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Hardcover. This indispensable reader maps a comprehensive and global study of food through key sources in folklore, unpacked with expert commentary and student-focused learning features. Editor(s): Long, Lucy M. Num Pages: 480 pages, 3 bw. BIC Classification: JFCV; JFHF; JHMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 189 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1383.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
480
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857857231
ISBN
9780857857231

€ 113.90

Paperback. Includes various stories. In, "Math Son of Mathonwy" two brothers plot to carry off the virginal Goewin, while in "Manawydan Son of Llyr" a chieftain roams throughout Britain after a spell is cast over his land. In "How Culhwch Won Olwen", a young man must complete many tasks before he can marry a giant's daughter. Translator(s): Gantz, Jeffrey. Num Pages: 320 pages, map, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 19. Weight in Grams: 236.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1976
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140443226
ISBN
9780140443226

€ 13.99
€ 11.29

Paperback. The 11 tales of the Mabinogion combine Celtic mythology and Arthurian romance. This new translation recreates the storytelling world of medieval Wales and re-invests the tales with the power of performance. Translator(s): Davies, Sioned. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 336 pages, one map. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 196 x 128 x 22. Weight in Grams: 248.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199218783
ISBN
9780199218783

€ 11.99
€ 10.47

Paperback. Num Pages: 80 pages, 25. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 112 x 181 x 8. Weight in Grams: 136.
Publisher
Bradwell Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910551516
ISBN
9781910551516

€ 7.27

Paperback. Includes tales such as young women go on long and difficult quests, wicked stepmothers turn children into geese and tsars ask dangerous riddles, with help or hindrance from magical dolls, cannibal witches, talking skulls, stolen wives, and brothers disguised as wise birds. Editor(s): Chandler, Robert. Translator(s): Chandler, Robert; Chandler, Robert; Chandler, Robert. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; FQ; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 127 x 196 x 29. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
496
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141442235
ISBN
9780141442235

€ 13.99
€ 11.20

Paperback. Translator(s): Guest, Lady Charlotte E. Series: Dover Thrift Editions. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 131 x 15. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486295411
ISBN
9780486295411

€ 6.99
€ 6.81

Hardcover. In over 1,000 entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern. It provides an authoritative reference source for this complex and captivating genre, exploring the tales themselves, the writers who wrote and reworked them, the artists who illustrated them, and much more. Editor(s): Zipes, Jack. Series: Oxford Companions. Num Pages: 768 pages, 60 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 165 x 42. Weight in Grams: 1370.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199689828
ISBN
9780199689828

€ 45.99
€ 45.77

Paperback. Translator(s): Dalley, Stephanie. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 368 pages, 1 frontispiece, 1 map,. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 272.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199538362
ISBN
9780199538362

€ 11.99
€ 10.39

Paperback. Editor(s): Christie, Deborah; Lauro, Sarah Juliet. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations, figures. BIC Classification: JFCA; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 229 x 17. Weight in Grams: 386.
Publisher
Fordham University Press
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780823234479
ISBN
9780823234479

€ 36.99
€ 32.97

Hardcover. The second revised edition of this dictionary bringing together over 500 nursery rhymes, songs, nonsense jingles, lullabies, and rhyming alphabets traditionally handed on to young children. This book incorporates results of recent scholarship and includes a new essay on the singing tradition of nursery rhymes. Each item comes with extensive notes. Editor(s): Opie, Iona; Opie, Peter. Num Pages: 592 pages, frontispiece, black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF; YBLB1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 142 x 38. Weight in Grams: 804.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
592
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Edition
2 Sub
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198600886
ISBN
9780198600886

€ 38.99
€ 27.59

Paperback. An innovative collection of folk ballads re-told by professional storytellers. In association with the Society of Storytelling Editor(s): Manwaring, Kevan. Num Pages: 192 pages, 20 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1DBK; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750970556
ISBN
9780750970556

