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Encyclopedia Of Folk Heroes
     

Encyclopedia Of Folk Heroes

by Graham Seal
 

ISBN-10: 1576072169

ISBN-13: 9781576072165

Pub. Date: 12/11/2001

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

A wide-ranging and detailed investigation of folk heroes, both fictional and historical, from the earliest times to the present, taken from societies throughout the world as they exist in folktales, folksongs, customs, speech, and other folklore genres.

• Spotlights 366 folk heroes, from old acquaintances like Bluebeard and Casey Jones to new friends like

Overview

A wide-ranging and detailed investigation of folk heroes, both fictional and historical, from the earliest times to the present, taken from societies throughout the world as they exist in folktales, folksongs, customs, speech, and other folklore genres.

• Spotlights 366 folk heroes, from old acquaintances like Bluebeard and Casey Jones to new friends like Bunuwas and Chokanamma

• Includes 51 illustrations—paintings, drawings, and photographs

• A timeline documents the earliest known appearance of each hero

• A general index combined with indexes by heroic type and by country/culture make research easy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576072165
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/11/2001
Pages:
347
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.88(d)
Age Range:
14 - 12 Years

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