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Fairy tales from folk lore

  • 288 Pages
  • 1.33 MB
  • English
Moffat, Yard & Company , New York
Statementby Hershel Williams; illustrated by M.H. Squire.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.W67 F
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. l., 288 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6999368M
LC Control Number08022796

W.W. Gibbings, a publication house in London, published several volumes of folklore known as Folk-lore and Legends. Each book featured stories from a different region. The title for Scotland contains 33 fairy tales and folk tales, with the content featuring the scenery and spirit of the country.

Written for students and general readers, this book is an introduction to fairy lore from around the world.

The handbook defines and classifies types of fairies, provides numerous examples and texts, overviews scholarship, and discusses the role of fairies in art, film, and popular by: 4. Chinese Myths and Folk Tales (Barnes & Noble Chinese culture is rich with marvelous folklore, and this exquisitely designed collection draws on that magnificent historical repository.

It features more than fables and tales chosen from Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio and other classic compendiums.

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Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This isn't a collection of translated fairy tales.

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This is a book full of short stories made to mimic their original tale but stripped from all kinds of beauty and written in a way the author could show off his /5. Russian Fairy Tales A Choice Collection of Muscovite Folk-lore - Kindle edition by Ralston, William Ralston Shedden, Ralston, William Fairy tales from folk lore book Shedden.

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The collection of Celtic folktales consists of nine books with stories: 26 Celtic folktales, English folktales, 38 Irish folktales, 33 Scottish folktales and 24 Welsh folktales. Celtic Fairy Tales. (shelved 11 times as fairy-tales-and-folklore) avg rating —ratings — published Fairy, also spelled faerie or faery, a mythical being of folklore and romance usually having magic powers and dwelling on earth in close relationship with humans.

It can appear as a dwarf creature typically having green clothes and hair, living underground or in stone heaps, and characteristically exercising magic powers to benevolent ends; as a diminutive sprite commonly in the shape of a.

Welsh Folk-Lore: A Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of Fairy tales from folk lore book Wales, Being the Prize Essay of the National Eisteddfod, Revised and enlarged by the author.

The Welsh Fairy Book. Illustrations by Willy Pogány. New York: F. Stokes, []. This. The collection of folktales from Australia consists of one book with 31 stories. Australian Legendary Tales Notes: Folk-lore of the Noongahburrahs as told to the Piccaninnies.

Folklore of Russia is folklore of Russians and other ethnic groups of Russia. Russian folklore takes its roots in the pagan beliefs of ancient Slavs and now is represented in the Russian fairy Russian bylinas are also an important part of Slavic oldest bylinas of Kievan cycle were actually recorded mostly in the Russian North, especially in Karelia, where most of the.

Hans Christian Andersen: Fairy Tales and Stories. An excellent home page featuring Denmark's most famous writer. Included here are a chronological listing of Andersen's folk-like fairy tales, electronic texts of most stories, and links to additional information.

The H. Andersen Home Page. Links to. Fairy tales are stories that range from those originating in folklore to more modern stories defined as literary fairy tales. Despite subtle differences in the categorizing of fairy tales, folklore, fables, myths, and legends, a modern definition of the fairy tale, as provided by Jens Tismar's monologue in German, is a story that differs "from an oral folk tale", written by "a single General lists: 18th-century British children's literature.

The FAIRY TALES, FOLK LORE & MYTHOLOGY. COLLECTION ~~~~~ A truly unique and wonderful collection of rare, out-of-print books compiled together for the first time on 2 DVD data discs exploring fairy tales, folk lore, myths and legends from around the Rating: % positive.

For the very first time, The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm makes available in English all stories from the and editions. These narrative gems, newly translated and brought together in one beautiful book, are accompanied by sumptuous new illustrations from award-winning artist Andrea Dezsö.

Jack the Giant-Killer, Tom Thumb, Goldilocks and The Three Bears, Henny Penny, Dick Whittington, The Three Little Pigs, Red Riding Hood and a host of immortal characters are found in this delightful collection of English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs.

