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Legends and Romances of Brittany

Lewis Spence - Fiction - 1917 - 420 pages
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Favorite African Folktales

Nelson Mandela - Fiction - 2002 - 240 pages
A collection of some of the oldest African tales, selected by Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, which presents such themes as cunning animals, magic spells, and ...
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The Annotated Classic Fairy Tales

Maria Tatar - Fiction - 2002 - 445 pages
Twenty-six classic fairy tales are supplemented by extensive literary, cultural, and historical commentary.
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Lilith's Cave: Jewish Tales of the Supernatural

Howard Schwartz - Fiction - 1991 - 288 pages
Tales of terror and the supernatural hold an honored position in the Jewish folkloric tradition. Howard Schwartz has superbly translated and retold fifty of the best of these ...
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The Dybbuk and the Yiddish Imagination: A Haunted Reader

Joachim Neugroschel - Fiction - 2000 - 412 pages
The Dybbuk is arguably the most famous play in the Yiddish repertoire and plays an intrinsic part in the cultural system that created the Yiddish imagination. Along with this ...
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African Myths of Origin

Stephen Belcher - Fiction - 2005 - 544 pages
Gathering a wide range of traditional African myths, this compelling new collection offers tales of heroes battling mighty serpents and monstrous birds, brutal family conflict ...
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Seven Viking Romances

none - Fiction - 2005 - 304 pages
Combining traditional myth, oral history and re-worked European legend to depict an ancient realm of heroism and wonder, the seven tales collected here are among the most ...
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Russian Magic Tales from Pushkin to Platonov

Fiction - 2012 - 496 pages
'She turned into a frog, into a lizard, into all kinds of other reptiles and then into a spindle' In these tales, young women go on long and difficult quests, wicked ...
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Irish Folk Tales

Henry H. Glassie - Fiction - 1997 - 354 pages
Gathers traditional stories about kings, saints, ghosts, writers, fools, wise people, fairies, treasures, witchcraft, and the past
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