The Captain Myth

Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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ISBN : 1620407183
Pages : 272 pages
Rating Book: 4.2/5 (62 users)

Download or read book The Captain Myth written by Richard Gillis and published by Bloomsbury Publishing USA. This book was released on 2016-09-06 with total page 272 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The War on the Shore, the Battle of Brookline, the Miracle of Medinah--the Ryder Cup inspires such nicknames, and is golf's version of an all-star game and one of international sports' most intense, high-profile tournaments. For almost ninety years, the biennial men's golf competition has been a key symbol of the game, knitting together the sporting cultures of the U.S., the UK, and continental Europe, and inspiring an intense rivalry among professional golfers and a passionate following across the globe. Purportedly in charge of the two teams are the captains, whose reputations are shaped forever by the results of the twenty-eight matches held over three days. In his seminal exploration of the world of the Ryder Cup, Richard Gillis explores what it takes to win this coveted trophy. Accustomed to playing for and winning large sums of money, the twelve players on each side are paid nothing for this competition; instead they play for national pride alone. Even more, in this singularly individual sport, fierce competitors such as Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson, or Rory McIlroy and Jason Day, must act as a team. Having consulted leadership gurus, team building experts, and sports psychologists, and exploring the often surprising roles played by some of the game's greatest stars since the first match in 1927, Gillis has written a book of probing and insightful analysis that every fan of golf will want to read as the 2016 Ryder Cup unfolds.

Strindberg and the Poetry of Myth

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ISBN : 0520321138
Pages : 256 pages
Rating Book: 4.2/5 (52 users)

Download or read book Strindberg and the Poetry of Myth written by Harry G. Carlson and published by . This book was released on 2021-01-08 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1982.

The Myth of the Titanic

Publisher : Springer
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ISBN : 0230510841
Pages : 213 pages
Rating Book: 4.3/5 (23 users)

Download or read book The Myth of the Titanic written by R. Howells and published by Springer. This book was released on 1999-03-29 with total page 213 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The first critical analysis of the Titanic as modern myth, this book focuses on the second of the two Titanics . The first was the physical Titanic , the rusting remains of which can still be found twelve thousand feet below the north Atlantic. The second is the mythical Titanic which emerged just as its tangible predecessor slipped from view on 15 April 1912. It is the second of the two Titanics which remains the more interesting and which continues to carry cultural resonances today. The Myth of the Titanic begins with the launching of the 'unsinkable ship' and ends with the outbreak of the 'war to end all wars'. It provides an insight into the particular culture of late-Edwardian Britain and beyond this draws far greater conclusions about the complex relationship between myth, history, popular culture and society as a whole.

THE CREAM OFF: AND SOME MYTHS

Publisher : iUniverse
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ISBN : 1491707968
Pages : 352 pages
Rating Book: 4.9/5 (491 users)

Download or read book THE CREAM OFF: AND SOME MYTHS written by Captain ILIAS GYFTONIKOLOS and published by iUniverse. This book was released on 2013-10-30 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The book refers to the following: Birth to the sea: a short description of the life during the WWII the famine in Greece. The Sea life: All the individual short stories on board of each ship. The "gold plated" Syndrome the "humble" opinion of the Author. The Maritime Accidents. The safety on the Cruise ships: (I was asked by ladies which Cruise ship is safe). There are many stories which some will be interesting and unusual. There is no book that covers the old and modern seamen's life. That is the reason I wrote it.

Myth

Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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ISBN : 1443815136
Pages : 145 pages
Rating Book: 4.4/5 (443 users)

Download or read book Myth written by Victoria Lenshyn and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2009-10-02 with total page 145 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Myth presents the latest interdisciplinary research by graduate students in the fields of German and Scandinavian studies, compiling papers that were introduced at the eponymous 2008 graduate student conference at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Focusing on myths in and about German and Scandinavian societies, these essays provide exemplary analyses of how cultural and social practices mutually inform and influence each other. This anthology is primarily intended for scholars across the disciplines looking at trends and narratives in northern Europe. From history to film studies, theater and philology, the contributions represent the teeming variety of approaches to German and Scandinavian studies now emergent in the Academy. Myth showcases not only new inquiries into diverse subject areas, but also new methods of inquiry for future interdisciplinary research.

