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fairy tradition in Britain.

Lewis Spence

fairy tradition in Britain.

by Lewis Spence

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Published by Rider in London .
Written in English


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  See Lewis Spence, British Fairy Tradition, pp George Darley (), What the Toys do at Night and The Elf Toper. , chapter III. Edwin Arnold (), The Fairy’s Promise. Annette Wynne, Beginning to Grow and Fairy School; Madison Cawein, In Solitary Places and There are Faeries. A Slight Confusion. In over 1, entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern, under the guidance of Professor Jack Zipes. It provides an authoritative reference source for this complex and captivating genre, exploring the tales themselves, the writers who wrote and reworked them, and the artists who illustrated them.

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Fairy Tradition in Britain book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Contents: The Fairies of England, Scotland, Wales, The Isle of /5(8). If you want to know more about this kind of traffic and social intercourse between humanity and Faeries, you want to get hold of Robert Kirk’s book “The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns and Fairies”, Lewis Spence’s book “Fairy Tradition in Britain” and this one is one of the finest, it’s by Katherine Briggs and it’s called.

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Cloth bound hard cover book in v.g. or better cond. The d/w is in good cond. or better but does show some chipping on the head & heel of. Spence, Lewis The Fairy Tradition in Britain (Rider ).

LS was by any standards a strange writer. LS was by any standards a strange writer. He dedicated, for example, years of his life to proving the existence of Atlantis with reference to Irish and Mexican mythology: don’t do it, Lewis.

Buy a cheap copy of Fairy Tradition in Britain book by Lewis Spence. Contents: The Fairies of England, Scotland, Wales, The Isle of Man, and Ireland; Nomenclature and Description; Appearance and Costume; The Fairy Life; The Relation Free shipping over $ A fairy (also fay, fae, fair folk) is a type of mythical being or legendary creature in European folklore (and particularly Celtic, Slavic, German, English, and French folklore), a form of spirit, often described as metaphysical, supernatural, or preternatural.

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Trent University Library : Buy Fairy Tradition in Britain by Lewis Spence online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at. Shop : Lewis Spence. Introduction 19th-century Britain was enamored with fairy tales.

Folklorists like Andrew Lang, Charles Perrault, and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm sought to collect, translate, and reproduce traditional fairy tales. These fairy tales were enjoyed by academics and the public alike.

Fairy tales were often tied with other subjects such as Andrew [ ]. While plenty of Americans surely celebrate National Tooth Fairy Day by employing the fairy (or fairies) and her generous cash giving, the. 2) Spence, Lewis The Fairy Tradition in Britain (London: Rider, ) Pages: Status: Quite common (20 dollars second hand?) Description: Spence was content to describe British and Irish traditions here, leaving the theorizing for Fairy Origins.

The result is a well balanced and sensible guide to fairylore, lacking some of LS’ typical. Fairies fascinate young and old alike. To some they offer tantalizing glimpses of other worlds, to others a subversive counterpoint to human arrogance and weakness. Like no other author, Katharine Briggs throughout her work communicated the thrill and delight of the world of fairies, and in this book she articulated for the first time the history of that world in tradition and literature/5(3).

I have just finished reading Professor Ronald Hutton’s new book The witch. As is obvious from the title, this is an in-depth study of witches and witchcraft from ancient times up until the close of the witch trials in the seventeenth century.

In fact, it is more of a work of historiography, surveying the research and theories of other scholars, than a pure history of. This is a superb book. Briggs surveys the fairy lore and literature of the British Isles with a sympathetic, shrewd eye. She has a strong sense of the aesthetics of wonder - of how the sublime and the uncanny are two sides of a coin that has no /5.

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Le roi d'Ys, and other poems () (external scan) Collected Poems of Lewis Spence () Translation. Spanish painting () by Aureliano de Beruete y Moret (external scan).Fairy Tradition in Britain (New) by Spence, Lewis. Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Binding: Paperback Book ID:$ Please inquire for availability.