Monsters in Myth Legend and Folklore Book Summary : “Here there be dragons”—this notation was often made on ancient maps to indicate the edges of the known world and what lay beyond. Heroes who ventured there were only as great as the beasts they encountered. This encyclopedia contains more than 2,200 monsters of myth and folklore, who both made life difficult for humans and fought by their side. Entries describe the appearance, behavior, and cultural origin of mythic creatures well-known and obscure, collected from traditions around the world.
📒Encyclopedia Of Imaginary And Mythical Places ✍ Theresa Bane
✏Encyclopedia of Imaginary and Mythical Places Book Summary : The heavens and hells of the world's religions and the "far, far away" legends cannot be seen or visited, but they remain an integral part of culture and history. This encyclopedia catalogs more than 800 imaginary and mythological lands from all over the world, including fairy realms, settings from Arthurian lore, and kingdoms found in fairy tales and political and philosophical works, including Sir Thomas More's Utopia and Plato's Atlantis. From al A'raf, the limbo of Islam, to Zulal, one of the many streams that run through Paradise, entries give the literary origin of each site, explain its cultural context, and describe its topical features, listing variations on names when applicable. Cross-referenced for ease of use, this compendium will prove useful to scholars, researchers or anyone wishing to tour the unseen landscapes of myth and legend.
📒Storytelling ✍ Josepha Sherman
✏Storytelling Book Summary : A collection of informative entries providing a definitive and fascinating study of the wide world of storytelling.
📒Watercolor Fairies ✍ David Riché
✏Watercolor Fairies Book Summary : For aspiring fantasy artists, this inspirational guide shows how to draw flower fairies, celestial spirits, and mischievous dark fairies. 350 illustrations, 300 in color.
📒The Greenwood Encyclopedia Of Folktales And Fairy Tales G P ✍ Donald Haase
✏The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales G P Book Summary : Provides alphabetically arranged entries on folk and fairy tales from around the world, including information on authors, subjects, themes, characters, and national traditions.