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British folk tales

Kevin Crossley-Holland

British folk tales

new versions

by Kevin Crossley-Holland

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Published by Orchard1987 in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKevin Crossley-Holland ; chapter headings byPeter Melnyczuk.
The Physical Object
Pagination383p. :
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22402823M
ISBN 101852133074

English Fairy and Other Folk Tales by Edwin Sidney Hartland [] Title Page Nursery Tales Jack the Giant Killer The Princess of Canterbury The Princess of Colchester Mr Fox Tom Tit Tot Jack and the Bean-stalk Historical and Local The Story of Sain Kenelm Wild Edric Lady Godiva.   In Katharine Briggs published in four volumes the vast and authoritative Dictionary of British Folktales and Legends to wide acclaim. This sampler comprises the very best of those tales and legends. Gathered within, readers will find an extravagance of beautiful princesses and stout stable boys, sour-faced witches and kings with hearts of Cited by: 5.

A folktale (also spelled folk tale) is a story or legend forming part of an oral tradition. Folktales are generally passed down from one generation to another and often take on the characteristics of the time and place in which they are told. Folktales speak to universal and timeless themes, and help folks make sense of their existence or cope. Folk Tales of Britain: Legends by Katharine M. Briggs waltzmn: Katharine Brigg's British Folktales is a subset of her major work A Dictionary of British Folktales. The smaller book is a fine and fascinating read, but the two-volume major collection is definitive/5(3).

  Explore tales from around the globe including Aesop's Fables, the Grimm Brother's fairy tales, James Berry’s Anancy-Spiderman and Sally Pomme Clayton’s and Amin Hassanzadeh Sharif’s The Phoenix of Persia. Themed book list: Fairy tales and folktales Theme: Fairy tales and folktales Fables, folk tales and legends. The Phoenix of.   English Fairy Tales I have felt justified in doing this, as of the twenty-one folk-tales contained in Chambers's Popular Rhymes of Scotland, no fewer than sixteen are also to be found in an English form. With the folk-tale as with the ballad, Lowland Scotch may be regarded as simply a dialect of English, and it is a mere chance whether a.


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Katharine M. Briggs's Folk Tales of Britain is an extraordinary compendium - the most complete in existence - of the folk-story heritage of Great Britain.

Part one of her magnum opus, published earlier by The Folio Society as Folk Tales of Britain: Narratives, contains stories which people knew were three-volume collection contains over 1, 'Legends', that/5(20).

English folklore is the folk tradition which has developed in England over a number of centuries. Some stories can be traced back to their roots, while the origin of others is uncertain or disputed.

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In British folk tales book Briggs published in four volumes the vast and authoritative Dictionary of British Folktales and Legends to wide acclaim.

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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Katharine Mary Briggs (8 November – 15 October ) was a British folklorist and writer, who wrote The Anatomy of Puck, the four-volume A Dictionary of British Folk-Tales in the English Language, and various other books on fairies and toshe was president of the Folklore Society, which established an award in her name to commemorate her life and.

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