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Archetypes and motifs in folklore and literature : a handbook, Jane Garry and Hasan El-Shamy, editors

Label
Archetypes and motifs in folklore and literature : a handbook
Title
Archetypes and motifs in folklore and literature
Title remainder
a handbook
Statement of responsibility
Jane Garry and Hasan El-Shamy, editors
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This is an encyclopedic presentation and discussion of the most basic thematic elements universally found in folklore and literature, namely archetypes and motifs. The work provides an in-depth analysis of approximately 175 of the most common archetypes and motifs found in the folklore of selected communities around the world. Each entry is written by a noted authority in the field and includes reference citations. Entries are keyed to the six-volume Motif Index of Folk Literature by Stith Thompson and grouped according to the Index's scheme, Included in the Introduction is a discussion of the concepts of archetypes and motifs, as well as an overview of the scholarship in folklore and literature that has treated these topics, and the history of the study of folklore in general."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398/.012
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GR72.56
LC item number
.A73 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Garry, Jane
  • El-Shamy, Hasan M.
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  • Folklore
  • Folk literature
Label
Archetypes and motifs in folklore and literature : a handbook, Jane Garry and Hasan El-Shamy, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Creation Myth : Cosmogony and Cosmology, Motifs A600-A899
  • Thief Escapes Detection, Motif K400
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Seduction or Deceptive Marriage, Motifs K1300-K1399
  • Kimberly A. Nance
  • Entrance into Girl's (Man's) Room (Bed) by Trick, Motif K1340
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Part XI.
  • Reversal of Fortune
  • Pride Brought Low, Motifs L400-L499
  • Judith Neaman
  • el-Sayed el-Aswad
  • Part XII.
  • Ordaining the Future
  • Bargain with Devil, Motif M210
  • Natalie M. Underberg
  • Curses, Motifs M400-M462
  • Natalie M. Underberg
  • Fight of the Gods and Giants, Motif A162.1
  • Deeksha Nagar
  • Doomsday (Day of Judgment), Motif A1002
  • Judith Neaman
  • Confusion of Tongues, Motif A1333
  • Jane Garry
  • Origin of Pentecost, Motif A1541.6
  • Judith Neaman
  • Part I.
  • Origins of Inequality, Motifs A1600-A1699
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Hermaphroditism
  • Hasan El-Shamy
  • Part II.
  • Mythical Animals
  • Mythical Animals, Motifs B0-B99
  • Peter L. De Rose
  • Mythical Animals : Dragon, Motif B11
  • Hande A. Birkalan, Jane Garry
  • Mythological Motifs
  • Mythical Birds, Motif B30
  • Hande A. Birkalan, Millicent Lenz
  • Leviathan, Motif B61
  • Deanna Delmar Evans
  • Animal Brides and Grooms : Marriage of Person to Animal Motif B600, and Animal Paramour, Motif B610
  • Carole G. Silver
  • Part III.
  • Tabu
  • Tabu : Eating and Drinking, Motifs C200-C299
  • Carole G. Silver
  • Nature of the Creator, Motif A10
  • Tabu : Looking, Motifs C300-C399
  • Jane Garry
  • Tabu : Speaking, Motifs C400-C499
  • Jane Garry
  • Tabu : Forbidden Chambers, Motif C611
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Part IV.
  • Magic
  • Transformation, Motifs D0-D699
  • Jane Garry
  • el-Sayed el-Aswad
  • Flight (Magic), Motifs D670-D674
  • Natalie M. Underberg
  • Magic Bodily Members : Human Eye and Hand, Motif D990
  • el-Sayed el-Aswad
  • Soothsayer (Diviner, Oracle, Etc.), Motif D1712
  • Natalie M. Underberg
  • Magic Invulnerability, Motif D1840
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Magic Invisibility, Motif D1980
  • Elizabeth Tucker
  • The Hero Cycle, Various Motifs in A
  • Bewitching, Motif D2020
  • Elizabeth Tucker
  • Wishes, Various Motifs
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Part V.
  • The Dead
  • Ghosts and Other Revenants, Motifs E200-E599
  • Jane Garry, Janet L. Langlois
  • Part VI.
  • Marvels
  • Natalie M. Underberg
  • Otherworld Journeys, Motifs F0-F199
  • John P. Brennan [and others]
  • Fairies and Elves, Motifs F200-F399
  • Carole G. Silver
  • Water Spirits, Motif F420
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Extraordinary Sky and Weather Phenomena, Motif F790
  • Elizabeth Tucker
  • Part VII.
  • Ogres
  • Death or Departure of the Gods, Motif A192, and Return, Motif A193
  • Cannibalism, Motif G10
  • Christine Goldberg
  • Part VIII.