The book made its first appearance in and has remained a firm favorite with both young and 5/5(3). Folklore: Definitions & Differences. Folklore: Beliefs, customs and traditions practiced by and passed among a group of people who share some connection, including.

Fables: Short comic tales making a moral point about human nature, usually through animal characters behaving in human ways. Fairy Tales: Traditional folktales adapted and written down for the entertainment of children, usually.

In this book Honeyman looks at manifestations of youth agency (and representations of agency produced for youth) as depicted in fairy tales, childlore and folk literature, investigating the dynamic of ideological manipulation and independent resistance as it can be read.

The following tales are similar to the Cinderella fairy tale, ATU A. I have included the English language tales of this type here.

Sometimes I include tales of other classifications when I deem them relevant to the theme. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Russian Fairy Tales: A Choice Collection of Muscovite Folk-lore by Ralston - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

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Get this from a library. Fairy tales from Brazil: how and why tales from Brazilian folk-lore. [Elsie Spicer Eells] -- A collection of eighteen Brazilian tales.

Folk lore and fairy tales I have been interested in British folklore- and particularly in British fairy lore- for the last thirty five years at least.

My interest ranges across fairy lore, the Arthurian cycle, English and ‘Celtic’ myth and folk customs. English Fairy Tales and would earnestly beg any reader of this book who knows of similar tales, to communicate them, written down as they are told, to me, care of the Publishers.

indicate my sources and give a few references to parallels and variants which may be of interest to fellow-students of Folk-lore. It is, perhaps, not necessary. But since the publication of English Fairy Tales I have been specially fortunate in obtaining access to tales entirely new and exceptionally well told, which have been either published during the past three years or have been kindly placed at my disposal by folk-lore friends.

Among these the tales reported by Mrs. Balfour, with a thorough. Fairy tales, folk tales, legends & mythology Top ebooks in fairy tales, folk tales, legends & mythology offered as an ‘interim report’ to those interested in Hobbit-lore, and to any others who may find amusement in this mixed bag of old confections.’ The fairy tale lives again in this book of forty new stories by some of the.

Bettelheim, B.The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning & Importance of Fairy Tales, Vintage Books, UK.

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Bottigheimer, R.B.Grimms’ Bad Girls & Bold Boys: The Moral and Social Vision of the Tales, Yale University Press, USA. Cashdan, S.The Witch Must Die: The Hidden Meaning of Fairy Tales, Basic Books, USA. Crane, L {}Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Crown. Read Folktales for kids from all over the world. Children's Moral Stories include folktales (folk tales) such as fairy tales (fairytales), legends, riddles, myths and more.

All our stories contain a positive message. Romeo and Juliet, a Tragic Love Story. Two regal families in Italy are entangled in a long-standing feud. Fairy gold - a book of Old English fairy tales - E. Rhys () Folk and hero tales - J. Macdougall () Folk lore of East Yorkshire - J.

Nicholson () Folklore a Quarterly Review - Folklore Society (Great Britain) () Folk-Lore A Quarterly Review Vol 1 - Folklore Society (Great Britain) ()5/5(1). Big Book of Fairy Tales - G.

Dore () British fairy and folk tales - W. J. Glover () British goblins - Welsh folk-lore, fairy mythology, legends and traditions - W.

Sikes () Buddha's crystal and other fairy stories - Y. T. Ozaki () Canadian fairy tales - C. MacMillan () Celtic fairy tales - J. Jacobs ().Get this from a library!

Russian fairy tales: a choice collection of Muscovite folk-lore. [William Ralston Shedden Ralston; Hurst & Company.].We have published academic articles and reviews in Marvels & Tales: The Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies, Supernatural Studies, Humanities, Gramarye: The Journal of the Sussex Center for Folklore, Fairy Tales, and Fantasy, the book Channeling Wonder: Fairy Tales on Television, the encyclopedia Folktales and Fairy Tales: Traditions and Texts from.