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Irish fairy and folk tales.

William Butler Yeats

Irish fairy and folk tales.

by William Butler Yeats

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk literature, Irish -- Juvenile literature

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    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 351 p.
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17197774M

      A Treasury of Irish Fairy and Folk Tales by Varoius, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A Treasury of Irish Fairy and Folk Tales: Varoius: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5().   Irish Fairy and Folk Tales, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Irish Fairy and Folk Tales: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5().

    The lore of ancient Ireland comes to life in this collection of classic folk tales retold for modern readers. Fiction Fantasy Short Stories Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Mythology From the same author. According to W. B. Yeats in his book Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry, leprechauns are small, withered old men. The popular image of these little men also suggests they are ill-tempered and mischievous. Pooka.

    The Irish Fairy Book. London: T. Fisher Unwinn, Slavic and Other Eastern European Folk and Fairy Tales. Wales. Folklore, Folktales, and Fairy Tales from Wales. Return to D. L. Ashliman's folktexts, a library of folktales, folklore, fairy tales, and mythology. Title: Irish Fairy and Folk Tales Author(s): W B Yeats ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Hippocrene Books Availability: Amazon Amazon UK Author: W B Yeats.


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

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(20).

After receiving W. Yeats Irish Folk and Fairy Tales for Christmas, I read a story or two per night over almost two months.

Although some of the stories, being folktales, seemed very familiar as I read, there was often a brutal, Celtic twist to the happily ever after of the fairy tales of my youth/5. William Butler Yeats collects Irish fairy and folk tales in this volume. It is a pretty wide selection which covers topics such as fairies, leprechauns, merrows, puccas, ghosts, witches, giants, and more.

You won't get an in depth introduction to each type of creature, but you will get a few story selections for each type of creature/5(50).

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). 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.

Irish fairy stories and folk talesThe Children ofBrown and Field of and His Comrades.A Legend of Knockmany. (more items). Then the fairy sat down on a rock at the edge of the sea, and, after striking a few notes, he began to play the “Strains of Slumber.” The sound crept along the waters, and the steeds, so ferocious a moment before, became perfectly still.

William Butler Yeats collects Irish fairy and folk tales in this volume. It is a pretty wide selection which covers topics such as fairies, leprechauns, merrows, puccas, ghosts, witches, giants, and more.

You won't get an in depth introduction to each type of creature, but you will get a few story selections for each type of by:   The most famous of these are the stories of the old Irish folk tales.

There are many different types of beings in the folkloric genre. Many of. Irish Fairy and Folk Tales by W. Yeats and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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).

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. 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 are told to adults".

xxiv, pp. Irish fairy and folk tales by Yeats, W. (William Butler), Publication date Topics Fairy tales -- Ireland, Folklore -- Ireland Publisher New York: A. Burt Company Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English.

AddeddatePages: Irish folklore consists of many classics that are repeated to this day. Popular Irish folkltales include the Otherworld (An Saol Eile), which revolves around the idea of supernatural manifestations and beings appear in many of the folkloristic genres such as ballads, popular song, legends, memorates, belief statements and folkloric material.

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 in   WITCHES, FAIRY DOCTORS T’YEER-NA-N-OGE SAINTS, PRIESTS THE DEVIL GIANTS KINGS, QUEENS, PRINCESSES, EARLS, ROBBERS.

mischievous creatures. A fascinating collection coming from the heart of the Irish folklore which has so much in common with other countries’ tradition.

Magical and captivating stories, along with several poems and. Get this from a library. Irish fairy and folk tales. [W B Yeats; Paul Muldoon;] -- Gathered by the renowned Irish poet, playwright, and essayist William Butler Yeats, the sixty-five tales and poems in this delightful collection uniquely capture the rich heritage of the Celtic.

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Irish Fairy and Folk Tales. Irish Fairy and Folk Tales. By W. Yeats. No cover image. The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making It Up in Ireland By R. Foster Oxford University Press, Irish Fairy and Folk Tales 1.

Get this from a library. Irish fairy and folk tales. [W B Yeats] -- Includes tales of fairies, changelings, ghosts, witches, saints, the devil, giants, kings, queens, and robbers. Treasury of Irish Literature Book Purse - Irish Folk Tales Book Clutch - St Patrick's Day Accessory - Irish Blessing - Luck of the Irish $ Include inside pages of my book purse - DIY book craft - Book Purse - Book Clutch - NovelCreations Book Purse5/5(K).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 Author: Éilís Ní Dhuibhne. Buy a cheap copy of Irish Folk and Fairy Tales Omnibus book by Michael Scott. Here, collected in one volume, are tales and legends that range from the misty dawn of Gaelic history and the triumph of St.

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