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John Fiske
Myths and Myth-Makers



OLD TALES AND SUPERSTITIONS INTERPRETED BY COMPARATIVE MYTHOLOGY
La mythologie, cette science toute nouvelle, qui nous fait
suivre les croyances de nos peres, depuis le berceau du monde
jusqu'aux superstitions de nos campagnes.--EDMOND SCHERER




TO MY DEAR FRIEND, WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS,IN REMEMBRANCE OF PLEASANT AUTUMN EVENINGS SPENT AMONG WEREWOLVES AND TROLLS AND NIXIES, I dedicate THIS RECORD OF OUR ADVENTURES.

Preface
I. The Origins of Folk-lore
II. The Descent of Fire
III. Werewolves and Swan-Maidens
IV. Light and Darkness
V. Myths of the Barbaric World
VI. Juventus Mundi
VII. The Primeval Ghost-World
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