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Folklore and the Sea

by Horace Beck

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Published by Book Sales .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Sale Books,
  • Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages484
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8103158M
    ISBN 100785811192
    ISBN 109780785811190
    OCLC/WorldCa43189836

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Folklore and the Sea by Horace Beck Download PDF EPUB FB2

Author Horace Beck, a former professor of American Literature at Middlebury College in Vermont, has been gathering the sea's folklore for many years in Europe. Product details Series: Maritime (Book 6)Cited by: Horace Beck, a former professor of American Literature at Middlebury College, has been gathering the sea's folklore for 70 years in Europe, North America, and the West Indies/5.

FOLKLORE AND THE SEA [THE AMERICAN MARITIME LIBRARY VOLUME VI] Hardcover – January 1, by Horace [Palmer] [illustrated with photographs by Jane Beck] Beck (Author)Author: Horace [Palmer] [illustrated with photographs by Jane Beck] Beck.

The Folklore of the Sea. The vivid, often eerie, superstitions, tales and rituals of the sea were the sailor's response to danger - immediate and uncontrolled. As a sailing-ship beat for weeks across the Southern Ocean, domain of the albatross, meeting no one in the lonely wastes, her crew felt an urgent need to appease the sea-gods/5.

Horace Beck, a former professor of American Literature at Middlebury College, has been gathering the sea's folklore for 70 years in Europe, North America, and the West Indies.

This handsome volume, a trade paperback, introduces sea lore and mythology from many traditions. The thematic arrangement places a Haida prayer for calm waters beside a Chinese myth concerning a sea goddess; the tale of the Flying Dutchman after a Nova Scotian's memories of ghostly visions at : $   When the Sea Turned to Silver [Lin, Grace] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

When the Sea Turned to Silver/5(). Buy Folklore and the Sea (American Maritime Library) Also A,Folklore and the Sea book ed. by Beck, Horace (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). Mermaids: The Myths, Legends, and Lore and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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Among the Mermaids is an enchanting collection of classic stories, facts, and tales of mermaids from around the world that will thrill every lover of this romanticized mythological creature. This book is an exploration of the many things that go bump in the night near the fairy mound/5(33).

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Buy a cheap copy of Folklore and the Sea (The American book by Horace Beck. Horace Beck, a former professor of American Literature at Middlebury College, has been gathering the sea's folklore for 70 years in Europe, North America, and the Free shipping over $Cited by: Folklore and the sea. [Horace Palmer Beck; Marine Historical Association.] -- Beliefs of fishmen and other coastal dwellers concerning weather, monsters and mermaids, shipbuilding, ghost ships, and other aspects of their work an daily lives.

Sailors have traditionally been associated with many myths and magical aspects of the sea, travellers and bringers of tales and far-off treasures. Sign up for the #FolkloreThursday newsletter to win a copy of the book – full details will be available in the July edition, and winners will be announced in August.

Originally published inso the writing is somewhat odd. Enjoyable overall, as the authors tries to put as much of various myths and legends, local information - such as certain parts of Scotland think this way, other parts react this way as an example, and around the world of the sea, and everything in it.

Really interesting/5. Legends and Superstitions of the Sea and of Sailors in All Lands and at All Times Fletcher S. Bassett S. Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, - Folklore - pages. In David Thomson's book The People of the Sea, which chronicles the extensive legends surrounding the Grey Seal within the folklore of rural Scottish and Irish communities, it is the children of male selkies and human women that have webbed toes and fingers.

When the webbing is cut, a rough and rigid growth takes its r creatures: Mermaid, Huldra, Merman. Legends of the Sea X Find Umbra’s book in the Fort of the Damned, discussing the supernatural. The 10th and final book can be found on the haunted fort.

Head to the top of the fort and climb up the the watchtower just West of the vault. Folklore. Traditionally, sea witches were witches who appeared among sailors or others involved in the seafaring trade.A sea witch may be presented as a magical or fairy creature such as a mermaid or selkie, or as an ordinary human who uses magic to influence the powers ranged from control over the winds and weather or the ability to influence the catches of.

Rahab m.n. (Hebrew: רַהַב, Modern: Rahav, Tiberian: Rahaḇ, "blusterer" is used in the Hebrew Bible to indicate "rage, fierceness, insolence, pride") Rahab is the emblematic name of Egypt and is also used for the sea.

In medieval Jewish folklore, Rahab is a mythical sea-monster. 1 Biblical usage. Creation narratives in Biblical texts. Animate inanimates, C, Chile, Demons, Lake monsters, Mammals, Molluscs, Monsters, Pond and River.

Demons, Mollusk folklore, South American folklore. The Dard is peculiar to the department of Vienne in France, but its physiognomy recalls that of the alpine dragons – and, like them, it probably evolved from mustelid accounts.

It is a serpent.Irish folktales are remarkable for the wealth and variety of supernatural maritime legends they contain, many of which have been brought to life through song, poetry and film.

From mythical beings to curious sea creatures and mystical islands, they're beloved by young and old alike.