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Folk tales and superstitions.

Addy, Sidney Oldall

Folk tales and superstitions.

by Addy, Sidney Oldall

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Published by E.P. Publishing in Wakefield .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yorkshire (England),
  • England,
  • Yorkshire.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- England -- Yorkshire.,
    • Yorkshire (England) -- Social life and customs.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR142.Y5 A67 1973b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 163 p.
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5472572M
      ISBN 100854097864
      LC Control Number73175756

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      The collection of folktales from the Ukraine consists of one book with 27 folktales. Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales Notes: Contains 27 Ukrainian folktales. With druids and witches and deeply rooted superstitions, the folkloric pot of Scotland bubbles over with stories for children, fairy tales, and legends of lore. The hill shepherds were known for being dreamers and poets, and the Lowlands produced many a fine Rhymer.

      Fairy tales are a subgenre of folk tales and almost always involve some element of magic and good triumphing over evil. A good rule of thumb: if there's a fairy or other mystical/magical creature in the story, it's a fairy tale. Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry Edited and Selected by W. B. Yeats [] The Celtic Twilight by W.B. Yeats [ and ] This short book of essays by Yeats is a must-read. In The Seven Woods by W. B. Yeats [] A short book of poetry and a play by Yeats on Irish mythological themes. Later Poems by W. B. Yeats [].


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