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Charms, Charmers and Charming: International Research on Verbal Magic

Charms, Charmers and Charming: International Research on Verbal Magic (Hardback)

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Bringing together many of today's key scholars of verbal charming, these essays cover vernacular magical texts and practice from Malaysia to Madagascar, and from England to Estonia. As the most comprehensive collection of research on charms, charmers and charming available in the English language, it forms an essential reader on the topic.

PAUL COWDELL National Centre for English Cultural Tradition, University of Sheffield NATALIA GLUKHOVA Finno-Ugric Languages Department, Mari State University, Mari El, Russian Federation VLADIMIR GLUKHOV Freelance Researcher LEE HARING Professor Emeritus of English, Brooklyn College, the City University of New York RITWA HERJULFSDOTTER Doctoral Candidate of Ethnology, University of Gothenburg and Nordic Museum postgraduate school DAVID HUNT Professor Emeritus, London South Bank University HENNI ILOMAEKI Freelance Researcher VLADIMIR KLYAUS Institute of World Literature, Moscow MONIKA KROPEJ Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Slovene Ethnology, the Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana LEA OLSAN Professor Emerita of English, the University of Louisiana at Monroe, USA LOW KOK ON Senior Lecturer, School of Arts of the Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia EVA POCS Professor Emerita, the University of Pecs, Hungary JONATHAN ROPER Teaching Fellow in English Language, the University of Leeds,UK JACQUELINE SIMPSON The Folklore Society T.M. SMALLWOOD Lecturer in English, the University of Ulster LAURA STARK Professor of Ethnology, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland ANDREI TOPORKOV Researcher, Institute of the World Literature, Moscow MARY TSIKLAURI Associate, the Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature, Tbilisi, Georgia DAIVA VAITKEVI?IEN? Senior Researcher, the Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore MARIA VIVOD Associate Researcher, the Centre National de Recherches Scientifiques, France

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