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The Dragon: Fear and Power by Martin Arnold - review

The Dragon: Fear and Power by Martin Arnold

The potency of dragons as symbols for human fears, weaknesses, and aspirations is the subject of Arnold’s (Old Northern studies, Univ. 197 more words

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Women Who Fly by Serinity Young - review

Women Who Fly: Goddesses, Witches, Mystics, and Other Airborne Females by Serinity Young

In this powerful and thought-provoking book, Young (Courtesans and Tantric Consorts… 195 more words

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Tales of Wonder by Jack Zipes - review

Tales of Wonder: Retelling Fairy Tales Through Picture Postcards by Jack Zipes

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The enduring ability of fairy tales to inspire, entertain, and adapt to changing media is the subject of this volume, richly illustrated by Zipes (emeritus German & comparative literature, Univ. 184 more words

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The Annotated African American Folktales by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tatar, eds. - review

The Annotated African American Folktales by Henry Louis Gates Jr. (Editor) and Maria Tatar (Editor)

Coeditors Gates (Alphonse Fletcher Univ. Professor, Harvard Univ.; Finding Your Roots: The Official Companion to the PBS Series… 194 more words

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The Witch by Ronald Hutton - review

The Witch: A History of Fear, from Ancient Times to the Present by Ronald Hutton.

In this comprehensive study of the factors leading to the European witch hunts of the late Middle Ages and early modern era, Hutton (history; Univ. 189 more words

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Faerie, Faerie, Quite Contrary, Off to the Garden You Go

Many different stories abound in cultures across the world about the enchanting ways of the Fae. They can be found in lush forests, whimsical gardens, forked waterways, and rolling mounds. 865 more words

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Ten Mermaid *Tails* for the Ethereal Believers

💠(1)  Mermaids are found in nearly every culture and are not just associated with the oceans, but with fresh water springs, lakes, and rivers as well. 134 more words

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