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Get Folklore, Horror Stories, and the Slender Man: The PDF

April 21, 2018 | Folklore Mythology | By admin | 0 Comments

By S. Chess,E. Newsom

ISBN-10: 1137498528

ISBN-13: 9781137498526

ISBN-10: 1349505226

ISBN-13: 9781349505227

The narrow guy entered the final well known attention in could 2014, while younger ladies led a 3rd lady right into a forest and stabbed her. interpreting the expansion of the net horror phenomenon, this ebook introduces targeted attributes of electronic tradition and establishes a wanted framework for reviews of alternative net memes and mythologies.

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Seamus Mac Aonghusa,Ríonach uí Ógáin's Mise an Fear Ceoil: Seamus Ennis – Dialann Taistil PDF

April 21, 2018 | Folklore Mythology | By admin | 0 Comments

By Seamus Mac Aonghusa,Ríonach uí Ógáin

ISBN-10: 1905560079

ISBN-13: 9781905560073

his publication presents a desirable perception into the existence and paintings of piper and tune collector Séamus Ennis in the course of his interval as full-time collector with the Irish Folklore fee while he labored in counties Galway, Clare, Mayo, Donegal, Limerick and Cavan.Séamus Ennis was once born in north County Dublin, and on the age of twenty-three used to be appointed by way of the Irish Folklore fee as a collector. His paintings concerned traveling to diverse components of eire to record conventional tune and tune in oral culture. The diary he stored of his time within the box operating for the fee is a part of the nationwide Folklore assortment at UCD, and has now been released through Ríonach uí Ógáin.

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Download e-book for iPad: Peoria's Haunted Memories by Stephanie E. McCarthy

April 21, 2018 | Folklore Mythology | By admin | 0 Comments

By Stephanie E. McCarthy

ISBN-10: 0738560081

ISBN-13: 9780738560083

on the center of Peoria's Haunted thoughts is the wealthy and compelling historical past and folklore of the Peoria zone. constructions and cemeteries in and round the urban offer perfect stomping grounds for plenty of stressed specters. during this number of haunted websites, the reader can be brought to a couple of Peoria's best-loved mansions, associations, and graveyards, in addition to a lot of its extra illustrious electorate. From Bartonville nation sanatorium to Bradley college, ancient downtown theaters, resorts and taverns, and native church buildings, the place ghostly congregants and ministers proceed to worship, this publication offers those ghost tales and legends for the fi rst time jointly in print. as well as delivering exciting stories, Peoria's Haunted stories serves as a special advisor for the intrepid supernatural sleuth looking confi rmation that the lifeless don't continuously relaxation in peace.

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New PDF release: The Islamic Context of The Thousand and One Nights

April 21, 2018 | Folklore Mythology | By admin | 0 Comments

By Muhsin J. al-Musawi

ISBN-10: 0231146345

ISBN-13: 9780231146340

In this attention-grabbing learn, Muhsin J. al-Musawi indicates how deeply Islamic background and tradition is embedded within the stories of The Thousand and One Nights (known to many because the Arabian Nights) and the way this integration invitations readers to make an Islamic milieu. Conservative Islam dismisses The Thousand and One Nights as facile renowned literature, and liberal perspectives omit the wealthy Islamic context of the textual content. imminent the textual content with a clean and impartial eye, al-Musawi reads the stories opposed to Islamic faculties of suggestion and theology and recovers persuasive ancient facts to bare the cultural and non secular fight over Islam that drives the book's narrative pressure and binds its probably fragmented stories.

Written by way of a couple of authors over a stretch of centuries, The Thousand and One Nights depicts a burgeoning, city Islamic tradition in all its type and complexity. As al-Musawi demonstrates, the stories rfile their very own areas and sessions of construction, reflecting the Islamic individual's becoming publicity to a few entertainments and temptations and their clash with the tasks of religion. geared toward a various viewers, those tales stick with a story arc that starts with corruption and ends with redemption, conforming to a paradigm that has the same opinion with the sociological and non secular matters of Islam and the Islamic country. by way of emphasizing Islam in his research of those wonderful and educational stories, al-Musawi not just illuminates the work's constant equation among paintings and existence, yet he additionally sheds mild on its underlying narrative energy. His examine deals an excellent portrait of medieval Islam besides, in particular its social, political, and financial associations and its special practices of storytelling.

