b'Literature MYTHOLOGY & FOLKLORE 13Critical Survey of Mythology & Folklore:NEW! Spring 2023Deadly Battles & Warring Enemies CRITICAL SURVEY OF MYTHOLOGY AND FOLKLOREThird EditionSometimes crossing the border into real historical conflicts, the tales, heroes, and villains recorded inDeadly Battles &LITERATUREancient texts throughout the world provide a glimpse into the culture, morals, spirituality, and social moresWarring Enemies of the distant past, all still at play in the modern world. At times surprisingly universal in theme, the stories that have spun out of epic conflicts have been revisited again and again in art, drama, music, and literature, and continue to prove fertile ground for discussion among scholars and in the classroom. This unusual compilation features not only battles that are already well known, but many that are not. A special effort has been made, for instance, to include battles from African, Asian, Polynesian, East European, and other marginalized cultures, along with an abundance of essays on female warriors from all around the world.Mythological subjects covered in these volumes include: Greek tales of the Titanomachy, the Attic War, and the Trojan War MYTHOLOGY & FOLKLORE Aztec & Mayan legends of Tezcatlipoca and QuetzalcatlNorse & Celtic legends of the Ragnark, the Battle of Brvellir, the AEsir-Vanir War, the Cath MaigeTuired, and the Battle of Moira Far East mythological tales of the Battle of Zhuolu and the Battle of Banquan Native American tales of the Grasshopper War and Crow Necklace and his Medicine Ceremony Egyptian writings on the War of Vesosis and Tanausis and the Battle of Horus and Set Indian stories of the Ramayana and the Kurukshetra War The Middle Eastern legend of YushaminFREE NEW!Online AccessThe content is arranged by region and myth cycle. Each region begins with a number of OverviewFREEessays that discuss the literature, mythology, and art of the region. All articles also include a sectionthat surveys films, novels, video games, and comic books that feature the mythical warriors andbattles discussed in the write-up. Maps, illustrations, legendary battle items, and poetry round outthis set.March 2023 | Two Volumes; 600 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-448-7 | Library Price: $295Critical Survey of Mythology & Folklore: NEW! Summer 2023 Creation Myths CRITICAL SURVEY OF MYTHOLOGY AND FOLKLORE Stories of the creation of the universe attempt to make sense of the world and to give meaning toCreation Myths human life. Reflecting particular cultures, creation myths nevertheless exhibit universal elements. Legends from around the world ponder the most basic questions: Why are we here? Who are we? What is our place in the cosmos? These primal stories have been the inspiration for countless works of art, drama, music, and literature throughout the ages and are still studied by scholars and in the classroom as a way to examine modern life and cultural history. Articles focus on archetypal creation myths that reflect the profound wrestling of civilizations around the world with the most important facets of human existence.Mythological subjects covered in this two-volume set include: African Mand creation myth, Serer creation myth, and stories of Oldmar and Unkulunkulu Greek cosmological myths from the Theogony and the Roman creation legend of the twins Romulus and Remus Mayan legend of Kukulkn and Tepeu and the Incan legend of Viracocha Finnish creation myth of Vinminen Norse & Celtic legends of the Volusp and the Lebor Gabla renn Near East legend of Enuma Eli and the Atra-Hasis Epic Far East Chinese myth of Pangu and the Ainu creation myth of Japan Native American Raven Tales and the creation myths of the Cherokee corn mother Selu,FREEHa-wen-ni-yu of the Iroquois, the Hopi sun spirit Tawa, and Awonawilona of the Zuni NEW!Online Access Egyptian writings on the Ogdoad, Atum, Ptah, and Amun FREE Indian stories of Brahma and Purusha Pacific legends of the Kumulipo of the Hawaiian region and the Maori Rangi and PapaThe content is arranged by region and myth cycle. Each regional section begins with a number of Overview essays that discuss the literature, mythology, and art of the region. All articles also include a section that surveys films, novels, and comic books that feature the mythical warriors and battles discussed in the write-up. Maps, illustrations, and poetry round out this two-volume set. July 2023 | Two Volumes; 600 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-452-4 | Library Price: $295GET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com2022-480 Salem Catalog 2023 R7.indd 13 2022-12-28 11:12 AM'