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Irish Folktales (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

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Pantheon Books
Collections & anthologies of various literary forms, Folklore, Tales, Legends, Sociology, Literature: Folklore/Mythology, Ireland, Folklore & Mythology - Folklore, Fiction / Fairy
ContributionsFrancine Kass (Designer), Henry Glassie (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7701119M
ISBN 100679774122
ISBN 139780679774129
OCLC/WorldCa36582569

Irish Folktales (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) Henry Glassy edited six different sections,nineteen different subsections, and all together one hundred twenty four works. That's a lot to organize, let alone read.

The quality of some of the work he put in the book /5(24). Explore our list of Irish Folklore & Mythology Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership.

Covid Safety Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow. Irish Fairy Tales is a retelling of ten Irish Irish Folktales book by the Irish author James Stephens.

The English illustrator Arthur Rackham provided interior artwork, including numerous black and white illustrations and sixteen color plates. The stories are set in a. This is one of my favorite folktale books.

This work bring alive the legends and ghost tales of the people of Ireland in the th century and back.

My favorite being the Tale of ' Teig O'Kane and the Corpse.'Some of the best ghost stories can be found in these Irish legends and folk tale books/5.

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Ireland is an island in Europe. The earliest records of the Irish people date back years. The collection of folktales form Ireland consists of three books with 38 folktales. The Book of Celtic Myths: From the Mystic Might of the Celtic Warriors to the Magic of the Fey Folk, the Storied History and Folklore of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, and Wales Adams Media out of 5 stars /5(45).

Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland: With Sketches of the Irish Past, by Lady Wilde. Boston: Ticknor and Company, Wilde, Jane Francesca Elgee. Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland: With Sketches of the Irish Past, by Lady Wilde.

A new edition. London: Chatto and Windus, Ireland has a rich heritage of folk tales and fairy stories dating back over thousands of years. Many of them concern great heroes like the legendary warrior Cuchulain, or the mythical giant Fin McCool.

There are also great love stories like that of Fair, Brown and Trembling – the Irish Folktales book version of Cinderella. Some have happy endings, but. Irish folklore contains many magical stories of gods, warriors and even leprechauns.

As a superstitious nation folklore has captured the imagination of many. 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 and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry Edited and Selected by W. 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. Yeats [] A short book of poetry and a play by Yeats on Irish mythological themes.

Later Poems by W. Yeats []. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. West Irish Folk-Tales and Romances Contents: The gloss gavlen -- Morraha -- The ghost and his wives -- The story of Bioultach -- King Mananaun -- The champion of the red belt -- Jack -- The servant of poverty -- Simon and Margaret -- The son of the King of Prussia.

Buy a cheap copy of Irish Folktales book by Henry Glassie. Robust and funny, sorrowful and heroic, this collection of lively tales tells the story of Ireland. Spanning the centuries from the first wars of the ancient Free shipping over $/5(3).

Irish Fairy Tales is a retelling of ten Irish folktales by the Irish author James English illustrator Arthur Rackham provided interior artwork, including numerous black and white illustrations and sixteen color plates. The stories are set in a wooded, Medieval Ireland filled with larger-than-life hunters, warriors, kings, and by: 5.

Few countries can boast such a plentitude of traditional folktales as Ireland. Inthe creation of The Irish Folklore Commission set in motion the first organized efforts of collecting and studying a multitude of folktales, both written as well as those of the Irish oral tradition.

The Commission has collected well over a million pages of manuscripts. Irish folktale A long, long time ago there lived in a little hut in the midst of a bare, brown, lonely moor an old woman and a young girl. The old woman was withered, sour-tempered, and dumb.

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. Stated 1st Ed. VG+ in like price-clipped dust jacket. A collection of 50 Irish folktales, illustrated with B&W drawings by Trina Hyman.

Children's, Irish Folktales. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Illustrated Folklore Book by Johnny McKeagney. A photograph may capture an instant - Johnny’s drawings cover centuries.

