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Author: Boria Sax
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books LTD, 2010. ©2003
Series: Animal (Reaktion Books)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book considers crows, ravens, magpies and their relatives in myth, literature and life. It ranges from the raven sent out by Noah to the corvid deities of the Eskimo, to Daoist legends, Victorian novels and recent films.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Boria Sax
ISBN: 1861891946 9781861891945
OCLC Number: 1030304405
Description: 184 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm.
Contents: Mesopotamia --
Egypt, Greece and Rome --
The European Middle Ages and Renaissance --
Asia --
Native American culture --
The romantic era --
Lord of the crows --
The twentieth century and beyond.
Series Title: Animal (Reaktion Books)
Responsibility: Boria Sax.

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This book considers crows, ravens, magpies and their relatives in myth, literature and life. It ranges from the raven sent out by Noah to the corvid deities of the Eskimo, to Daoist legends, Victorian novels and recent films.

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