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H. Arlo Nimmo's Pele, Volcano Goddess of Hawai‘i: A History PDF

April 21, 2018 | Folklore Mythology | By admin | 0 Comments

By H. Arlo Nimmo

ISBN-10: 0786463473

ISBN-13: 9780786463473

This ebook is a biography of the Hawaiian volcano goddess Pele and a background of her faith. it truly is meant for the final reader yet H. Arlo Nimmo has pointed out his resources should you desire to pursue additional research. The e-book is predicated at the English-language literature approximately Pele, together with translations from Hawaiian and ecu languages. the 1st 3 chapters speak about the normal literature and faith of Pele. next chapters talk about the continued trust in Pele in post-contact Hawai´i, together with her manifestations, her ceremonies, her new roles, her alleged "curse" and her present faith. Appendices comprise "Siblings of Pele," "Places within the Hawaiian Islands Visited through Pele" and "Epithets for Pele."

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Read e-book online Gli dèi della Grecia (Gli Adelphi) (Italian Edition) PDF

April 21, 2018 | Folklore Mythology | By admin | 0 Comments

By Walter Otto,G. Moretti,A. Stavru,G. Federici Airoldi

ISBN-10: 8845930645

ISBN-13: 9788845930645

Appassionante e insuperata ricostruzione dell’universo religioso greco, questo libro avvicina sapientemente il lettore alle determine della religione olimpica – e al loro peculiare modo di manifestarsi – seguendo una duplice through: da un lato Otto esamina il culto dei dodici dèi olimpici (soffermandosi anzitutto su Atena, Apollo, Artemide, Afrodite, Ermete), dall’altro ce li presenta come esseri che, grazie alle loro divine epifanie – tanto different eppure così sottilmente collegate le une alle altre –, vivono una vita inesauribile, compiuta in sé. E ammirevole è l. a. sua prosa allorché si confronta con le più enigmatiche fra le divinità, come nel famoso ritratto di Ermete, dove lo stile di Otto ci appare in tutto il suo evocativo nitore: alto e insieme capace di filtrare una impeccabile dottrina – e di parlare degli dèi in un modo che i suoi soggetti certamente non riterrebbero inappropriato. l. a. raffigurazione della religione omerica che ne risulta – «coscienza sempre viva della prossimità del divino», «pura forma del mondo», spazio della conoscenza e della luce – ha costituito un modello in step with intere generazioni di studiosi di cui Otto è stato il maestro, primo fra tutti Karl Kerényi, ed è stata non meno presente a chi ha sempre guardato a lui – è il caso di Heidegger – come a un illuminato interprete del passato.
"Gli dèi della Grecia" uscì in keeping with l. a. prima volta nel 1929. l. a. presente edizione è arricchita da un saggio inedito su Zeus, l. a. divinità suprema che ancora mancava all’appello nel testo originale tedesco – testo che in questa versione raggiunge così definitiva completezza.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Frank C. Brown Collection of NC Folklore: Vol. VII: by Newman Ivey White,Wayland D. Hand

April 21, 2018 | Folklore Mythology | By admin | 0 Comments

By Newman Ivey White,Wayland D. Hand

ISBN-10: 0822302594

ISBN-13: 9780822302599

Frank C. Brown prepared the North Carolina Folklore Society in 1913. either Dr. Brown and the Society accumulated shops from individuals—Brown via his periods at Duke college and during his summer time expeditions within the North Carolina mountains, and the Society via interviewing its members—and additionally levied at the earlier collections made by means of neighbors and individuals of the Society. the outcome used to be a wide mass of texts and notes assembled over a interval of approximately 40 years and overlaying each element of neighborhood tradition.

