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The hero : a study in tradition, myth, and drama

Author: Raglan, Baron
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2003.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raglan, Baron
ISBN: 0486427080 9780486427089
OCLC Number: 51855155
Notes: Originally published: New York : Vintage Books, 1956, in series: Vantage books, K32.
Description: vi, 307 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Tradition : The basis of history --
The traditional pedigree --
Local tradition --
Robin Hood --
The Norse sagas King Arthur --
Hengist and Horsa --
Cuchulainn --
The tale of Troy --
Traditions of other lands --
pt. 2. Myth : The genesis of myth --
The folk-tale --
Myth and ritual --
Myth and ritual (continued) --
Myth and ritual --
the tale of Troy --
The hero --
The hero (continued) --
The hero (continued) --
Myth and the historic hero --
pt. 3. Drama : The basis of drama --
The language of the drama --
Age and time --
Dress and setting --
Shape-shifting and talking animals --
The royal hero --
The spielman --
The ritual drama --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Lord Raglan.
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