€ 13.99
€ 11.34

Hardcover. "The present volume contains thirty-five fairy tales by nineteen writers, presented chronologically by author"--Introduction. Editor(s): Schultz, Gretchen; Seifert, Professor Lewis. Series: Oddly Modern Fairy Tales. Num Pages: 296 pages, 14 halftones. BIC Classification: 1DDF; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 151 x 206 x 25. Weight in Grams: 430.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691161655
ISBN
9780691161655

€ 24.99
€ 22.59

Hardcover. Editor(s): Colarusso, John; Salbiev, Tamirlan. Translator(s): May, Walter. Num Pages: 608 pages. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 155. .
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691170404
ISBN
9780691170404

€ 43.99
€ 38.34

Paperback. This first of four volumes accurately translating the wonderful tales of the Arabian nights. Editor(s): Mardrus, J. C.; Mathers, E. P. Num Pages: 656 pages. BIC Classification: FA; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 36. Weight in Grams: 686. Original green cloth. Illustrated by W.H. Robinson. All prints present. Light foxing
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
678
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1986
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
KOC0003137
ISBN
9780415045391

€ 27.99
€ 24.00

Paperback. Offers a collection of the haunting German stories from the past 200 years. This title includes Hoffmann's hallucinatory portrait of terror and insanity "The Sandman"; Chamisso's influential black masterpiece "Peter Schlemiel", where a man barters his own shadow; and Kafka's chilling, disturbing satire "In the Penal Colony". Translator(s): Wortsman, Peter. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1DFG; DQ; FYT; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 125 x 197 x 22. Weight in Grams: 284.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141198804
ISBN
9780141198804

€ 16.99
€ 13.73

Paperback. Ranging from classical times to pop culture, this collection will appeal to art historians, feminists, classicists, cultural critics and anyone interested in mythology. Editor(s): Garber, Marjorie; Vickers, Nancy J. Num Pages: 346 pages, 30 illustrations. BIC Classification: DQ; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 153 x 16. Weight in Grams: 512.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415900997
ISBN
9780415900997

€ 42.99
€ 42.87

Paperback. Originally published in 1992 by Anchor Press, this translated and edited collection of folklore offers a panorama of Mayan mythic heritage. These legends narrate origin and creation stories, explain the natural world and reinforce cultural belief and values such as honesty, sharing, fairness, ability and industriousness. Editor(s): Sexton, James D. Translator(s): Sexton, James D. Num Pages: 302 pages. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 500.
Publisher
University of New Mexico Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780826321046
ISBN
9780826321046

€ 30.75

Paperback. Editor(s): Bilewicz, Michal; Cichocka, Aleksandra; Soral, Wiktor. Num Pages: 222 pages, 13 black & white illustrations, 5 black & white tables, 1 black & white halftones, 12 bla. BIC Classification: JFHC; JHB; JMH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 157 x 235 x 16. Weight in Grams: 342.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138815230
ISBN
9781138815230

€ 48.19

Paperback. Provides introduction to the language and background of the legends as well as a history of Dede Korkut scholarship. This title features tales that are suitable for students of world mythology and folklore. It is partly in prose and partly in verse, and includes legends that were sung or chanted in the courts and camps of political leaders. Num Pages: 242 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DQ; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 160 x 14. Weight in Grams: 392.
Publisher
University of Texas Press United States
Number of pages
242
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Condition
New
SKU
V9780292707870
ISBN
9780292707870

€ 24.99
€ 23.51

Paperback. Folk Legends from Tono takes readers on a magical tour through the psychic landscape of the Japanese "spirit world" that was a part of its oral folk tradition for centuries. Morse's insightful interpretation of the tales, his rich cultural annotations, and the evocative original illustrations make this book unforgettable. Num Pages: 170 pages, 40 black & white illustrations, 2 black & white halftones, 1 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; JFHF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 230 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 254.
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442248229
ISBN
9781442248229

€ 34.99
€ 33.24

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