A keepsake book that belongs in every Irish home, this comprehensive collection of illustrated Irish folklore is a work from the heart that took 30 years to complete. For complete details or to purchase, please click Folklore. Website for Irish and Celtic literature, mythology, and folklore, including Fairy tales, mythological hero tales, and study resources.

Ireland of the Welcomes Books Ireland Irish America Magazine: LITERATURE Irish Writers Online Irish Fairy and Folk Tales by Yeats Connla and the Fairy Maiden The Shee and Gannon and the Gruagach Gaire.

Few countries can boast such a plentitude of traditional folktales as Ireland. Inthe creation of The Irish Folklore Commission set in motion the first organized efforts of collecting and studying a multitude of folktales, both written as well as those of the Irish oral tradition.

The Commission has collected well over a million pages of manuscripts. Folktales of Ireland offers chief. About Irish Folktales. Here are magnificent folktales collected from anthologies and journals published from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Beginning with tales of the ancient times and continuing through the arrival of the saints in Ireland in the fifth century, the periods of war and family, the Literary Revival championed.

Irish folktales by Henry Glassie,Pantheon Books edition, in English - 1st by: 4. Tales from Ireland. Several folktale creatures have their origin in Celtic mythology.

Irish folktales, also known as Celtic tales, were transmitted by word of mouth. "A marvelous assortment selected from published (but often out-of-print) collections by the likes of pioneer collectors Lady Wilde, Robin Flower, and Jeremiah Curtin, and from unpublished manuscripts in private and state-owned archives" (Los Angeles Times Book Review).

"A valuable overview of the rich Irish folk tradition"Booklist.

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Line 5/5(1). During the first few years of the 20th Century, Herminie T. Kavanagh wrote down many Irish folk tales which she published in magazines and in two books.

Twenty-six years after her death, the tales from her two books, Darby O'Gill and the Good People, and Ashes of Old Wishes were made into the film Darby O'Gill and the Little People. The Four Cycles of Irish Mythology.

The tales are, in the main, related in four cycles which sometimes are intertwined, The Mythological Cycle, the Ulster Cycle, the Fenian Cycle and the Historical Cycle. There are also other sources such as the Book of Hy Maine, The Great Book of Lecan, the Yellow Book of Lecan and also the Book of Ballymote.

HENRY GLASSIE is a folklorist and emeritus College Professor of Folklore at Indiana has written nearly twenty books on folklore of the areas of Ireland, Turkey, Bangladesh, and the United States, three of which have been named by The New York Times as "Notable Books of the Year." Glassie served as the state folklorist for Pennsylvania, received a Guggenheim Fellowship, and was a.

Tales for the Telling: Irish Folk and Fairytales is a book filled with 12 stories featuring mythical creatures, ancient magic and traditional Irish folk and fairy tales.

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The brilliant illustrations help bring the stories alive and will be sure to captivate the entire family. is an Irish based online bookstore offering a wide diverse range of books, new releases, bestsellers, bargains and rare books, with worldwide delivery.

Children's Book of Irish Folktales Kevin Danaher $ Wishlist 0 Review | Add Your Review. Finn's Thumb (Panda Legends) Felicity Hayes-McCoy $ Wishlist 0. Irish folk-tales. Dublin: Pub. for the Folklore of Ireland Society by the Educational Co. of Ireland, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jeremiah Curtin; Pádraig Ó Siochfhradha; Séamus Ó Duilearga; Béaloideas.

Irish Fairy and Folk Tales - Ebook written by William Butler Yeats. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Irish Fairy and Folk Tales.Irish folktales.

New York: Pantheon Books, © (OCoLC) Online version: Irish folktales. New York: Pantheon Books, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry Glassie. These are a few of the free antique books I have downloaded from Google books and other online sources.

They are now in the public domain for your reading pleasure. Many are also available for download directly to a Kindle so you can read on the go. From time to time I will add more to this blog but for now, ready, set, click!