Nine Lives: The Folklore of Cats: Katharine Briggs: Selected Works

Nine Lives: The Folklore of Cats: Katharine Briggs: Selected Works

by Katharine Briggs
     
 

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415291606
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/15/2002
Edition description:
FAC
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1The Cult of the Cat and the Cat Goddess1
2Feline Characteristics19
3Traditional Enemies33
4Cats and Other Creatures as Friends or Foes49
5Good Luck and Bad Luck66
6Witches and their Familiars76
7Shape-Shifters88
8Fairytales: People under Spells105
9Benevolent Cats in Fairytales126
10Monstrous Cats148
11Nursery Tales and Amusements154
12Cats in Modern Literary Folklore165
App. 1Traditions about Cats in the United States of America185
App. 2Stories Quoted and Cited192
Notes201
Bibliography211
Index217

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