Once Upon a Galaxy

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August House, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 251 pages
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In this anthology, author Josepha Sherman, who is both a fantasy writer and editor and a trained folklorist, traces parallels between the worlds of science fiction, fantasy, and folklore. The 50 folktales included here come from Japan, ancient Greece, Persia, Nigeria, the Ukraine, the British Isles, Ghana, Hawaii, Finland, Chile, as well as Jewish and native American mythology. Photos, illustrations, source notes, and bibliography.

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Loved this book. I enjoy collections of folklore, typicallyformatted by either culture or achetype; But Sherman's format offers a brilliant way to look at folklore. By giving each mini collection its ... Read full review


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Josepha Sherman is a writer, editor, and folklorist. She primarily writes fantasy and science fiction novels, but she has also written children's works in numerous genres and nonfiction works, including biographies of sports icons, business leaders, and famous explorers. She won the 1990 Compton Crook Award for The Shining Falcon.

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