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Title:
Custom and myth
Author:
Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912.
Personal Author:
Edition:
New edition.
Publication Information:
London ; New York : Longmans, Green, 1898.
Physical Description:
xxv, 312 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
General Note:
"First printed October 1884 ... reset for issue in 'Silver library' July 1893 ... reprinted February 1898."
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface -- Introduction -- The method of folklore -- The bull- roarer -- The myth of Cronus -- Cupid, Psyche, and the "Sun-frog" -- A far- travelled tale -- Apollo and the mouse -- Star myths -- Moly and mandragora -- The "Kalavala" -- The divining rod -- Hottentot mythology -- Fetichism and the infinite -- The early history of the family -- The art of savages.
Format :
Book