The Gunns; History, Myths and Genealogy

Publisher : Lulu.com
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ISBN : 0244863113
Pages : pages
Rating Book: 4.4/5 (244 users)

Download or read book The Gunns; History, Myths and Genealogy written by Alastair Gunn and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Mythical

Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
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ISBN : 1434941728
Pages : pages
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Download or read book Mythical written by Willem Jonck and published by Dorrance Publishing. This book was released on 2010-01-07 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Encyclopedia of Beasts and Monsters in Myth, Legend and Folklore

Publisher : McFarland
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ISBN : 0786495057
Pages : 428 pages
Rating Book: 4.8/5 (786 users)

Download or read book Encyclopedia of Beasts and Monsters in Myth, Legend and Folklore written by Theresa Bane and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2016-04-25 with total page 428 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Here there be dragons--this notation was often made on ancient maps to indicate the edges of the known world and what lay beyond. Heroes who ventured there were only as great as the beasts they encountered. This encyclopedia contains more than 2,200 monsters of myth and folklore, who both made life difficult for humans and fought by their side. Entries describe the appearance, behavior, and cultural origin of mythic creatures well-known and obscure, collected from traditions around the world.

Star Trek as Myth

Publisher : McFarland
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ISBN : 0786455942
Pages : 239 pages
Rating Book: 4.8/5 (786 users)

Download or read book Star Trek as Myth written by Matthew Wilhelm Kapell and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2010-03-16 with total page 239 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the past, the examination of myth has traditionally been the study of the "Primitive" or the "Other." More recently, myth has been increasingly employed in movies and in television productions. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the Star Trek television and movie franchise. This collection of essays on Star Trek brings together perspectives from scholars in fields including film, anthropology, history, American studies and biblical scholarship. Together the essays examine the symbolism, religious implications, heroic and gender archetypes, and lasting effects of the Star Trek "mythscape."

Of Myths and Legends

Publisher : MICHAEL CHATFIELD PUBLICATIONS INC.
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ISBN : 1976142652
Pages : 404 pages
Rating Book: 4.7/5 (976 users)

Download or read book Of Myths and Legends written by Michael Chatfield and published by MICHAEL CHATFIELD PUBLICATIONS INC.. This book was released on 2017-09-09 with total page 404 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Emerilia is under siege. As the Terra Alliance undergoes a baptism of fire with the event of myths and legends, it seems everyone has plans for the future.The Emperor has spoke and the portals are opening. The Event is larger than anyone anticipated. Emerilia and it's people are ravaged by war, the survivors must band together in order to survive.The Jukal Empire isn't the only one that has started moving, the Pantheon is coming to a showdown, rising from ancient tales, this war is going to be like nothing Emerilia has ever seen.Party Zero stand with the Terra Alliance and the people of Emerilia. They know the truth of Emerilia and the forces arrayed against them, they've made it their home, the stone Raiders their guild they've changed and pushed the boundaries of what was thought possible.Strap on those swords and check your mana potions, it's time Emerilia fought back.

Myths and Mysteries of New Jersey

Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
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ISBN : 0762767464
Pages : 176 pages
Rating Book: 4.6/5 (762 users)

Download or read book Myths and Mysteries of New Jersey written by Fran Capo and published by Rowman & Littlefield. This book was released on 2010-11-09 with total page 176 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Part of our new and growing Mysteries and Legends series, Mysteries and Legends of New Jersey explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in New Jersey's history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in New Jersey history. Read about the mysterious Blue Hole. Question if the New Jersey Devil is real or not. Visit the Phareloch Castle, the friendliest haunted castle in New Jersey.

