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Daughters of the moon

Author: Shahrukh Husain.
Publisher: Boston : Faber and Faber, 1994.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shahrukh Husain.
ISBN: 0571198562 9780571198566
OCLC Number: 30544624
Notes: Originally published: London : Virago Press, 1993.
Description: xxi, 244 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: PART 1 Alluring women and ailing knights; Indravati and the seven sisters --
Finn's madness --
The Nixy --
The maiden on the lovely --
Coonlagh Ruadh and the fairy maiden --
The marriage of Sir Gawain --
PART 2 Wise old women; I love you more than salt --
The tale of the merchant, the Crone and the King --
The four gifts --
Habetrot --
Unfortunate --
Biddy Early's flying magic --
PART 3 Witches in love : possessive women and devoted wives; The Morrigu --
The painted skin --
Lilith and the blade of grass --
Daughter of the moon, son of the sun --
The loving fox --
The story of Aristomenes --
Ala and the Old Hag --
The Queen's ring. PART 4 Transformations; The grinning face of the old woman --
The red woman --
The woman who turned her husband into a snake --
Kertong --
The boy and the hare --
Roland --
The snake wife --
The old woman in the wood --
The leopard woman --
The three crones --
PART 5 Guardians of the seasons and elements; The first people and the first corn --
Mistress of fire --
Anancy and the hide-away garden --
Johnny, draw the knife --
The Snow-daughter and the Fire-son --
Mother Holle --
PART 6 Witchy devices : cauldrons, broomsticks and trysts with the devil; Hooch for skye! --
The cauldron-born --
The witches' Sabbath --
The birch besom --
The broom is busy --
The horned women --
The goodwife of Laggan --
Baba Yaga. PART 7 Hungry hags : cannibals and blood-suckers; Vikram and the Dakini --
The old eagle-hawk woman --
The two children and the witch --
My sweet witch --
The curse --
Two children and a witch --
El-Muzayyara --
PART 8 Trails and contests; The bewitched churn --
Rabbi Joshua and the witch --
The witchmaster's advice --
The son of seven queens --
The Caellie Bheur --
Hag-Rog --
Biddy Early, the priest and the crow --
Petie-Pete versus Bea-witch.
Other Titles: Witch tales from around the world
Responsibility: edited by Shakrukh Husain ; illustrated by Liane Payne.

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