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Folkloric aspects of the Romanian imaginary and myth

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This volume explores a selection of significant and topical elements from the vast amount of Romanian folkloric and mythological material. It sheds light on the mythical-ritualistic aspects of three complex calendar holydays (specifically The Lads of Bra?ov, Calu?arii, and Sânzienele), whose ritualistic sequences, laden with mythical-symbolical reminiscences, were lost during the Communist period and are known today thanks to their spectacular features. Such aspects include demonic mythical beings (such as Iele, Rusalii, ?tima Apei, The Woodwoman, and Strigoi) that define the collective imaginary; significant myths that have found their artistic expression in fairytales and legends; and the role of women in traditional Romanian society.

As new hardback, one small erased pencil marking

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Author(s):
Claudia Costin
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
210x148
EAN-13:
9781527511118
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781527511118
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
140
Publisher:
Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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This volume explores a selection of significant and topical elements from the vast amount of Romanian folkloric and mythological material. It sheds light on the mythical-ritualistic aspects of three complex calendar holydays (specifically The Lads of Bra?ov, Calu?arii, and Sânzienele), whose ritualistic sequences, laden with mythical-symbolical reminiscences, were lost during the Communist period and are known today thanks to their spectacular features. Such aspects include demonic mythical beings (such as Iele, Rusalii, ?tima Apei, The Woodwoman, and Strigoi) that define the collective imaginary; significant myths that have found their artistic expression in fairytales and legends; and the role of women in traditional Romanian society.

As new hardback, one small erased pencil marking

Author(s):
Claudia Costin
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
210x148
EAN-13:
9781527511118
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781527511118
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
140
Publisher:
Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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