The Greek Myths

Publisher : Penguin UK
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ISBN : 024198338X
Pages : 784 pages
Rating Book: 4.4/5 (241 users)

Download or read book The Greek Myths written by Robert Graves and published by Penguin UK. This book was released on 2017-09-28 with total page 784 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The definitive and comprehensive edition of Robert Graves's classic retelling of the Greek myths 'Icarus disobeyed his father's instructions and began soaring towards the sun, rejoiced by the lift of his great sweeping wings. Presently, when Daedalus looked over his shoulder, he could no longer see Icarus; but scattered feathers floated on the waves below...' These are the greatest stories ever told - the labours of Hercules, the voyage of the Argonauts, Theseus and the minotaur, Midas and his golden touch, the Trojan War and Odysseus's journey home - brought together into one epic and unforgettable story. Ideal for the first time reader, it can be read as a single page-turning narrative, while full commentaries as well as a comprehensive index of names make it equally valuable for anyone seeking an authoritative and detailed account of the spectacular stories that make up the bedrock of Western literature. The Greek Myths is a classic among classics, a treasure trove of extraordinary tales and a masterful work of literature in its own right.

The Big Book of Christmas Novels, Stories, Myths & Carols

Publisher : e-artnow
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Pages : 12190 pages
Rating Book: 4.0/5 (46 users)

Download or read book The Big Book of Christmas Novels, Stories, Myths & Carols written by Mark Twain and published by e-artnow. This book was released on 2020-12-17 with total page 12190 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Musaicum Books presents to you the greatest Christmas novels, magical Christmas tales, legends, most famous carols and the unique poetry of the giants of literature dedicated to this one and only holiday: The Gift of the Magi (O. Henry) The Holy Night (Selma Lagerlöf) A Merry Christmas & Other Christmas Stories (Louisa May Alcott) A Letter from Santa Claus (Mark Twain) Silent Night The Night After Christmas The Child Born at Bethlehem The Adoration of the Shepherds The Visit of the Wise Men As Joseph Was A-Walking The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter) Where Love Is, God Is (Leo Tolstoy) The Three Kings (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) A Christmas Carol (Samuel Taylor Coleridge) Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (L. Frank Baum) Christmas At Sea (Robert Louis Stevenson) The Savior Must Have Been A Docile Gentleman (Emily Dickinson) The Heavenly Christmas Tree (Fyodor Dostoevsky) The Little City of Hope (F. Marion Crawford) The First Christmas Of New England (Harriet Beecher Stowe) Christmas in the Olden Time (Walter Scott) Christmas In India (Rudyard Kipling) A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens) The Twelve Days of Christmas The Wonderful Wizard of OZ (L. Frank Baum) Ring Out, Wild Bells (Alfred Lord Tennyson) Little Lord Fauntleroy (Frances Hodgson Burnett) Black Beauty (Anna Sewell) The Christmas Child (Hesba Stretton) Granny's Wonderful Chair (Frances Browne) The Romance of a Christmas Card (Kate Douglas Wiggin) Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) The Wonderful Life - Story of the life and death of our Lord (Hesba Stretton) The Christmas Angel (A. Brown) Christmas at Thompson Hall (Anthony Trollope) Christmas Every Day (William Dean Howells) The Lost Word (Henry van Dyke) The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (E. T. A. Hoffmann) The Little Match Girl The Elves and the Shoemaker Mother Holle The Star Talers Snow-White The Christmas Hirelings The Blue Carbuncle An Exciting Christmas Eve The Spirit of Christmas…

