The Anthology of Irish Folk Tales

Carefully selected stories from the celebrated Folk Tales series have been gathered here for this special volume. Herein lies a treasure trove of tales from a wealth of talented storytellers performing in the country today.

The Anthology of Irish Folk Tales

Carefully selected stories from the celebrated Folk Tales series have been gathered here for this special volume. Herein lies a treasure trove of tales from a wealth of talented storytellers performing in the country today. From banshees, pookas and changelings to rainbows, fairies and leprechauns, this book celebrates the distinct character of Ireland's different customs, beliefs and dialects, and is a treat for all who enjoy a well-told story.

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The Anthology of Irish Folk Tales
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors:
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-19 - Publisher: The History Press

Carefully selected stories from the celebrated Folk Tales series have been gathered here for this special volume. Herein lies a treasure trove of tales from a wealth of talented storytellers performing in the country today. From banshees, pookas and changelings to rainbows, fairies and leprechauns, this book celebrates the distinct
An Anthology of American Folktales and Legends
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Frank de Caro
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-18 - Publisher: Routledge

For folklorists, students, as well as general readers, this is the most comprehensive survey of American folktales and legends currently available. It offers an amazing variety of American legend and lore - everything from Appalachian Jack tales, African American folklore, riddles, trickster tales, tall tales, tales of the supernatural, legends
Woodland Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Lisa Schneidau
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-30 - Publisher: The History Press

Once upon a time, most of Britain and Ireland was covered in woodland. Many of the trees have been cleared, but our connection with the wildwood remains. It is a place of danger, adventure and transformation, where anything could happen. Here is a collection of traditional folk tales of oak,
Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry
Language: en
Pages: 508
Authors: W. B. Yeats, Ernest Rhys
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-05-01 - Publisher: Alexandrian Archives Publishing

Part of the Camelot Series, this is an anthology of Irish folklore, edited by W. B. Yeats. Many of these stories are from books or now-rare source material. He selected many of the best tales from other writers such as Lady Wilde, Croker, Lover, Hyde, and Carelton. Yeats wrote introductory
River Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Lisa Schneidau
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-06-16 - Publisher: The History Press

Rivers and streams sculpt our landscape, and have connected our communities throughout history, from mountain to estuary and to the wide sea beyond. They give us water and food, trade and transport – yet they have a life-force all of their own. In this collection of traditional folk tales from