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Author Kapaló, James Alexander.

Title The power of words [electronic resource] : studies on charms and charming in Europe / edited by James Kapaló, Éva Pócs and William Ryan.

Imprint Budapest, Hungary ; New York, NY : Central European University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description vii, 325 p. : Grayscale Illustration, Tables ; 24 cm.
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Note Published in 2013 by Central European University Press.
Index compiled by Emese Ilyefalvy.
Printed in Hungary by Akakprint Kft., Budapest.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Genre, Classification, Terminology -- Historical and Comparative Studies -- Content and Function of Charms.
A Genre in the Making. The First Study of Charms in Norway -- The Making of a Charm Collector. Alexander Carmichael in Uist, from 1864 to 1882 -- Charm Indexes: Problems and Perspectives -- Medieval Narrative Charms -- The Historical Development of "Charm" Terminology in Hungarian -- The Marginality of Charms in Medieval England -- Church Benedictions and Popular Charms in Hungary -- Benediction and Exorcism in Early Modern Hungary -- Baltic and East Slavic Charms -- The Njit Between Prayers and Charms: A Study of the Romanian Manuscript Tradition -- Charming The Moon: Moon Charms for Sick Children in Portuguese Ethnography -- "Dear Merciful Mother": The Virgin Mary in Finnish and Karelian Birth Incantations -- The Power of Words in Miracles, Visions, Incantations and Bewitchments.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2019. EPUB file. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book])
Subject Charms -- Europe -- History.
Incantations -- Europe -- History.
European 1 : -- General & Multiperiod.
Added Author Éva Pócs.
William Ryan.
American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
ISBN 9786155225109 hardbound
9786155225482 Hardcover
Standard No. 2027/heb32282 hdl

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