The Mythology and History of Witchcraft

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Pages : 5971 pages
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Download or read book The Mythology and History of Witchcraft written by Frederick George Lee and published by e-artnow. This book was released on 2019-06-04 with total page 5971 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This meticulously edited collection on witchcraft is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Introduction to Witchcraft: The Superstitions of Witchcraft by Howard Williams The Devil in Britain and America by John Ashton Witchcraft in Europe: History of Magic and Witchcraft: Magic and Witchcraft Lives of the Necromancers Witch, Warlock, and Magician Practitioners of Magic & Witchcraft and Clairvoyance Mary Schweidler, the Amber Witch Sidonia, the Sorceress La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages Tales & Legends: Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland Witch Stories Studies: The Witch Mania Witchcraft and Superstitious Record in the South-Western District of Scotland Modern Magic Witchcraft in America: The Wonders of the Invisible World Salem Witchcraft Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather A History of the Salem Village Witchcraft Trials An Account of the Witchcraft Delusion at Salem in 1682 House of John Procter, Witchcraft Martyr, 1692 Studies: The Salem Witchcraft, the Planchette Mystery, and Modern Spiritualism by Samuel Roberts Wells The Witchcraft Delusion in Colonial Connecticut (1647-1697) by John M. Taylor Witchcraft of New England Explained by Modern Spiritualism by Allen Putnam On Witchcraft: Glimpses of the Supernatural – Witchcraft and Necromancy by Frederick George Lee Letters On Demonology And Witchcraft by Sir Walter Scott

Monsters of Greek Mythology Volume Two

Publisher : Open Road Media
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ISBN : 1497667070
Pages : 862 pages
Rating Book: 4.9/5 (497 users)

Download or read book Monsters of Greek Mythology Volume Two written by Bernard Evslin and published by Open Road Media. This book was released on 2014-10-28 with total page 862 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The gods, heroes, and monsters of Greek mythology come wondrously alive in this second volume of Bernard Evslin’s award-winning series Book two of Bernard Evslin’s extraordinary work opens with the story of Hercules, the strongest man on Earth. Son of a mortal woman and Zeus, feared and hated by Zeus’s wife, Hera, Hercules is condemned to twelve labors in which he must fight the world’s most terrifying monsters. It seems that the world’s mightiest hero may have met his match against the Hydra, a beast with one hundred heads that spew lethal poison. Other tales feature Atlas, the Titan condemned to bear the world on his shoulders; the hideous gorgon Medusa, who turns men to stone; the half-man, half-bull Minotaur; the Sphinx; and many more. Greek myths come to thrilling life in these timeless stories of love and revenge, sorcery and enchantment, in which gods and demigods, mortals, fiends, and demons battle between good and evil. It is a world where bushes become bears, the four winds go to war, and the Nemean Lion and giant crab Cancer strike terror into the hearts of all.

Myths of the Cherokee

Publisher : Jazzybee Verlag
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ISBN : 3849619087
Pages : 630 pages
Rating Book: 4.4/5 (849 users)

