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Classic Celtic fairy tales

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Published by Blandford, Distributed in the U.S. by Sterling Pub. Co. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Celts -- Folklore.,
    • Fairy tales -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-189) and index.

      Statementselected and edited by John Matthews ; foreword by R.J. Stewart ; illustrated by Ian Daniels.
      ContributionsMatthews, John, 1948-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR137 .C53 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL401714M
      ISBN 100713726180
      LC Control Number98100835
      OCLC/WorldCa37996644

      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.   Buy Classic Celtic Fairy Tales By John Matthews, in Very Good condition. Our cheap used books come with free delivery in the US. Price: $

        Joseph Jacobs (–) was a folklorist, critic, and historian. He is the editor of numerous fairy tale collections, including English Fairy Tales, Indian Fairy Tales, and European Folk and Fairy is now deceased. John D. Batten (–) was a book illustrator and printer as well as a painter. He contributed illustrations to a number of Joseph Jacobs’s fairy /5(11).   Read "Celtic Fairy Tales - The Original Classic Edition" by Jacobs Joseph available from Rakuten Kobo. Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of Celtic Fairy Tales. This is a new and freshly Brand: Emereo Publishing.

        The tales collected for Irish Fairy and Folk Tales all are reprinted from nineteenth-century sources, but they date back much further, to a time when they were part of a centuries-old oral tradition of storytelling and had yet to be committed to the printed page. These are stories that passed down through the ages virtually unaltered in their telling.4/4(3). At the end of his highly successful English Fairy Tales, Joseph Jacobs compiled Celtic Fairy Tales, a book of 26 Celtic children's stories from around Wales and Fairy Tales tells of horned women, breweries of eggshells, sprightly tailors, gold and silver trees, King o' Toole's goose, sea maidens, and so much particular interest is the 13th century true legend .


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Matthews, a well-known writer on the Celtic and Arthurian traditions, here offers a very attractively presented collection of Celtic fairy tales, wonderfully illustrated by Ian Daniels.

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well-researched, rather scholarly book fanciful ill 4/5. Read Celtic fairy tales from Joseph Jacobs, Andrew Lang and other famous authors. Explore full list of Celtic fairy tales now. About: The Celtic nation has a rich history of folklore, with Celtic folk tales, fairy tales, and mythology that has remained popular for years, largely because of the imaginative and compelling world contained in the legends.

I simply love reading these old collections of "fairy tales," especially Celtic ones. About the time of this publication () there was a most interesting effort by many literary authorities to collect original fairy tales handed down by word of mouth in the British Isles, especially in the rural areas and in the original Irish, Gaedlig or Welsh, before they were entirely lost/5.

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Joseph Jacobs (–) was a folklorist, critic, and historian. He is the editor of numerous fairy tale collections, including English Fairy Tales, Indian Fairy Tales, and European Folk and Fairy is now deceased. John D. Batten (–) was a book illustrator and printer as well as a painter.

He contributed illustrations to a number of Joseph Jacobs’s fairy tale /5(78). My mother got this book for me when I was a child, and needless to say, it changed the way I learned fairy tales. Iona Opie presents some classic fairy tales as they were ORIGINALLY written Dark, lurid, mysterious, and pessimistic.

The artwork littered throughout the pages is commendable even if it were its own by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm: Contents: Introduction. Tales of wonder, tales of life --Coldfeet and the Queen of Lonesome Island --The Princess of Land-under-Waves --The Lad of the skin coverings --The Bare-Stripping Hangman --Beira, Queen of Winter --The stones of Plouvinec.

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Celtic Fairy Tales. Notes: Contains 26 folktales of the Celtic people. Author: Joseph Jacobs Published: Publisher: G. Putnam's Sons, New York, London. Classic Celtic Fairy Tales: Renowned author and lecturer on the Celtic and Arthurian tradition, Matthews has searched the almost forgotten archives of Scotland, Wales and Ireland for the very best fairy tales in the Celtic tradition.

The result is this companion volume to 5/5. Celtic Fairy Tales features 26 tales from the Celtic people, with stories of both the natural and the magic. A second volume, More Celtic Fairy Tales, arrived in Indian Fairy Tales, Joseph Jacobs’ first book of folklore from India, was published in COVID Resources.

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These Author: Jacobs Joseph. GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES - Grimm's Fairy Tales by The Brothers Grimm - Unabridged audiobook - FAB - Duration: Fab Audio Bo views. Classic Celtic Fairy Tales John Matthews, Editor Ian M. Daniels, Illustrator Blandford Press (April ) $ (pp) Renowned author and lecturer on the Celtic and Arthurian tradition, Matthews has searched the almost forgotten archives of Scotland, Wales and Ireland for the very best fairy tales in the Celtic tradition.

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Simple, entertaining, timeless. I truly think tales are timeless because they were dreamed in eras during which the core of human experiences could be expressed without all the trappings and insanities and distractions of modern life and media.4/5(2).The Leprechaun laughed aloud as he thought of one stormy day when the old sea-god, Manannan Mac Lir, had bidden his horses keep the invaders from reaching the shore and the tower.

The lively horses shook their manes and obeyed -- ochone, but they obeyed! Tap, tap, tap! The south wind, thought the Leprechaun, will be a strong one, this day!Check out this great listen on The definitive collection of traditional Celtic fairy tales.

Joseph Jacobs' anthology of the most enduring folklore from Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and Cornwall is a delight for both young and old. Leprechauns, giants.