Books in category Social Science – Folklore & Mythology

  • Fairies Fractious Women and the Old Faith

    Fairies, Fractious Women, and the Old Faith
    Regina Buccola

    Fairies, unruly women, and vestigial Catholicism constituted a frequently invoked triad in late sixteenth-and early seventeenth-century drama which has seldom been critically examined and therefore constitutes a significant lacuna in …

  • Inside the Classroom and Out

    Inside the Classroom (and Out)
    Kenneth L. Untiedt

    Looks at the role folklore plays in education.

  • The Gift of Stories Practical and Spiritual Applications of Autobiography Life Stories and Personal Mythmaking

    The Gift of Stories: Practical and Spiritual Applications of Autobiography, Life Stories, and Personal Mythmaking
    Robert Atkinson

    The stories we tell about ourselves are guided by cultural patterns and enduring elements.

  • The Saga of the Volsungs

    The Saga of the Volsungs

    The Saga of the Volsungs is an Icelandic epic of special interest to admirers of Richard Wagner, who drew heavily upon this Norse source in writing his Ring Cycle and a primary source for writers of fantasy such as J. R. R. Tolkien and …

  • Decoys and Disruptions

    Decoys and Disruptions
    Martha Rosler

    The first comprehensive collection of writings byMartha Rosler considers the intersection of art and politics, theoperation of art systems, feminist art practices, and the media.

  • Creative Storytelling

    Creative Storytelling
    Jack Zipes

    Describes classroom storytelling and outlines the process for teachers to follow, and includes variations of fairy tales

  • CELTIC WONDER TALES

    CELTIC WONDER TALES
    Ella Young

    This is a wonderful, enchanting collection of 12 Celtic and magical tales from Ella Young. Children aged 7-12 years old will be enchanted by the magical, mysterious stories.

  • Legends of Charlemagne

    Legends of Charlemagne
    Thomas Bulfinch

    The plan he followed in this work, to give it the greatest possible usefulness, is set forth in the Author's Preface.

  • La Llorona

    La Llorona
    Judith Beatty

    Judith S. Beatty is a 30-year resident of New Mexico who first heard La Llorona on the Santa Fe River in 1974. In addition to compiling and editing these stories, she authored a screenplay in 1992 that became the video, "La Llorona.

  • FOLKLORE AND FAIRYTALES OF THE NORTH AMERICAN

    FOLKLORE AND FAIRYTALES OF THE NORTH AMERICAN
    Various

    A unique collection of North American Indian myths and legends collected during the late 1800's and originally published in 1891.

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