Download or read book Myths of the Cherokee written by James Mooney and published by Jazzybee Verlag. This book was released on 2012 with total page 630 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Mooney's book contains one of the finest selection of Cherokee myths and folklore Contents: Contents: Cosmogonic Myths 1. How The World Was Made 2. The First Fire 3. Kana'tï And Selu: The Origin Of Game And Corn 4. Origin Of Disease And Medicine 5. The Daughter Of The Sun 6. How They Brought Back The Tobacco 7. The Journey To The Sunrise 8. The Moon And The Thunders. 9. What The Stars Are Like 10. Origin Of The Pleiades And The Pine 11. The Milky Way 12. Origin Of Strawberries 13. The Great Yellow-Jacket: Origin Of Fish And Frogs 14. The Deluge Quadruped Myths 15. The Fourfooted Tribes 16. The Rabbit Goes Duck Hunting 18. Why The Possum's Tail Is Bare 19. How The Wildcat Caught The Gobbler 20. How The Terrapin Beat The Rabbit 21. The Rabbit And The Tar Wolf 22. The Rabbit And The Possum After A Wife 23. The Rabbit Dines The Bear 24. The Rabbit Escapes From The Wolves 25. Flint Visits The Rabbit 26. How The Deer Got His Horns 27. Why The Deer's Teeth Are Blunt 28. What Became Of The Rabbit 29. Why The Mink Smells 30. Why The Mole Lives Underground 31. The Terrapin's Escape From The Wolves 32. Origin Of The Groundhog Dance: The Groundhog's Head 33. The Migration Of The Animals 34. The Wolf's Revenge--The Wolf And The Dog Bird Myths 35. The Bird Tribes 36. The Ball Game Of The Birds And Animals 37. How The Turkey Got His Beard 38. Why The Turkey Gobbles 39. How The Kingfisher Got His Bill 40. How The Partridge Got His Whistle 41. How The Redbird Got His Color 42. The Pheasant Beating Corn; Origin Of The Pheasant Dance 43. The Race Between The Crane And The Hummingbird 44. The Owl Gets Married 45. The Huhu Gets Married 46. Why The Buzzard's Head Is Bare 47. The Eagle's Revenge 48. The Hunter And The Buzzard 49. The Snake Tribe 50. The Uktena And The Ulûñsû'tï 51. Âgän-Uni'tsï's Search For The Uktena 52. The Red Man And The Uktena 53. The Hunter And The Uksu'hï 54. The Ustû'tlï 55. The Uw`Tsûñ'ta 56. The Snake Boy 57. The Snake Man 58. The Rattlesnake's Vengeance 59. The Smaller Reptiles--Fishes And Insects 60. Why The Bullfrog's Head Is Striped 61. The Bullfrog Lover 62. The Katydid's Warning Wonder Stories 63. Ûñtsaiyï', The Gambler 64. The Nest Of The Tlä'nuwä 65. The Hunter And The Tlä'nuwä 66. U`Tlûñ'ta, The Spear-Finger 67. Nûñ'yunu'wï, The Stone Man 68. The Hunter In The Däkwä' 69. Atagâ'hï, The Enchanted Lake 70. The Bride From The South 71. The Ice Man 72. The Hunter And Selu 73. The Underground Panthers 74. The Tsundige'wï 75. Origin Of The Bear: The Bear Songs 76. The Bear Man 77. The Great Leech Of Tlanusi'yï 78. The Nûñnë'hï And Other Spirit Folk 79. The Removed Townhouses 80. The Spirit Defenders Of Nïkwäsï' 81. Tsul'kälû, The Slant-Eyed Giant 82. Käna'sta, The Lost Settlement 83. Tsuwe'nähï: A Legend Of Pilot Knob 84. The Man Who Married The Thunder's Sister 85, The Haunted Whirlpool 86. Yahula 87. The Water Cannibals 88. First Contact With Whites 89. The Iroquois Wars 90. Hiadeoni, The Seneca 91. The Two Mohawks 92. Escape Of The Seneca Boys 93. The Unseen Helpers 94. Hatcinoñdoñ's Escape From The Cherokee 95. Hemp-Carrier 96. The Seneca Peacemakers 97. Origin Of The Yontoñwisas Dance 98. Ga?Na?'S Adventures Among The Cherokee 99. The Shawano Wars 100. The Raid On Tïkwäli'tsï 101. The Last Shawano Invasion 102. The False Warriors Of Chilhowee 103. Cowee Town 104. The Eastern Tribes 105. The Southern And Western Tribes 106. The Giants From The West 107. The Lost Cherokee 108. The Massacre Of The Ani'-Kuta'nï 109. The War Medicine 110. Incidents Of Personal Heroism 111. The Mounds And The Constant Fire: The Old Sacred Things Miscellaneous Myths And Legends 112. The Ignorant Housekeeper 113. The Man In The Stump 114. Two Lazy Hunters 115. The Two Old Men 116. The Star Feathers 117. The Mother Bear's Song 118. Baby Song, To Please The Children 119. When Babies Are Born: The Wren And The Cricket. 120. The Raven Mocker 121. Herbert's Spring 122. Local Legends Of North Carolina 123. Local Legends Of South Carolina 124. Local Legends Of Tennessee 125. Local Legends Of Georgia 126. Plant Lore

Indian Myths

Publisher : Boston : J.R. Osgood
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Pages : 746 pages
Rating Book: 4.3/5 (32 users)

Download or read book Indian Myths written by Ellen Russell Emerson and published by Boston : J.R. Osgood. This book was released on 1884 with total page 746 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: