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Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales (C. G. Jung Foundation Books Series)
By Shambhala Publications
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mpn: 9780877739746, ean: 9780877739746, isbn: 0877739749,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Fairy tales seem to be innocent stories, yet they contain profound lessons for those who would dive deep into their waters of meaning. In this book, Marie-Louise von Franz uncovers some of the important lessons concealed in tales from around the world, drawing on the wealth of her knowledge of folklore, her experience as a psychoanalyst and a collaborator with Jung, and her great personal wisdom. Among the many topics discussed in relation to the dark side of life and human psychology, both indi

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781539006305, isbn: 1539006301,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an American children's novel written by author L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W. W. Denslow, originally published by the George M. Hill Company in Chicago on May 17, 1900. It has since been reprinted on numerous occasions, most often under the title The Wizard of Oz, which is the title of the popular 1902 Broadway musical as well as the iconic 1939 musical film adaptation. The story chronicles the adventures of a young farm girl named Dorothy in the magical Land o

Russian Fairy Tales
By The Planet
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mpn: 1, colour illustrations, ean: 9781909115590, isbn: 1909115592,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
This richly illustrated collection includes five popular Russian folk tales: Vasilisa the Beautiful; Maria Morevna; The Feather of Finist the Falcon; The Frog-Tsarevna; Tsarevich Ivan, the Firebird and the Grey Wolf. The illustrations featured in this edition were created in the early 20th century by Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin, a famous Russian illustrator and stage designer, who was inspired by Slavic folklore throughout his career. He was a prominent figure in the artistic movement Mir Iskusstva

Hercules (Short Tales Greek Myths)
By Magic Wagon
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ean: 9781602701359, isbn: 1602701350,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
The legends of Hercules strength and resourcefulness are among the most famous of Greek mythology. Follow him as he completes his twelve Labors in this brilliantly illustrated Greek myth. Short Tales is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Publishing Group. Grades 3-6.

The Wanderer's Havamal
By Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
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ean: 9781624668425, isbn: 1624668429,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
The Wanderer's Hávamál features Jackson Crawford’s complete, carefully revised English translation of the Old Norse poem Hávamál, newly annotated for this volume, together with facing original Old Norse text sourced directly from the Codex Regius manuscript.Rounding out the volume are Crawford’s classic Cowboy Hávamál and translations of other related texts central to understanding the character, wisdom, and mysteries of Óðinn (Odin). Portable and reader-friendly, it makes an

Fate of the Norns
By Pendelhaven
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ean: 9780986541407, isbn: 0986541400,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Legend has it that during every man's birth, the three Norns come to discuss his destiny and time of death. When they decide that man's fate, no mortal or deity may change the course of the future. It is said that even Ragnarok, the twilight of the Gods, was determined by the Norns. The Aesir and the Vanir have settled their war, and the age of man has dawned. Adventure throughout Midgard as an: Angel of Death, Berzerkir, Blacksmith, Druid, Fardrengir, Galdr, Godi, Maiden of Ratatosk, Missionary

Qualla: Home of the Middle Cherokee Settlement
By Worldcomm
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ean: 9781566641982, isbn: 1566641985,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
Most of the original Cherokees residing in the Qualla Boundary of the Great Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina and in are descendants of the Old Middle Settlement stock of people. They avoided the Trail of Tears. Hereâ??s their story.

Hesiod: Theogony, Works and Days, Shield
By imusti
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ean: 9780801879845, isbn: 0801879841,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
Hesiod belongs to the transitional period in Greek civilization between the oral tradition and the introduction of a written alphabet. His two major surviving works, the Theogony and the Works and Days, address the divine and the mundane, respectively. The Theogony traces the origins of the Greek gods and recounts the events surrounding the crowning of Zeus as their king. A manual of moral instruction in verse, the Works and Days was addressed to farmers and peasants.Introducing his celebrated t

The Book of the Hakutaku: A Bestiary of Japanese Monsters (Yokai)
By Matthew Meyer
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ean: 9780985218454, isbn: 0985218452,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Ancient legend tells of an encyclopedia called The Book of the Hakutaku, which was given to the emperor by a magical beast. This book contained information about all the spirits, gods, and demons in the universe. It was lost long ago, but parts of it were copied down. People have been collecting information about the spirit world in supernatural encyclopedias ever since. Throughout Japan's history, artists have gathered folklore from various sources and bundled them into illustrated, multi-volum

Tree of Souls: The Mythology of Judaism
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 10 haltone illustrations, ean: 9780195327137, isbn: 0195327136,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
The first anthology of Jewish mythology in English, Tree of Souls reveals a mythical tradition as rich and as fascinating as any in the world. Drawing from the Bible, the Pseudepigrapha, the Talmud and Midrash, the kabbalistic literature, medieval folklore, Hasidic texts, and oral lore collected in the modern era, Schwartz has gathered together nearly 700 of the key Jewish myths. The myths themselves are marvelous. We read of Adams diamond and the Land of Eretz (where it is always dark), the fal

Heimskringla: History of the Kings of Norway
By University of Texas Press
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ean: 9780292730618, isbn: 0292730616,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, Heimskringla recounts the history of the kings of Norway through the reign of Olaf Haraldsson, who became Norway's patron saint. Once found in most homes and schools and still regarded as a national treasure, Heimskringla influenced the thinking and literary style of Scandinavia over several centuries.University of Texas Press.

