Mythology from Sorensen Books : Your Vancouver Island Bookshop

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In this book, the author intersperses tales of his own intriguing fairy encounters [among them, a mysterious musical interlude in an Irish valley ] with succinct yet interesting introductions to fairy lore. 134 pages.
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The White Goddess:

by Robert Graves

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Published
1966-01
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Good
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9780374504939
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Here is a historical grammar of poetic myth, with the more important magical elements logically deduced from scattered relics of several allied mystery-cults. It not only explains the obscure power that English romantic poetry exercises on the reasonable people of today, but provides practical solutions to many of the apparently insoluble riddles of antiquity.Index, 512 pages.
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Eyrbyggja saga, (UNESCO collection of representative works)

by Hermann Pálsson

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Published
1973
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Good+
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9780802002860
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Probably composed soon after 1250, it has always been regarded as one of the most remarkable classical 'Sagas of Icelanders.'Its central figure is Snorri the Priest, 'a very shrewd man with remarkable foresight, a long memory, and a taste for vengeance,' whose friends find in him a wise counsellor, but whose enemies lear to dread his advice. 198 pages.
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The Confederates and Hen-Thorir

by Hermann Palsson (translator)

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Published
1975
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9780900025181
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In The Confederates the story is named after 8 avaricious chieftains who form a league among themselves, for the sole purpose of lining their pockets by unethical, if not illegal, means. Their attempt is foiled by an impecunious old farmer who, ironically, uses bribery to defeat corruption and secure his son's rights. One of the essential themes of Hen-Thorir is epitomised… Read more
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Pathways to Bliss Mythology and Personal Transformation

by Joseph.; Kudler, David. Campbell

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October 26, 2004
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Very Good
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9781577314714
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In this work, the author examines the personal, psychological side of myth, This book draws on the authors popular lectures and dialogues, which highlight his remarkable storytelling and ability to apply the larger themes of world mythology to personal growth and the quest for transformation. He anchors mythology's symbolic wisdom to the individual, applying the most poetic mythical metaphors to… Read more
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