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Get UNESCO on the Ground: Local Perspectives on Intangible PDF

April 21, 2018 | Folklore Mythology | By admin | 0 Comments

By Michael Dylan Foster,Lisa Gilman

ISBN-10: 0253019400

ISBN-13: 9780253019400

For approximately 70 years, the United countries academic, clinical and Cultural association (UNESCO) has performed an important position in constructing guidelines and suggestions for facing intangible cultural history. What has been the impact of such sweeping worldwide guidelines on these really tormented by them? How hooked up is UNESCO with what's taking place each day, at the flooring, in neighborhood groups? Drawing upon six groups ranging throughout 3 continents—from India, South Korea, Malawi, Japan, Macedonia and China—and targeting competition, ritual, and dance, this quantity illuminates the complexities and demanding situations confronted by means of those who are drawn, in numerous methods, into UNESCO’s orbit. a few fight to include UNESCO popularity into their very own neighborhood figuring out of culture; others focus on the fallout of a failed intangible cultural historical past nomination. by way of exploring in the neighborhood, by way of taking a look outward from the interior, the essays convey how a normative coverage resembling UNESCO’s intangible cultural historical past coverage can tackle particular institutions and inflections. some of the key questions and topics emerge around the case experiences and 3 accompanying commentaries: problems with terminology; energy struggles among neighborhood, nationwide and foreign stakeholders; the worth of overseas acceptance; and what forces form choice procedures. With examples from worldwide, and a stability of neighborhood reports with broader views, this quantity presents a special comparative method of well timed questions of culture and alter in a swiftly globalizing world.

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Read e-book online Gelehrte Verhandlung der Materie von den Erscheinungen der PDF

April 21, 2018 | Folklore Mythology | By admin | 0 Comments

By Augustin Calmet,Matthias Wagner

ISBN-10: 3739234288

ISBN-13: 9783739234281

"Seit ungefähr sechzig Jahren hat sich in Ungarn, Polen, Schlesien und Mähren ein neues Schauspiel hervorgetan, indem dort Leute, die schon mehrere Jahre oder Monate zuvor verstorben sind, wieder zurückkommen, reden, gehen, die Dörfer beunruhigen, Menschen und Tiere misshandeln, ihren Verwandten das Blut aussaugen, ihnen Krankheiten und schließlich gar den Tod verursachen, und sich auch von solchen überlästigen und schädlichen Besuchen nicht zurückhalten lassen, bis guy ihre Leiber wieder ausgräbt, spießt, ihnen das Haupt abschlägt, das Herz ausreißt, oder sie verbrennt..."
(Augustin Calmet)

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Read e-book online Keeping Slug Woman Alive: A Holistic Approach to American PDF

April 21, 2018 | Folklore Mythology | By admin | 0 Comments

By Greg Sarris

ISBN-10: 0520080068

ISBN-13: 9780520080065

ISBN-10: 0520080076

ISBN-13: 9780520080072

This impressive number of 8 essays bargains a unprecedented point of view at the factor of cross-cultural verbal exchange. Greg Sarris is worried with American Indian texts, either oral and written, in addition to with different American Indian cultural phenomena resembling basketry and faith. His essays disguise more than a few subject matters that come with orality, paintings, literary feedback, and pedagogy, and show that folks can see greater than simply "what issues appear to be." all through, he asks: How will we learn throughout cultures with the intention to inspire verbal exchange instead of to shut it down?

Sarris keeps that cultural practices will be understood merely of their residing, altering contexts. relevant to his procedure is an figuring out of storytelling, a tradition that embodies the entire indeterminateness, structural looseness, multivalence, and richness of tradition itself. He describes encounters among his Indian aunts and Euro-American scholars and the problem of interpreting in a reservation lecture room; he brings the studies of prior ethnographers out of museums into the sunshine of up to date literary and anthropological theory.

Sarris's viewpoint is outstanding: son of a Coast Miwok/Pomo father and a Jewish mom, he used to be raised through Mabel McKay—a popular Cache Creek Pomo basketweaver and medication woman—and via others, Indian and non-Indian, in Santa Rosa, California. proficient at Stanford, he's now a school professor and lately grew to become Chairman of the Federated Coast Miwok tribe. His personal tale is woven into those essays and offers useful insights for someone attracted to cross-cultural communique, together with educators, theorists of language and tradition, and basic readers.

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