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Mythical and fabulous creatures : a source book and research guide

Author: Malcolm South
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[This] book provides thorough documentation of the best-known creatures of fantasy with a breadth of coverage that is both impressive and delightful." Choice

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Mythical and fabulous creatures.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1987
(OCoLC)569125195
Online version:
Mythical and fabulous creatures.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1987
(OCoLC)607645141
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm South
ISBN: 0313243387 9780313243387
OCLC Number: 13860454
Description: xlix, 393 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The Unicorn / Malcolm Smith --
The Dragon / Jonathan D. Evans --
The Phoenix ; The Roc / Douglas J. McMillan --
The Griffin / Waltraud Bartscht --
The Chimera / David Adams Leeming --
The Basilisk / Laurence A. Breiner --
The Manticora / David R. Cheney --
Mermaids ; Sirens / Ruth Berman --
Harpies / Beryl Rowland --
The Gorgon Medusa / Judith D. Suther --
The Sphinx / Frank A. Scafella --
The Minotaur / Michael J. Curley --
The Satyr / Paul Grootkerk --
The Centaur / Judith J. Kollmann --
The Vampire / James Craig Holte --
The Werewolf / Michael Cheilik --
Giants / Janis L. Pallister --
Fairies / John Marshall Carter.
Responsibility: edited by Malcolm South.

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?This serious, scholarly treatment of 20 imaginary beings, from dragon and phoenix to giants and fairies, discusses the origin of each as an idea, its symbolism and lore, and its appearances in art, Read more...

 
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