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Supernatural in Slavic and Baltic literature

essays in honor of Victor Terras

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Published by Slavica Publishers in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

  • Russian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Russian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Supernatural in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Amy Mandelker and Roberta Reeder.
    ContributionsTerras, Victor., Mandelker, Amy., Reeder, Roberta.
    LC ClassificationsPG3015.5.S87 S86 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination402 p. ;
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2277525M
    ISBN 10089357192X
    LC Control Number89168435

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    - “EASTERN EUROPEAN/BALTIC MYTHOLOGY MEME > slavic gods and goddesses [7/9]: veles” Veles is a major Slavic supernatural force of earth, waters and the underworld, associated with dragons, cattle, magic, musicians, wealth and trickery. He is the More information. Books on oriental mysticism and yoga are collected by the Asian and Middle Eastern Division. The Slavic and Baltic Division collects, in the original language, the works of Russian mystics, such as H.P. Blavatsky, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture collects titles on voodoo, santeria and related topics.

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