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Eye of newt and toe of frog, adder's fork and lizard's leg : the lore and mythology of amphibians and reptiles

Title
Eye of newt and toe of frog, adder's fork and lizard's leg : the lore and mythology of amphibians and reptiles / Marty Crump ; in collaboration with Danté B. Fenolio.
Author
Crump, Martha L.
Publication
  • Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
  • ©2015

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Additional Authors
Fenolio, Danté B. (Danté Bruce)
Description
viii, 320 pages : illustrations (chiefly color); 27 cm
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-300) and index.
Contents
Talk to the animals -- In the beginning : creation myths -- Snakes : "good" or "evil"? -- Songs and thunderbolts : frogs, snakes, and rain -- A second chance : frogs, snakes, and rebirth -- Of love, morals, and death : amphibians and reptiles in folktales -- The lighter side : trickster tales and "how" and "why" stories -- Tailless wonders, naked serpents, and fire lizards : perception of amphibians through folk beliefs -- Marshmallow-eaters, Methuselahs, spiny-backs, were-lizards, and protectors : perception of reptiles through folk beliefs -- Move aside, Viagra : reptile sexual power -- Pick your poison -- blood, venom, skin, or bones : folk medicines -- Like a hell-broth, boil and bubble : witchcraft and magic -- "How 'bout them toad suckers" : other ways we use amphibians and reptiles -- Singing tuatara from their holes.
Call Number
JFF 16-57
ISBN
  • 9780226116006
  • 022611600X
  • 9780226116143 (canceled/invalid)
LCCN
  • 2015012981
  • 40025456969
OCLC
902656888
Author
Crump, Martha L., author.
Title
Eye of newt and toe of frog, adder's fork and lizard's leg : the lore and mythology of amphibians and reptiles / Marty Crump ; in collaboration with Danté B. Fenolio.
Publisher
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Copyright Date
©2015
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-300) and index.
Added Author
Fenolio, Danté B. (Danté Bruce), author.
Other Standard Identifier
40025456969
Research Call Number
JFF 16-57
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