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Funk and Wagnalls' standard dictionary of folklore mythology and legend

By: Leach, Maria, ed
Contributor(s): Fried, Jerome, associate ed
Material type: TextTextNew York Funk and Wagnalls c1950Description: Vol. 1 - x, 531p. Vol. 2 - pp. 533-1196Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume Subject(s): Encyclopedias and dictionaries | Mythology | Folklore | Legends
Contents:
Volume 1: A-I. Volume 2: J-Z
Abstract: 'Here are gathered together a representative sampling of the gods of the world, the folk heroes, culture heroes, tricksters, and numskulls, of the folklore of animals, birds, plants, insects, stones, gems, minerals, stars, dances, ballads, folk songs, festivals and rituals, food customs and their significances, games and children's rimes, riddles, tongue twisters, supernatural impregnations, and the supernatural beings of folk belief and story, such as demons, ogres, fairies, and 'little people,' guardian spirits, werewolves, vampires, zombies.'
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Volume 1: A-I. Volume 2: J-Z

'Here are gathered together a representative sampling of the gods of the world, the folk heroes, culture heroes, tricksters, and numskulls, of the folklore of animals, birds, plants, insects, stones, gems, minerals, stars, dances, ballads, folk songs, festivals and rituals, food customs and their significances, games and children's rimes, riddles, tongue twisters, supernatural impregnations, and the supernatural beings of folk belief and story, such as demons, ogres, fairies, and 'little people,' guardian spirits, werewolves, vampires, zombies.'

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