  • Tests
  • Identity Tests, Motifs H0-H199
  • D.L. Ashliman, Jane Garry
  • Riddles, Motifs H530-H899
  • Jane Garry, John P. Brennan
  • Quest, Motif H1200
  • Jane Garry
  • Peter L. De Rose, Jane Garry
  • Quest for the Vanished Husband/Lover, Motifs H1385.4 and H1385.5
  • Karen Bamford
  • Part IX.
  • The Wise and the Foolish
  • Individuation, Motif J1030.1ʹ
  • Hasan El-Shamy
  • Part X.
  • Deceptions
  • Contest Won by Deception, Motifs K0-K99
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Part XIV.
  • Society
  • Sister and Brother, Motif P253
  • Hasan El-Shamy
  • Step Relatives, Motif P280
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Part XV.
  • Rewards and Punishments
  • The Kind and Unkind, Motif Q2
  • Anne E. Duggan, Ruth Stotter
  • Part XIII.
  • Part XVI.
  • Captives and Fugitives
  • Abductions, Motifs R10-R99
  • Carole G. Silver
  • Part XVII.
  • Unnatural Cruelty
  • Cruel Parents, Motif S10
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Cruel Spouses, Motif S60
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Chance and Fate
  • Abandoned or Murdered Children, Motifs S300-S399
  • Susan M. Bernardo
  • Persecuted Wife, Motifs S410-S451
  • Anne E. Duggan
  • Part XVIII.
  • Sex
  • Conception and Birth, Motifs T500-T599
  • Anne E. Duggan
  • Monstrous Births, Motifs T550-T557
  • Betty J. Belanus, Janet L. Langlois
  • Chance and Fate, Motifs N0-N899
  • Incest, Various Motifs in A (and T)
  • D.L. Ashliman, Anne E. Duggan
  • Part XIX.
  • Nature of Life
  • Justice and Injustice, Motif U10 and Various Motifs
  • Kimberly A. Nance, Jane Garry
  • Part XX.
  • Miscellaneous
  • The Double
  • Joan Peternel
  • Elizabeth Ernst, Jane Garry
  • Good and Evil, Various Motifs
  • Jane Garry
  • Trees, Various Motifs
  • Jane Garry, Hande A. Birkalan
  • The Trickster, Various Motifs
  • Esther Clinton
  • Union of Opposites, or Coniunctio Oppositorum, Various Motifs
  • Hasan El-Shamy, Gregory Schrempp
  • Water, Various Motifs
  • Hande A. Birkalan, Jane Garry
  • Choice of Roads, Motif N122.0.1, and Crossroads, Various Motifs
  • Jane Garry, P. Wise
  • Old Man/Woman, Various Motifs
  • Peter L. De Rose
Control code
55037969
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxxv, 515 pages
Isbn
9780765612601
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004009103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Archetypes and motifs in folklore and literature : a handbook, Jane Garry and Hasan El-Shamy, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Creation Myth : Cosmogony and Cosmology, Motifs A600-A899
  • Thief Escapes Detection, Motif K400
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Seduction or Deceptive Marriage, Motifs K1300-K1399
  • Kimberly A. Nance
  • Entrance into Girl's (Man's) Room (Bed) by Trick, Motif K1340
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Part XI.
  • Reversal of Fortune
  • Pride Brought Low, Motifs L400-L499
  • Judith Neaman
  • el-Sayed el-Aswad
  • Part XII.
  • Ordaining the Future
  • Bargain with Devil, Motif M210
  • Natalie M. Underberg
  • Curses, Motifs M400-M462
  • Natalie M. Underberg
  • Fight of the Gods and Giants, Motif A162.1
  • Deeksha Nagar
  • Doomsday (Day of Judgment), Motif A1002
  • Judith Neaman
  • Confusion of Tongues, Motif A1333
  • Jane Garry
  • Origin of Pentecost, Motif A1541.6
  • Judith Neaman
  • Part I.
  • Origins of Inequality, Motifs A1600-A1699
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Hermaphroditism
  • Hasan El-Shamy
  • Part II.
  • Mythical Animals
  • Mythical Animals, Motifs B0-B99
  • Peter L. De Rose
  • Mythical Animals : Dragon, Motif B11
  • Hande A. Birkalan, Jane Garry
  • Mythological Motifs
  • Mythical Birds, Motif B30
  • Hande A. Birkalan, Millicent Lenz
  • Leviathan, Motif B61
  • Deanna Delmar Evans
  • Animal Brides and Grooms : Marriage of Person to Animal Motif B600, and Animal Paramour, Motif B610
  • Carole G. Silver
  • Part III.
