The Book Of Yokai

Michael Dylan Foster Univ of California Press

Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly labeled yokai, these creatures come in infinite shapes and sizes, f

ISBN10 : 0520959124 , ISBN13 : 9780520959125

Page Number : 336

The Folkloresque

Michael Dylan Foster University Press of Colorado

This volume introduces a new concept to explore the dynamic relationship between folklore and popular culture: the “folkloresque.” With “folkloresque,” Foster and Tolbert name the product crea

ISBN10 : 1607324180 , ISBN13 : 9781607324188

Page Number : 272

The Folktale

Stith Thompson Univ of California Press

"Thompson believed the folktale to be an important and living art, underlying all literary narrative forms. Most of all he wanted to acquaint readers with most of the great folktales of the world, not

ISBN10 : 9780520035379 , ISBN13 : 0520035372

Page Number : 510

A Coyote Reader

William Bright Univ of California Press

Wily, raunchy, and heroic. A trickster, lecher, and supreme survivor. Such is the magical Coyote, that mythic Native American figure whose various roles are recounted here in a wonderful selection of

ISBN10 : 9780520080621 , ISBN13 : 0520080629

Page Number : 202