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Folktales of England

Katharine Mary Briggs

Folktales of England

by Katharine Mary Briggs

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Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales -- England

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Katharine M. Briggs and Ruth L. Tongue.
    SeriesFolktales of the world
    ContributionsTongue, Ruth L.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 174 p.
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23745055M

    Joseph Jacobs’s “English Fairy Tales” () collected and published in England: further helped to popularize folk literature. Andrew Lang’s “Fairy Books” () collected and published a series of fairy books containing folktales from around the world. Below are the most prevalent kinds of folktales (note that some folktales. England Folklore, Folktales, and Fairy Tales from England, a library of books digitized by and others. Ertha, the Germanic Earth Goddess. The account, written by Tacitus in the y of a north German deity variously named Ertha, Hertha, Nerthus, or Mother Earth.

    A collection of over folk and fairy tales from all over the world, this is the only edition that encompasses all cultures. Arranged geographically by region, this book also includes category index groups that list the stories by plot and character.4/5(3). English folklore consists of the myths and legends of England, including the English region's mythical creatures, traditional recipes, urban legends, and h folklore encompasses the traditional Robin Hood tales, the Brythonic-inspired Arthurian legend, and the more contemporary urban legends and monsters such as the Beast of Bodmin Moor.

    Folktales of England by Briggs K., & Tongue R. Univ. of Chicago Press, , 2nd impression Softcover in good condition. Text is clean and unmarked, binding tight. Cover shows slight signs of . Folk Tales of England by Katharine M. Briggs, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(64).


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Folktales of England by Katharine Mary Briggs Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Folktales of England is by all odds the most satisfactory general collection of folktales to come out of England since the advent of modern collection and classification techniques."—Ernest W.

Baughman, Journal of American Folklore5/5(3). A really nice, somewhat old-fashioned collection of folktales from England, complete with references and sources and motif index, perfect for a folklorist.

Most of the stories are pretty short, and many are written in regional dialect/5. "Folktales of England is by all odds the most satisfactory general collection of folktales to come out of England since the advent of modern collection and classification techniques."—Ernest W.4/5(1).

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 fiction/5(20).

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Type and Motif-Index of the Folktales of England and North America (Indiana University Folklore's Series, 20) 1st Edition by Ernest W. Baughman (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: Folk tales: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Briggs, Katharine Mary.

Folktales of England. Folktales of England book [Chicago] University of Chicago Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Katharine Mary Briggs; Ruth L Tongue.

England is a country in Europe, part of the United Kingdom. The English nation had a big cultural impact on the world. The collection of folktales from England consists of three books with folktales. The Arabian Nights /One Thousand and One Nights/ Notes: This book holds some of the folktales form the Arabian Nights ed and edited by Andrew Lang, these folktales are simplified and shortened, making them more suitable for children.

Author: Anonymous Editor: Andrew Lang Published: Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co. Folktales of England 1. The Small-Tooth Dog. The Green Lady. Tom Tit Tot.

Mossycoat. Little Rosy. The Man Who Wouldn’t Go Out at Night. Fairy Merchandise. Goblin Combe. The Fairy Follower. Pixy Fair. The Fairy Midwife. The Green Mist. The. It's not as academic as her Encyclopedia of Fairies, and Folktales of England is more of a collection of the folklore itself than any great treatise on it, but I actually prefer that.

Basically, if you have any interest in folktales at all, this is the book for you.5/5(3). I love reading original folk tales and myths and this book puts 55 interesting British and Irish ones together. Each tale is short, some less than a page, some several pages long, so this is a perfect book for reading to children or to bring with you while you need to wait somewhere/5.

Folktales of England Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Includes unacc. melodies Bibliography: p. [] Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by res on September 8, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   "Folktales of England is by all odds the most satisfactory general collection of folktales to come out of England since the advent of modern collection and classification techniques."—Ernest W.

Baughman, Journal of American FolkloreAuthor: Katharine M. Briggs. Folktales of England Hardcover – by Katharine M. and Ruth L. Tongue; Editors Briggs (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Author: Katharine M. and Ruth L. Tongue; Editors Briggs. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxiv, pages music 22 cm.

Series Title: Folktales of the world. Responsibility: edited by. A classic of its kind, authored by a Civil War veteran who was closer in time to these stories than anyone living today can ever imagine, and illustrated with over evocative period engravings, New England Legends & Folk Lore is a treasury of historical fact and literary flight of fancy/5(8).

Sports and Pastimes of the People of England by Joseph Strutt [2nd ed., ] Sourcebook on the folklore and social history of leisure activities in 'Merrie Olde England.' Popular Romances of the West of England by Robert Hunt []. [PB] English Fairy and Other Folk Tales by Edwin Sidney Hartland, Illustrated by C.E.

Brock [] [PB] English. 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 with the world in which they live. Folk tales of England. [L Edmond Leipold; Howard E Lindberg] -- A collection of English folk literature including six of Robin Hood's adventures, five stories about King Arthur and his knights, and eleven familiar tales of rural England.

OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 24 cm. Contents: Cap O' Rushes --The three questions --Mr. and Mrs. Vinegar --Teeny-Tiny --Dick Whittington and his cat --The old woman and her pig --Nix naught nothing --Jack Hannaford --The magpie's nest --The three heads of the well --Master of all masters --The donkey, the table, and the wand --The three sillies --The master and.The folktale is a story passed down verbally from generation to generation.

Each storyteller added something new to the stories, making them more interesting and fascinating as the ages passed. Different folktales bear the characteristics of the culture, folklore and customs of the people from which they originated.

Read more on Wikipedia.The collection of folktales from North America consists of six books with stories: 50 Native American folktales, 60 US folktales and 26 Canadian folktales. Native American folktales .