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Animals in folklore

Author: J R Porter; W M S Russell; Folklore Society (Great Britain)
Publisher: Ipswich [England] : D.S. Brewer ; Totowa, N.J. : Rowman & Littlefield for the Folklore Society, 1978.
Series: Mistletoe books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Animals in folklore.
Ipswich [Eng.] : D.S. Brewer ; Totowa, N.J. : Rowman & Littlefield for the Folklore Society, 1978
(OCoLC)561728644
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J R Porter; W M S Russell; Folklore Society (Great Britain)
ISBN: 0847660656 9780847660650 0859910342 9780859910347
OCLC Number: 4134694
Description: 292 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The folklore society and its beginnings / Katharine M. Briggs --
Historical dragon slayers / J.A. Boyle --
Animals as threatening figures in systems of traditional social control / J.D.A. Widdowson --
The black dog in English folklore / Theo Brown --
Animal lore and the evil-eye in shepherd Sardinia / Alexander Lopasic --
Witchcraft and magic in the Old Testament, and their relation to animals / J.R. Porter --
Animals and witchcraft in Danish peasant culture / Joan Rockwell --
The role of animals in witchcraft & popular magic (with special reference to Yorkshire) / Kathryn C. Smith --
The snake woman in Japanese myth and legend / Carmen Blacker --
Shape-changing in the old Norse sagas / H.R. Ellis Davidson --
The social biology of werewolves / W.M.S. Russell, Claire Russell --
Birds and animals in icon painting / Venetia Newall --
Animal fossils as charms / Kenneth P. Oakley.
Series Title: Mistletoe books.
Responsibility: edited by J.R. Porter and W.M.S. Russell.

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