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Irish folk stories and fairy tales.

William Butler Yeats

Irish folk stories and fairy tales.

by William Butler Yeats

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy tales -- Ireland,
  • Tales -- Ireland

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesGrosset"s universal library -- UL21.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 297 p.
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23233714M

    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm: grim, the way we like them. Review: A new translation of the original, unexpurgated edition bring these timeless stories to.   James Stephens () was an Irish novelist and poet. James Stephens wrote many retellings of Irish myths and fairy tales. His retellings are marked by a rare combination of humor and lyricism (Deirdre, and Irish Fairy Tales are often singled out for praise).Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.

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    Card Wrappers. Condition: VG+. First Paperback Edition. "Fairy tales are a rich element of childhood in many cultures around the world. But in Ireland, where they are known as wonder tales, these stories of magic and enchantment are not restricted to young audiences; Irish wonder tales . Irish Folk and Fairytales is a good collection of the most important stories of Ireland. It is well written and the tales of the ancient elves and kings touches the heart. This is a book /5(15).


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Irish folk stories and fairy tales by William Butler Yeats Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a compilation of stories including tales of mermaids (what the Irish called merrows), fairies (the wee folk or sidhe), old kings and queens, witches, ghosts, giants, and more.

I thoroughly enjoye If you are a fan of old school folklore, this is the book for you. W.B. Yeats was a well-versed occultist, researcher, and writer in the late /5. You get a fat catalog of fairy tales at a real cheap price.

Lots of great tales for anyone who is interested in irish folk tales, myths, fairy tales, ghost stories etc. I became aware of the book because it includes the story "Teig O'Kane (Tadhg O Cáthán) and the corpse", which was "borrowed" by Mike Mignola for his Hellboy story "The Corpse"/5(52).

Irish fairy tales and legends are full of enchantment, brave deeds and lost loves. Told from generation to generation, they are as fascinating now as they were to their original listeners.

This wonderfully rich and varied collection are ten of the best-loved traditional Irish stories, retold by author and poet Una Leavy/5(59). Irish fairy stories and folk talesThe Children of Lir. The children turned into swans by their evil stepmother and made to wander forBrown and Trembling.

This is very similar to the well known story of Cinderella but adds in a few extra twists and turns, as well as a little Field of Boliauns. Leprechauns and the search for the elusive crock of items. In Irish Folk and Fairy Tales William Butler Yeats delivers a vast collection of stories, songs, and poetry of his home country and beloved Irelandâ s historical and legendary past.

These writings helped secure for Yeatsâ recognition as a leading proponent of Irish nationalism and Irish cultural independence, and to also help Yeats spearhead the Irish Literary s: One of the largest anthologies of Irish Fairy Tales is a compilation by W.B.

Yeats. Jeremiah Curtin and William Henry Frost also researched Irish folk tales and authored fairy tale books, which were well received by the public. Edmund Leamy, a famous folklorist, published his first collection of Irish Fairy Tales.

80 rows  Fairy tales are stories that range from those originating in folklore to more modern stories. Buy Irish Folk and Fairy Tales 3rd Revised edition by Gordon Jarvie, Gordon Jarvie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). CELTIC FOLK & FAIRY TALES - FULL AudioBook | For FREE SPECIAL AUDIOBOOK OFFERS & MORE: SUBSCRIBE.

or numbed with fairy blasts. At sea, when the nets are out and the pipes are lit, then will some ancient hoarder of tales become loquacious, telling his histories to the tune of the creaking of the boats.

Holy-eve night, too, is a great time, and in old days Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry, by 5. 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/5.

You get a fat catalog of fairy tales at a real cheap price. Lots of great tales for anyone who is interested in irish folk tales, myths, fairy tales, ghost stories etc. I became aware of the book because it includes the story "Teig O'Kane (Tadhg O Cáthán) and the corpse", which was "borrowed" by Mike Mignola for his Hellboy story "The Corpse"/5(43).

I have written three books already on folklore, Down Folk Tales (), Kildare Folk Tales () and Monaghan Folk Tales (). The research gave me a great insight into folklore, folk.

Buy a cheap copy of Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish book by W.B. Yeats. Treasury of 64 tales invites readers into the shadowy, twilight world of Celtic myth and legend.

Mischievous fairy people, murderous giants, priests, devils, Free shipping over $Cited by:   A Treasury of Irish Fairy and Folk Tales collect more than stories from the rich folk legacy of the Emerald Isle.

Its pages are animated with colorful tales of the fairy folk in all their many guises: the changeling, the banshee, the headless dullahan, the leprechaun, the merrow, and the ever-mischievous : X.

Page 97 - The poker was by this time quite red, and Mrs. Sullivan, seizing it, ran furiously towards the cradle ; but somehow or other her foot slipped, and she fell flat on the floor, and the poker flew out of her hand to the other end of the house. However, she got up without much loss of time and went to the cradle, intending to pitch the wicked thing that was in it into the pot of boiling /5(5).

Irish Fairy Tales. Notes: Contains 7 folktales of the Irish people. Author: Edmond Leamy Published: Publisher: M.A. Gill &Dublin. A collection of sixteen tales, including original stories by a variety of Irish authors and retellings of traditional folktales.

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In this case, the folklore is the story of how people lived, and how they lived according to their beliefs. The Irish have a long and rich history of mythology, folklore, and religion.Get this from a library!

Irish folk stories and fairy tales. [W B Yeats;] -- An anthology of Irish folktales and fairy tales, some in verse. Grouped by theme.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.