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More Greek Folktales

by R. M. Dawkins

  • 33 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Greece.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR170 .D32 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 178 p.
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5048462M
      ISBN 10083717631X
      LC Control Number74009218

      While Greek myths are well known and amply represented, very few Greek folktales have been published in English. Now these acclaimed authors make 20 captivating folktales accessible to readers outside of Greece. Newly translated and retold, the stories range from the profound to the lighthearted, the haunting to the hilarious, and the spiritual to the secular.   The thrill is anything but anodyne."--Victoria Rimell, Times Literary Supplement "This long-awaited, astonishingly comprehensive volume represents the culmination of [Hansen's] scholarly explorations over a period of more than 50 years. [The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths] is a work of remarkable depth and scope, the 4/5(36).

      The authors explore five categories of folktales: supernatural beings, tales of transformation (usually from animal to human), clever folk, morality tales, humorous stories. This collection is a labor of love; the stories, with authors notes, give us an insight into Greece This is a well-written, carefully researched book/5. The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths () by William Hansen Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any : Princeton University Press.

        This long-awaited, astonishingly comprehensive volume represents the culmination of [Hansen's] scholarly explorations over a period of more than 50 years. [The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths] is a work of remarkable depth and scope, the consummate achievement of decades of research and collecting, analyzing, and /5(12). Retellings of American folktales and legends, Native American myths, weather folklore, ghost stories and more from each of the 50 United States of .


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Even more» Account Options. Sign in From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Other editions - View all. More Greek folktales Richard McGillivray Dawkins Snippet view - More Greek folktales Richard McGillivray Dawkins Snippet view - Common terms and phrases.

Read Greek folk tales that include Aesop’s Fables and Fairy Tales of Modern Greece. Jump to full list of Greek folk tales. About: Greece’s culture dates back thousands of years, expanding its influence and reach even in the modern age. Throughout its history, the culture has given the world a diverse collection of folklore.

The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths - More Greek Folktales book edition by Hansen, William, Hansen, William. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths/5(12). No, this is a book of folktales, legends and curious stories, gathered from the whole range of Greek and Roman literature, with the gods and heroes conspicuously absent.

I found it a delightful read - not at all 'bone dry' as one reviewer found it - and read a /5(12). Greek mythology, body of stories concerning the gods, heroes, and rituals of the ancient Greeks.

That the myths contained a considerable element of fiction was recognized by the more critical Greeks, such as the philosopher Plato in the 5th–4th century bce. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dawkins, R.M. (Richard McGillivray), More Greek folktales.

Oxford, Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) This book provides a great overview of types of stories from myths and legends to folktales and personal narratives.

Although the stories are provided from a Greek and Roman perspective, Hansen has linked some of them to the Bible as well as to modern times.4/5. "A wonderful book. William Hansen has produced a hugely entertaining and informative anthology of ancient Greek and Roman folktales, legends, myths, fables, jokes, and much more.

Nothing seems to have escaped his probing gaze. When it comes to the study of Greek and Roman verbal arts, there is absolutely nothing else like ed on: Ma ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Clarendon Press, Oxford. Description: viii, pages ; 22 cm. The Paperback of the The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths by William Hansen at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Princeton University Press. [The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths] is a work of remarkable depth and scope, the consummate achievement of decades of research and collecting, analyzing, and classifying the literary memorializations of Greek and Roman oral narrative fiction All the tales are lucidly translated by Hansen himself.

The first anthology ever to present the entire range of ancient Greek and Roman stories—from myths and fairy tales to jokesCaptured centaurs and satyrs, talking animals, people who suddenly change sex, men who give birth, the temporarily insane and the permanently thick-witted, delicate sensualists, incompetent seers, a woman who remembers.

Book Description. The Routledge Modern Greek Reader has been specially designed for post-beginners to advanced learners of Greek.

Written by an experienced instructor, this innovative reader offers both students and teachers of Modern Greek the pedagogical tools to utilise richly textured folktale material in a language class.

The original Greek word ‘pithos’ which means a large jar, was mistranslated into ‘box’ and that is how this phrase came into existence.

Today to open Pandora’s Box refers to doing a small act which will lead to endless complications and troubles. — Read more Tales from Mythology here. Buy The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths Reprint by Hansen, William (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(12). Many kids are fascinated by fairy tales, folktales, tall tales, myths, ghost stories, and pourquoi stories from around the world. We've gathered up a great collection of books, activities, apps, and websites for learning all about folktales, fairy tales and myths.

Try pairing fiction with nonfiction books and exploring different genres (like poetry and biographies) and formats (like graphic. Negro Folktales from the South written in by Arthur Huff Fauset; Additionally, the book contains an entire section dedicated to Latin American and Caribbean folktales.

It contains up to full-color images of museum quality. Great to have. This is the best option. The Mythology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained. Ancient Greek folklore consists of the folklore of the ancient topic includes genres such as mythology (Greek mythology), legend, and ing to classicist William Hansen, "the Greeks and Romans had all the genres of oral narrative known to us, even ghost stories and urban legends, but they also told all kinds that in most of the Western world no.

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Enjoy % FREE. Well, first of all, I am going to mention that I do not recommend Robert Graves’s The Greek Myths (). The reason is because, while Graves is truly an excellent storyteller, the vast majority of the time he has literally no idea what he is talk.