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Brian Froud's World of Faerie


Drawing inspiration from the gnarled shrubbery of England's windswept moorlands, Brian Froud is best known for being the mad genius behind Jim Henson's film The Dark Crystal and illustrating such best-sellers as Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book. In this volume, a long-awaited sequel to his international best-sellers Faeries and Good Faeries/Bad Faeries, Froud returns to the world of faerie with a wealth of new, never-before-seen paintings,...

Bulfinch's Mythology


Bulfinch's MythologyBy Thomas Bulfinch; Forward by Alberto Manguel Paperback. 888 pages Publisher MarketingAn unabridged Modern Library paperback edition of the greatest stories ever told as chronicled by Thomas Bulfinch. In one volume, Bulfinch gives us the great tales of the gods and goddesses of Greek and Roman antiquity; of Scandinavian, Celtic, and Oriental fables and myths; and of the age...

Divine Loophole


Artist and veteran Pixar animator Sanjay Patel lends a lush, whimsical illustration style and lighthearted voice to one of Hindu mythology's best-loved and most enduring tales. Teeming with powerful deities, love-struck monsters, flying monkey gods, magic weapons, demon armies,  and divine love, Ramayana tells the story of Rama, a god-turned-prince, and his quest to rescue his wife Sita after she is kidnapped...

Dreamscapes: Myth and Magic Creating legendary creatures and characters in Watercolor


Continuing the journey of the original Dreamscapes, this second book by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law explores?in words and beautiful watercolor imagery?more legends of the sea, sky and earth. Learn Stephanie's secrets for calling forth maidens, mermaids and bewitching moonlight, for evoking dragons, enchantresses and tricksters, for turning seeds of legend and lore into spellbinding characters, creatures and settings. Follow along with 13...

Epic of Gilgamesh


Epic of GilgameshTranslation by Andrew George Paperback. 304 pages Publisher MarketingMiraculously preserved on clay tablets dating back four thousand years, the poem of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, is the world's oldest epic. The story tells of Gilgamesh's adventures with the wild man Enkidu. This text is translated by Andrew George.  

Goddesses: Mysteries of the Feminine Divine


Goddesses: Mysteries of the Feminine DivineBy Joseph CampbellHardcover. 304 pages. Joseph Campbell brought mythology to a mass audience. His bestselling books, including The Power of Myth and The Hero with a Thousand Faces, are the rare blockbusters that are also scholarly classics.While Campbell’s work reached wide and deep as he covered the world’s great mythological traditions, he never wrote a book on goddesses...

Handy Mythology Answer Book


The Handy Mythology Answer BookBy David A. Leeming PhD Paperback. 402 pages Publisher MarketingStories centuries in the making, and many centuries worth of stories, are an integral part of modern society. Whether modern or ancient, every culture has its myths. Mythology forms our understanding of our origin, history, and traditions. They tell of our heroes and deities. Myths are vehicles for...

Hero with a Thousand Faces


The Hero with a Thousand FacesBy Joseph Campbell Paperback. 418 pages Publisher MarketingThis newly redesigned edition of Campbell's seminal 1949 work combines the insights of modern psychology with the author's revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. Illustrated. Since its release in 1949, "The Hero with a Thousand Faces" has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of modern psychology with...

Hinduism Faith & Practice


Hinduism Faith & Practiceby Rasamandala DasPaperback. 160 pages. A magnificent introduction to the world of Hinduism, its philosophy and beliefs, illustrated with over 320 photographs.

Hinduism for Dummies


Hinduism for Dummiesby Dr. Amrutur V. SrinivasanPaperback. 388 pages. Your hands-on guide to one of the world's major religions  The dominant religion of India, "Hinduism" refers to a wide variety of religious traditions and philosophies that have developed over thousands of years. Today, the United States is home to approximately one million Hindus.  If you've heard of this ancient religion and...

Illustrated History of Hinduism


Illustrated History of Hinduismby Rasamandala DasPaperback. 96 pages. A concise authoritative history of Hinduism, from its origins over 4000 years ago to the impact of its belief system across the world today.

