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Oral folk-tales of Wessex.

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David and Charles , Newton Abbot
Tales -- England -- Wessex -- History and crit

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England, W

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LC ClassificationsGR142.W37 P34
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p.
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Open LibraryOL5471869M
ISBN 100715359053
LC Control Number73175021
OCLC/WorldCa746561

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These lively and entertaining folk tales from one of Britain's most ancient counties are vividly retold by local storyteller Tim Laycock.

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Oral Folk-Tales of Wessex, Palmer () tells that the Green Lady of Crowcombe warns of coming illness, and she is considered a very unlucky ghost to see. The author describes her as an “other world fairy creature that has passed into oral tradition as a ghost”.

Tongue also mentions three white ladies in other areas of Somerset who seem to. out of 5 stars Essex Folk Tales.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 24 May Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I think this is an excellent book. I needed to read it for research and it has proved an invaluable aid. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful/5(6). Stories from the oral tradition began around hearthside and campfire.

These tales were almost always fantastic in nature, involving magic or talking animals. Initially, they provided entertainment for adults, who freely altered details as they told and retold the stories.

InHidden East Anglia’s ‘Lantern’ magazine carried M.W. Burgess’s article ‘Hoax of the Broads’ which was highly critical of Charles Sampson’s popular book ‘Ghosts of the Broads’, published and reprinted by Jarrold & Sons Ltd inand Inwhen Mike Burgess began writing about the various legends of Tom Hickathrift (updated in ), he again referred.

Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Folk Tales and Heroes of Wales: Volume 1 This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Samhain (/ ˈ s ɑː w ɪ n, ˈ s aʊ ɪ n /; Irish: [ˈsˠəuɪnʲ] Scottish Gaelic: [ˈs̪ãũ.ɪɲ]) is a Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter or the "darker half" of the ionally, it is celebrated from 31 October to 1 November, as the Celtic day began and ended at sunset.

This is about halfway between the autumn equinox and the winter Also called: Sauin (Manx Gaelic). The History Press has become known as the premier contemporary resource for British folk tales. We are delighted to be associated with the Society for Storytelling, the Scottish Storytelling Forum and Storytellers of Ireland, and the excellent work they do in upholding and reviving traditional stories and.

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Oral Folk-Tales of Wessex, Palmer () tells that the Green Lady of Crowcombe warns of coming illness, and she is considered a very unlucky ghost to see. The author describes her as an “other world fairy creature that has passed into oral tradition as a ghost”.

Tongue also mentions three white ladies in other areas of Somerset who seem to. These lively and entertaining folk tales from one of Britain's most ancient counties are vividly retold by local storyteller Mike O'Leary.

Their origins lost in the oral tradition, these stories from Sussex reflect the wisdom (and eccentricities) of the county and its people/5(9). Collected Folk Tales by Alan Garner – review revenge and murder that I first encountered in Neil Philip's Penguin Book of English Folk Tales.

Folk Tales. Delightful collections of little-known fairy tales and folk stories, gathered from across Europe and the world. Stunningly illustrated in paper-cut style. These lively and entertaining folk tales from one of Britain's most ancient counties are vividly retold by local storyteller Mike O'Leary.

Their origins lost in the oral tradition, these stories from Sussex reflect the wisdom (and eccentricities) of the county and its : The History Press.

Welsh Folk-Lore: A Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales, Being the Prize Essay of the National Eisteddfod, Revised and enlarged by the author.

Owestry and Wrexham: Woodall, Minshall, and Company, This digital text is presented by the Internet Archive. Rhys, John.

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"Welsh Fairy Tales." Y Cymmrodor. Vol. 4 (), pp. This enchanting collection of traditional English folktales reflects the depth and diversity of the folk heritage of Britain, and illustrates the ties between stories, land, and people. The editors present an enticing assortment of more than 50 tales, gathered from practicing storytellers and organized into sections based on broad themes--The Fool in All His Glory, Wily Wagers and Tall Tales.

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FOLKLORE – BRITISH FOLKLORE FOLK TALES & FAIRY TALES Folklore consists of legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs that are the traditions of a culture. English folklore is the folk tradition which has File Size: 71KB.

One day the rose-tree flowered. It was spring, and there among the flowers was a white bird; and it sang, and sang, and sang like an angel out of heaven.

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Away it flew, and it went to a cobbler's shop, and perched itself on a tree hard by; and thus it sang, "My wicked mother slew me, My dear father ate me, My little brother whom I love.

Folklorist Joseph Jacobs is credited with helping many folk tales be saved from extinction, and he helped popularize many of the tales we still read today, including Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Jacobs edited Folklore, a journal from England’s Folklore Society, and several anthologies.

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