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The Resource The hidden history of elves and dwarfs : avatars of invisible dreams, Claude Lecouteux ; translated by Jon E. Graham

The hidden history of elves and dwarfs : avatars of invisible dreams, Claude Lecouteux ; translated by Jon E. Graham

Label
The hidden history of elves and dwarfs : avatars of invisible dreams
Title
The hidden history of elves and dwarfs
Title remainder
avatars of invisible dreams
Statement of responsibility
Claude Lecouteux ; translated by Jon E. Graham
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
A comprehensive examination of the intertwined mythology, folklore, and literary history of dwarfs and elves. Explores their pagan roots and their evolution in myth and literature, reveals the role the church played in their representation, and traces their history from ancient Celtic and Germanic lore through their emergence in the literature of the Middle Ages to their modern representation by the Brothers Grimm and Walt Disney
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lecouteux, Claude
Dewey number
398.2094
Index
index present
LC call number
GR550
LC item number
.L3813 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dwarfs (Folklore)
  • Dwarfs (Folklore) in literature
  • Elves
  • Fiction, Medieval
  • Mythology in literature
  • Folklore
Label
The hidden history of elves and dwarfs : avatars of invisible dreams, Claude Lecouteux ; translated by Jon E. Graham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translated from the French
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xiii, 226 pages
Isbn
9781620557150
Lccn
2018001205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1041197489
  • (OCoLC)1041197489
Label
The hidden history of elves and dwarfs : avatars of invisible dreams, Claude Lecouteux ; translated by Jon E. Graham
Publication
Note
Translated from the French
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xiii, 226 pages
Isbn
9781620557150
Lccn
2018001205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1041197489
  • (OCoLC)1041197489

Library Locations

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