The Resource The book of legendary lands, Umberto Eco ; translated by Alastair McEwen

The book of legendary lands, Umberto Eco ; translated by Alastair McEwen

Label
The book of legendary lands
Title
The book of legendary lands
Statement of responsibility
Umberto Eco ; translated by Alastair McEwen
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"A fascinating illustrated tour of the fabled places in literature and folklore that have awed, troubled, and eluded us through the ages"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eco, Umberto
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.G478
LC item number
E26 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McEwen, Alastair
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geographical myths in literature
  • Geographical myths in art
  • Geographical myths
  • Art and literature
  • Art and literature
  • Geographical myths
  • Geographical myths in art
  • Geographical myths in literature
Label
The book of legendary lands, Umberto Eco ; translated by Alastair McEwen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The flat earth and the antipodes -- Biblical lands -- The lands of Homer and the seven wonders -- The wonders of the East, from Alexander to Prester John -- The Earthly Paradise, the Isles of the Blessed, and El Dorado -- Atlantis, Mu, and Lemuria -- Ultima Thule and Hyperborea -- The migrations of the grail -- Alamüt, the Old Man of the Mountain, and the Assassins -- The Land of Cockaigne -- The Islands of Utopia -- The Island of Solomon and the Austral Land -- The interior of the Earth, the Polar myth, and Agartha -- The invention of Rennes-le-Château -- Fictional places and their truth
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
477 pages
Isbn
9780847841219
Lccn
2013936600
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)832278728
Label
The book of legendary lands, Umberto Eco ; translated by Alastair McEwen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The flat earth and the antipodes -- Biblical lands -- The lands of Homer and the seven wonders -- The wonders of the East, from Alexander to Prester John -- The Earthly Paradise, the Isles of the Blessed, and El Dorado -- Atlantis, Mu, and Lemuria -- Ultima Thule and Hyperborea -- The migrations of the grail -- Alamüt, the Old Man of the Mountain, and the Assassins -- The Land of Cockaigne -- The Islands of Utopia -- The Island of Solomon and the Austral Land -- The interior of the Earth, the Polar myth, and Agartha -- The invention of Rennes-le-Château -- Fictional places and their truth
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
477 pages
Isbn
9780847841219
Lccn
2013936600
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)832278728

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