  • Tabu
  • Tabu : Eating and Drinking, Motifs C200-C299
  • Carole G. Silver
  • Nature of the Creator, Motif A10
  • Tabu : Looking, Motifs C300-C399
  • Jane Garry
  • Tabu : Speaking, Motifs C400-C499
  • Jane Garry
  • Tabu : Forbidden Chambers, Motif C611
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Part IV.
  • Magic
  • Transformation, Motifs D0-D699
  • Jane Garry
  • el-Sayed el-Aswad
  • Flight (Magic), Motifs D670-D674
  • Natalie M. Underberg
  • Magic Bodily Members : Human Eye and Hand, Motif D990
  • el-Sayed el-Aswad
  • Soothsayer (Diviner, Oracle, Etc.), Motif D1712
  • Natalie M. Underberg
  • Magic Invulnerability, Motif D1840
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Magic Invisibility, Motif D1980
  • Elizabeth Tucker
  • The Hero Cycle, Various Motifs in A
  • Bewitching, Motif D2020
  • Elizabeth Tucker
  • Wishes, Various Motifs
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Part V.
  • The Dead
  • Ghosts and Other Revenants, Motifs E200-E599
  • Jane Garry, Janet L. Langlois
  • Part VI.
  • Marvels
  • Natalie M. Underberg
  • Otherworld Journeys, Motifs F0-F199
  • John P. Brennan [and others]
  • Fairies and Elves, Motifs F200-F399
  • Carole G. Silver
  • Water Spirits, Motif F420
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Extraordinary Sky and Weather Phenomena, Motif F790
  • Elizabeth Tucker
  • Part VII.
  • Ogres
  • Death or Departure of the Gods, Motif A192, and Return, Motif A193
  • Cannibalism, Motif G10
  • Christine Goldberg
  • Part VIII.
  • Tests
  • Identity Tests, Motifs H0-H199
  • D.L. Ashliman, Jane Garry
  • Riddles, Motifs H530-H899
  • Jane Garry, John P. Brennan
  • Quest, Motif H1200
  • Jane Garry
  • Peter L. De Rose, Jane Garry
  • Quest for the Vanished Husband/Lover, Motifs H1385.4 and H1385.5
  • Karen Bamford
  • Part IX.
  • The Wise and the Foolish
  • Individuation, Motif J1030.1ʹ
  • Hasan El-Shamy
  • Part X.
  • Deceptions
  • Contest Won by Deception, Motifs K0-K99
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Part XIV.
  • Society
  • Sister and Brother, Motif P253
  • Hasan El-Shamy
  • Step Relatives, Motif P280
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Part XV.
  • Rewards and Punishments
  • The Kind and Unkind, Motif Q2
  • Anne E. Duggan, Ruth Stotter
  • Part XIII.
  • Part XVI.
  • Captives and Fugitives
  • Abductions, Motifs R10-R99
  • Carole G. Silver
  • Part XVII.
  • Unnatural Cruelty
  • Cruel Parents, Motif S10
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Cruel Spouses, Motif S60
  • D.L. Ashliman
  • Chance and Fate
  • Abandoned or Murdered Children, Motifs S300-S399
  • Susan M. Bernardo
  • Persecuted Wife, Motifs S410-S451
  • Anne E. Duggan
  • Part XVIII.
  • Sex
  • Conception and Birth, Motifs T500-T599
  • Anne E. Duggan
  • Monstrous Births, Motifs T550-T557
  • Betty J. Belanus, Janet L. Langlois
  • Chance and Fate, Motifs N0-N899
  • Incest, Various Motifs in A (and T)
  • D.L. Ashliman, Anne E. Duggan
  • Part XIX.
  • Nature of Life
  • Justice and Injustice, Motif U10 and Various Motifs
  • Kimberly A. Nance, Jane Garry
  • Part XX.
  • Miscellaneous
  • The Double
  • Joan Peternel
  • Elizabeth Ernst, Jane Garry
  • Good and Evil, Various Motifs
  • Jane Garry
  • Trees, Various Motifs
  • Jane Garry, Hande A. Birkalan
  • The Trickster, Various Motifs
  • Esther Clinton
  • Union of Opposites, or Coniunctio Oppositorum, Various Motifs
  • Hasan El-Shamy, Gregory Schrempp
  • Water, Various Motifs
  • Hande A. Birkalan, Jane Garry
  • Choice of Roads, Motif N122.0.1, and Crossroads, Various Motifs
  • Jane Garry, P. Wise
  • Old Man/Woman, Various Motifs
  • Peter L. De Rose
Control code
55037969
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxxv, 515 pages
Isbn
9780765612601
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004009103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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