Storytelling Encyclopedia: Historical, Cultural, and Multiethnic Approaches to Oral Traditions Around the World

Oryx Press, 1997 - 543 páginas
Includes African American storytelling, afterlife, Agamemnon, Ali Baba, allegory, American storytelling, ancient Greek storytelling, animals, Apache storytelling, apocalypse, Argonauts, Artemis, King Arthur, Baal, Baba Yaga, Babylonian storytelling, ballad, bards, Beauty and the Beast, Beowulf, Bible, birth, Black Elk, Bluebeard, Daniel Boone, Brer Rabbit, Buddha, Camelot, Celtic storytelling, Charlemagne, Cherokee storytelling, Chinese storytelling, clown, origin of corn, Corn Mother, cosmic egg, creation myths, Davy Crockett, crone, death, Demeter, devil, divine child, Dogon storytelling, dreams, dwarfs, Earth Mother, Egyptian storytelling, elves, Eskimo storytelling, European storytelling, fairies, fairy tale, father, fertility stories, Finnish storytelling, flood stories, folklore, folktale, fox, French storytelling, frog, the frog prince, gender Book of Genesis, German storytelling, giants, Gilgamesh, God, goddesses, gods, Grimm brothers, Guinevere, Gypsies, Haitian storytelling, Hare, Hawaiian storytelling, heaven, Hebrew storytelling, Hel, hell, Helen of Troy, hero, heroine, Hindu storytelling, Holy Grail, Homer, Hopi storytelling, horse, Horus, Iktome, Iliad, Incan storytelling, Inanna, Indian storytelling, Irish storytelling, Islam, Israelites, Japanese storytelling, Jason, Jesus, Jewish storytelling, Johnny Appleseed, Carl Jung, Kachinas, Karna, kings, Jean de la Fontaine, Lancelot,

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DAVID ADAMS LEEMING is professor emeritus of English and comparative literature at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, where he has taught since 1969. He held the position of Lycee English Head at Robert College, Istanbul, from 1961 to 1963 and again from 1966 to 1969. Leeming is the author of Mythology: The Voyage of the Hero and The World of Myth. He is also the coauthor of several works, including God: Myths of the Male Divine, Dictionary of Creation Myths, Encyclopedia of Creation Myths, and Goddess: Myths of the Female Divine and the forthcoming Mythology of Native North America. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from Princeton University and a master's degree and a Ph.D. from New York University.

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