Oxford Companion to World Mythology

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Product Details

Price
$24.95
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Publish Date
Pages
469
Dimensions
6.08 X 1.33 X 9.18 inches | 1.63 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780195387087
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About the Author


David Leeming is Emeritus Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Connecticut. His many books include Myths, Legends, and Folktales of America, with Jake Page, A Dictionary of Asian Mythology and Myth: A Biography of Belief. He lives in Riverdale, New York.

Reviews


"Inclusive and reasonably comprehensive....This work should find a place in any general reference collection."--Choice


"The scope of this companion to world mythology belies its compact, easy-to-hold format...Leeming's Companion has a place in any library."--Voice of Youth Advocates


"The strength of the Oxford Companion to World Mythology lies in its overview articles on mythologies of particular eras and cultures.... Scholarly but rarely abstruse, this reasonably priced volume is particularly suitable for academic and larger public libraries."--Booklist


"Dependable information, clear and concise writing, and well-chosen illustrations make this a useful resource. The volume offers easy access to a broad range of topics....This is a grand book."--School Library Journal