Sixteen Cowries: Yoruba Divination from Africa to the New World
By Indiana University Press
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ean: 9780253208477, isbn: 0253208475,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
... a landmark in research of African oral traditions.''―African Arts... a significant contribution to the understanding of Yoruba religious belief, magic, and art.'' ―Journal of Religion in AfricaYoruba texts and English translations of a divination system that originated in Nigeria and is widely practiced today by male and female diviners in the diaspora. A landmark edition.

Isaac Bashevis Singer: The Collected Stories: A Library of America Boxed Set
By Library of America
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ean: 9781598534559, isbn: 1598534556,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Now in a deluxe boxed set, The Library of America's three-volume collector's edition of the beloved Nobel Prize-winning writer and master storyteller.  First pubished ten years ago to mark the centennial of the birth of Isaac Bashevis Singer, one of ten American writers to be awarded the Nobel Prize and perhaps the most influential and beloved Jewish American author, Isaac Bashevis Singer: The Collected Stories is now reissued in a deluxe boxed set. Beginning with ''Gimpel the Fool,'' whose ti

The Song of Achilles
By Ecco
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ean: 9780062060617, isbn: 0062060619,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
The legend begins... Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia to be raised in the shadow of King Peleus and his golden son, Achilles. “The best of all the Greeks”—strong, beautiful, and the child of a goddess—Achilles is everything the shamed Patroclus is not. Yet despite their differences, the boys become steadfast companions. Their bond deepens as they grow into young men and become skilled in the arts of war and medicine

Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings (Illustrated Edition, Slipcased)
By Liveright
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ean: 9781631494468, isbn: 1631494465,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Vividly translated and lushly illustrated, this edition of the Persian epic Shahnameh is fully illuminated for new audiences. Ferdowsi’s classic poem Shahnameh is part myth, part history–beginning with the legend of the birth of the Persian nation and its tumultuous history, it contains magical birds and superhuman heroes and centuries-long battles. Written over 1,000 years ago, it was meant to protect Persian collective memory amidst a turbulent sea of cultural storms. Originally written in

The Once and Future King
By Putnam Adult
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ean: 9780399105975, isbn: 0399105972,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
T. H. White’s masterful retelling of the saga of King Arthur is a fantasy classic as legendary as Excalibur and Camelot, and a poignant story of adventure, romance, and magic that has enchanted readers for generations.   Once upon a time, a young boy called “Wart” was tutored by a magician named Merlyn in preparation for a future he couldn’t possibly imagine. A future in which he would ally himself with the greatest knights, love a legendary queen and unite a country dedicated to chival

The Diloggun: The Orishas, Proverbs, Sacrifices, and Prohibitions of Cuban Santeria
By Destiny Books
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ean: 9780892819126, isbn: 9780892819126,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
The first book on Santería’s holiest divination system to thoroughly explore each family of odu and how their actions and reactions affect the spiritual development of the client. • Includes the major considerations for sacrifice, providing the diviner with ways to placate and supplicate the Afro-Cuban deities known as orishas. • Demonstrates how to properly end a reading so that negative vibrations are fully removed from the diviner's home. • Provides a thoroughly detailed description

By Penguin Books
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mpn: 9780141196886, ean: 9780141196886, isbn: 9780141196886,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula with the purchase of a London house, he makes a series of horrific discoveries about his client. Soon afterwards, various bizarre incidents unfold in England: an apparently unmanned ship is w

The Telltale Lilac Bush and Other West Virginia Ghost Tales
By Brand: The University Press of Kentucky
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mpn: 9780813101361, ean: 9780813101361, isbn: 0813101360,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
'' West Virginia boasts an unusually rich heritage of ghost tales. Originally West Virginians told these hundred stories not for idle amusement but to report supernatural experiences that defied ordinary human explanation. From jealous rivals and ghostly children to murdered kinsmen and omens of death, these tales reflect the inner lives―the hopes, beliefs, and fears―of a people. Like all folklore, these tales reveal much of the history of the region: its isolation and violence, the passions

Jung on Mythology
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415199445, isbn: 0415199441,

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At least three major questions can be asked of myth: what is its subject matter? What is its origin? What is its function? Theories of myth may differ in the answers they give to any of these questions, but more basically they may also differ on which of the questions they ask. C.G. Jung's theory is one of the few that purports to answer fully all three questions.This volume collects and organizes the key passages on myth by Jung himself and by some of the most prominent Jungian writers after hi

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