Joseph Campbell Companion


A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of LivingBy Joseph Campbell; Edited by Diane K. Osbon Paperback. 320 pages Publisher MarketingCelebrated scholar Joseph Campbell shares his intimate and inspiring reflections on the art of living in this beautifully packaged book, part of a new series to be based on his unpublished writings. Author BioJoseph Campbell (1904-1987) was a writer,...

Mythic Dimension


The Mythic Dimension: Selected Essays 1959-1987By Joseph Campbell Paperback. 348 pages Publisher MarketingThese 12 eclectic essays explore the topic for which Campbell was best known: myth and its fascinating context within the human imagination in the arts, literature, and culture, as well as in everyday life. n these pages, the Collected Works of Joseph Campbell presents twelve eclectic, far-ranging and...

Myths of Light


Myths of Light: Eastern Metaphors of the EternalBy Joseph Campbell Paperback. 166 pages Publisher MarketingMaster mythologist Joseph Campbell had a genius for finding the unifying symbols and metaphors in apparently distinct cultures and traditions. In "Myths of Light: Eastern Metaphors of the Eternal," Campbell explores, with his characteristic clarity and humor, the principle that underlies all the great religions of...

Occidental Mythology: The Masks of God, Volume III


Occidental Mythology: The Masks of God, Volume IIIBy Joseph Campbell Paperback. 576 pages Publisher MarketingCampbell offers a systematic and fascinating comparison of the themes that underlie the art, worship, and literature of the Western world. "The high function of Occidental myth and ritual . . . is to establish a means of relationship--of God to Man and Man to God".--Joseph...



The OdysseyBy Homer (Author), Fagles, Robert (Translator), Knox, Bernard MacGregor Walke (Introduction) Paperback. 541 pages Publisher MarketingIn the myths and legends that are magnificently retold here, Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, contemporary idiom, and given readers an "Odyssey" to read aloud, to savor, and to treasure for its sheer lyrical mastery. By its...

Oriental Mythology: The Masks of God, Volume II


Oriental Mythology: The Masks of God, Volume IIBy Joseph Campbell Paperback. 576 pages Publisher MarketingAn exploration of Eastern mythology as it developed into the distinctive religions of Egypt, India, China, and Japan. Author BioJoseph Campbell (1904-1987) was a writer, an anthropologist, lecturer and teacher. His lifelong fascination with myth began at the age of six when he was enchanted by...

Pathways to Bliss


Pathways to Bliss: Mythology and Personal TransformationBy Joseph Campbell Paperback. 224 pages Publisher MarketingJoseph Campbell famously defined myth as "other people's religion." But he also said that one of the basic functions of myth is to help each individual through the journey of life, providing a sort of travel guide or map to reach fulfillment -- or, as he called...

Power of Myth


The Power of MythBy Joseph Campbell with Bill Moyers Paperback. 320 pages Publisher MarketingThe author of the bestselling Hero With a Thousand Faces touches on subjects ranging from modern marriage to virgin births, from Jesus to John Lennon, in an intriguing and entertaining attempt to explain our world. Author BioBill Moyers's career as a television journalist has earned him more...

Primitive Mythology: The Masks of God, Volume I


Primitive Mythology: The Masks of God, Volume IBy Joseph Campbell Paperback. 528 pages Publisher MarketingThe author of such acclaimed books as Hero With a Thousand Faces and The Power of Myth discusses the primitive roots of mythology, examining them in light of the most recent discoveries in archaeology, anthropology, and psychology. Author BioJoseph Campbell (1904-1987) was a writer, an anthropologist,...

The Little Book of Hindu Deities: From the Goddess of Wealth to the Sacred Cow


In The Little Book of Hindu Deities, Pixar animator Sanjay Patel brings to life Hinduism’s most important gods and goddesses in fun, full-color illustrations, each accompanied by a short, lively profile. The stories of Hindu mythology cover everything from love and jealousy to petty grievances and epic battles, with characters ranging from monsters and demons to noble warriors and divine divas....