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The Seven Story Tower

A Mythic Journey Through Space and Time

by Curtiss Hoffman

  • 256 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Basic Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • General,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Cultural Studies,
  • Literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEdith Gilmore (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7899534M
    ISBN 100738205958
    ISBN 109780738205953

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Tolkien-this book is the perfect intro-duction to the common themes found in world by: 2. Product details Age Range: 12 and up Grade Level: 7 - 9 Series: Firebird Fantasy Paperback: pages Publisher: Firebird (Febru ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: 12 ounces Customer Reviews: out /5(17).

The Seven Story Tower book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. What is significant about the role of myth in all human societ /5. The SEVEN STORY TOWER investigates myth from a multifaceted perspective: positing each myth within its specific cultural context in juxtaposition with myths from different cultures around the world.

Hoffman weaves these elements through chapters based on thematic similarities ultimately crafting an insightful vision into the power of myth in the framework of our own lives/5(5).

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"The Seventh Tower," which brings together the first three books in his Seventh Tower series, lots of ice, lots of alien monsters, and the weird trips to magical realms. Tal is desperate, his father is mysteriously missing, and his mother is terribly ill/5.

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"The Seven Story Tower: A Mythic Journey through Space and Time is an introduction to the world of myth, explored in cross-cultural context. This book provides readers with the conceptual tools to analyze and appreciate myth as a vital function of human cultural expression. From the white stag to the green knight, The Seven Story Tower examines how myth colors our perception of history, nature, and ourselves.

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Tolkien-this book is the perfect introduction to the common themes found in world mythology. From the white stag to the green knight, The Seven Story Tower examines how myth colors our perception of history, nature, and ourselves.

Organized around seven key myths-representing the Irish, Greek, Sumerian, Indonesian, Amazonian, and Inuit cultures, as well as the fantasy world of J. Tolkien-this book is the perfect intro-duction to the common themes found in world : Basic Books. The Secret Seven is also known as the Secret Seven Society, and focuses on a fictional-group of detectives who happen to be children.

Each character appears to be in several other individual books. The characters of the Secret Seven are Peter, the society’s leader, Janet, Peter’s sister, Barbara, Barbara, Pam, George and Colin. From the white stag to the green knight, The Seven Story Tower examines how myth colors our perception of history, nature, and ourselves.

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Inhe received a Golden Duck Award for Australian Contribution to Children's Science Fiction. He is the author of the Old Kingdom series, The Seventh Tower series, and The Keys to the Kingdom series.3/5(7). The Dark Tower is a fantasy novel by American writer Stephen King.

It is the seventh and final book in his Dark Tower series. It was published by Grant on Septem Author: Stephen King. Read Common Sense Media's The Fall: The Seventh Tower, Book 1 review, age rating, and parents guide.

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We hope to welcome you back to Seven Stories very soon. The Seven Towers refers to the seven towers on the walls of the capital of Malkier, a Borderland nation lost to The Blight. The Seven Towers were located alongside some lakes near the Mountains of Dhoom.

Today it's only a broken ruin. This is a short page. There is not enough information provided from the Wheel of Time universe to expand this article. Please do not add {{stub}}. For other uses. A fanfiction for the six-book series 'The Seventh Tower'. I loved that seires a lot, and own all the books, so I figured I'd write a fanfiction about it.

Takes place about years in the future of the last book so I can make up some stuff. A six-book fantasy series by Garth Nix concerning two groups of people living in a world of complete darkness, thanks to the Veil, a powerful black shadow that envelops the entire planet and blocks out the sun: the Chosen, a group of light-manipulating magicians who live in a multicolored Castle and believe themselves to be superior to everybody, and the Icecarls, a warrior race eking out an.The Dark Tower is a series of eight books and one short story written by American author Stephen orating themes from multiple genres, including dark fantasy, science fantasy, horror, and Western, it describes a "gunslinger" and his quest toward a tower, the nature of which is both physical and series, and its use of the Dark Tower, expands upon Stephen King's Author: Stephen King.She was the only one of the guards who survived Sharrakor's attack when they tried to prevent Sushin from climbing the Seventh Tower.

Ethar and the other guards were never exactly following the path of Sharrakor's evil, but were most likely tricked like all the others to doing what Sharrakor wished.