Book: Edwin Sidney Hartland «The Legend of Perseus: A Study of Tradition in Story Custom and Belief»

The Legend of Perseus: A Study of Tradition in Story Custom and Belief

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1894. This edition contains both Volume I and II of The Legend of Perseus, by the important British folklorist Hartland. Some believe his Legend ofPerseus rivaled The Golden Bough for importance at the turn of the century. Contents: The Legend of Perseus as Preserved in Classical Writers-Its Three Trains of Incident-The Danae Type of the Story in Modern Folklore; The Story in Modern Folklore-The King of the Fishes Type; The Remaining Types ofthe Story; The Incident of the Supernatural Birth in Marchen; The Supernatural Birth in Sagas; The Supernatural Birth in Practical Superstitions; Death and Birth as Transformation; The Life-Token in Tale and Custom; Witchcraft: Sympathetic Magic; Witchcraft: Philtres-Preventive and Remedial Leechcraft; Sacred Wells and Trees; Totemism-The Blood Covenant-Customs Connected with Saliva; Funeral Rites; Marriage Rites; and The Couvade and other Illustrations of the Strength of the Blood-Tie-Conclusion of the Inquiry into the Theory of the Life-Token. See other works by this author available from Kessinger Publishing. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание 1894 года (издательство "London, D. Nutt" ). Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться небольшие" огрехи" :помарки, кляксы и т. п.

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