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ISBN:0765680475
Author: Josepha Sherman
ISBN13: 978-0765680471
Title: Storytelling: An Encyclopedia of Mythology and Folklore
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Language: English
Category: Mythology and Folk Tales
Publisher: Routledge (October 15, 2008)
Pages: 910

Storytelling: An Encyclopedia of Mythology and Folklore by Josepha Sherman



S76 2008 39. 03-dc22. This section is followed by a carefully chosen selection of appropriate retellings of many of the stories discussed in the entries. Appendices include a list of educational programs and courses focused on storytelling and a list of storytelling festivals.

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Storytelling: An encyclopedia of mythology and folklore (3 vo. Sharpe Inc. Citation By: Michelle Funk. Type of Reference: Encyclopedia. Call Number: JR 398 Sto. Content Scope: The focus of this reference work is the tradition of storytelling. Myths, legends, folklore and superheroes are used to showcase its development over time. Accuracy, Authority, and Bias: . Sharpe, Inc, is an award-winning publisher of reference books, and therefore considered an Sherman, J. (ed). Storytelling: An encyclopedia of mythology and folklore (3 vo.  .

Mythology & Folk Tales. These support materials, when combined with the background information provided in the introduction (history, rationale, definitions, materials collection, storytelling techniques, and various applications), help create a comprehensive overview.

Book Description: Storytelling is an ancient practice known in all civilizations throughout history. Characters, tales, techniques, oral traditions, motifs, and tale types transcend individual cultures - elements and names change, but the stories are remarkably similar with each rendition, highlighting the values and concerns of the host culture. Examining the stories and the oral traditions associated with different cultures offers a unique view of practices and traditions.

Sharpe Reference, 2008. 904 p. - ISBN-10: 0765680475, ISBN-13: 978-0765680471. This set does an effective job of summarizing the major elements of a complex topic: storytelling. Coverage spans oral tradition from its roots, the earliest recorded stories and creation myths, and follows the development of intertwined and contrasting themes, genres, and motifs throughout history, culminating with modern-day urban legends and superheroes. The set is divided into three main sections

S76 2008 39. 03-dc22 Cover image: Werner Forman/Art Resource, New York. Also included have been some of the major characters in mythology, folklore, and popular culture, and discussions of how they are related to one another. Another inclusion has been short biographies of major figures in the realm of storytelling, such as Hans Christian Andersen and .

One can never answer thoroughly because no two stories arise from the same source. Though storytellers, here considered primarily those who tell their tales orally, less frequently field this question, the study of creativity has a place in folkloristics. Storytelling: An Encyclopedia of Mythology and Folklore is, more or less, a book of ideas. It has three substantial parts: an introduction, an alphabetical listing of entries, and a selection of retellings of some stories mentioned throughout.

Storytelling is an ancient practice known in all civilizations throughout history. Characters, tales, techniques, oral traditions, motifs, and tale types transcend individual cultures - elements and names change, but the stories are remarkably similar with each rendition, highlighting the values and concerns of the host culture. Examining the stories and the oral traditions associated with different cultures offers a unique view of practices and traditions."Storytelling: An Encyclopedia of Mythology and Folklore" brings past and present cultures of the world to life through their stories, oral traditions, and performance styles. It combines folklore and mythology, traditional arts, history, literature, and festivals to present an overview of world cultures through their liveliest and most fascinating mode of expression. This appealing resource includes specific storytelling techniques as well as retellings of stories from various cultures and traditions.
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Hucama
Ordered the book only to find out it is only volume one of three volumes none of which I could find for sale. Very disappointing.
lacki
The three books that make up this set are great.

If you look at the one star rating you'll note that it's a rating of the vendor not the book.