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By: Thomas Kyd (1558-1594)

The Spanish Tragedy by Thomas Kyd The Spanish Tragedy

The Spanish Tragedy, or Hieronimo is Mad Again is an Elizabethan tragedy written by Thomas Kyd between 1582 and 1592. Highly popular and influential in its time, The Spanish Tragedy established a new genre in English theatre, the revenge play or revenge tragedy. Its plot contains several violent murders and includes as one of its characters a personification of Revenge. The Spanish Tragedy was often referred to (or parodied) in works written by other Elizabethan playwrights, including William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, and Christopher Marlowe...

By: Jeanie Lang

Book cover A Book of Myths

By: Ignatius Donnelly (1831-1901)

Book cover Ragnarok : the Age of Fire and Gravel

By: Apollonius Rhodius (3rd Cent. -3rd Cent.)

Book cover Argonautica

The story of how Jason and a group of famous heroes of Greece took to sea in the Argos has been told many times, before and after Apollonius of Rhodes, wrote his Argonautica, in the 3rd century b.C.. It is not only the oldest full version of the tale to arrive to our days, but also the only extant example of Hellenistic epic. This was already a popular myth by the times of Apollonius, who makes the story of how Jason and the Argonauts sail to Colchis in search of the Golden Fleece, and have to go through a lot of adventures to fulfill their task, a mix of simple narrative and scholarly catalog. The Argonautica had a deep impact on European literature as a whole.

By: Daniel Bussier Shumway (1868-)

Book cover The Nibelungenlied

By: Frank Sidgwick (1879-1939)

Book cover Ballads of Robin Hood and other Outlaws Popular Ballads of the Olden Times - Fourth Series

By: Owen Morgan Edwards (1858-1920)

Book cover The Mabinogion Vol. 2

By: Joseph Dunn (1872-)

Book cover The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge

By: Joseph Jacobs (1854-1916)

Book cover More English Fairy Tales

"This volume will come, I fancy, as a surprise both to my brother folk-lorists and to the public in general. It might naturally have been thought that my former volume (English Fairy Tales) had almost exhausted the scanty remains of the traditional folk-tales of England. Yet I shall be much disappointed if the present collection is not found to surpass the former in interest and vivacity, while for the most part it goes over hitherto untrodden ground, the majority of the tales in this book have either never appeared before, or have never been brought between the same boards."

By: Maurice Henry Hewlett (1861-1923)

Book cover The Ruinous Face

By: Grafton Elliot Smith (1871-1937)

Book cover The Evolution of the Dragon

By: Lionel D. (Lionel David) Barnett (1871-1960)

Book cover Hindu Gods And Heroes Studies in the History of the Religion of India

By: Charlotte Schreiber (1812-1895)

Book cover The Mabinogion Vol. 3

By: Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne (1866-1944)

Book cover The Lost Continent

By: Jacob Bryant (1715-1804)

Book cover A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I.

By: D. R. (David Russell) McAnally (1847-1909)

Book cover Irish Wonders The Ghosts, Giants, Pooka, Demons, Leprechawns, Banshees, Fairies, Witches, Widows, Old Maids, and other Marvels of the Emerald Isle

By: Alice Gerstenberg (1885-1972)

Book cover Alice in Wonderland (Drama)

A dramatization of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass for the stage. In this version, Alice goes through the looking glass and encounters a variety of strange and wonderful creatures from favorite scenes of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland the Through the Looking Glass. Including a conversation with the Red and White Queens, encounters with Humpty Dumpty, the Mock Turtle, the Cheshire Cat, and the Caterpillar, and of course everyone's favorite Mad Tea Party.

By: Harold Begbie (1871-1929)

Book cover The Story of Baden-Powell 'The Wolf That Never Sleeps'

By: Anna Jameson (1794-1860)

Book cover Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts

By: Wilhelm Ruland (1869-1927)

Book cover Legends of the Rhine

By: William Scott-Elliot (?-1930)

Book cover Story of Atlantis and the Lost Lemuria

This volume contains two publications by W. Scott-Elliot, namely The Story of Atlantis (1896) and The Lost Lemuria (1904). A theosophist and believer of the Occult, W. Scott-Elliot gives us a description of the history and structure of Atlantis and Lemuria, along with what he considers evidence of this. The Story of Atlantis is prefaced by Alfred Percy Sinnett.

By: Elizabeth W. Champney (1850-1922)

Book cover Romance of Roman Villas (The Renaissance)

By: Denton Jaques Snider (1841-1925)

Book cover Homer's Odyssey A Commentary

By: John Roby (1793-1850)

Book cover Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1
Book cover Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2

By: Mabel Quiller-Couch (1866-1924)

Book cover Cornwall's Wonderland

By: Augusta Stevenson (1869-1976)

Book cover Children's Classics in Dramatic Form

By: Esaias Tegnér (1782-1846)

Book cover Fridthjof's Saga; a Norse romance

By: Michael Clarke (1844?-1916)

Book cover The Story of Troy
Book cover Story of Aeneas

By: Paul Creswick (1866-1947)

Robin Hood by Paul Creswick Robin Hood

"Well, Robin, on what folly do you employ yourself? Do you cut sticks for our fire o' mornings?" Thus spoke Master Hugh Fitzooth, King's Ranger of the Forest at Locksley, as he entered his house.Robin flushed a little. "These are arrows, sir," he announced, holding one up for inspection.Dame Fitzooth smiled upon the boy as she rose to meet her lord. "What fortune do you bring us to-day, father?" asked she, cheerily.Fitzooth's face was a mask of discontent. "I bring myself, dame," answered he, "neither more nor less...

By: Elias Owen

Book cover Welsh Folk-Lore a Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales

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