2 edition of Juridical folklore in England found in the catalog.
Juridical folklore in England
John Webster Spargo
|Statement||by John Webster Spargo.|
|Series||Duke University publications|
|LC Classifications||HV8626 .S7|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 163 p.|
|Number of Pages||163|
|LC Control Number||44005106|
Similarly, folklore is as much a featureof the modern technological age as the ancient world, of every part of the country, both urban and rural, and of every age group and ning 1, entries, from dragons to Mother Goose, May Day to Michaelmas, this reference work is an absorbing and entertaining guide to English folklore. Amazon. From the author of The Goddess in Every Woman, this book studies the archetype of the fierce, bold woman who refuses to be a Greek mythology, Artemis was the goddess of the hunt Author: Catherine Kovach.
This enchanting collection of traditional English folktales reflects the depth and diversity of the folk heritage of Britain, and illustrates the ties between stories, land, and people. The editors present an enticing assortment of more than 50 tales, gathered from practicing storytellers and organized into sections based on broad themes--The Fool in All His Glory, Wily Wagers and Tall Tales. About this Item: Readers Digest Association, Hardcover. Condition: Used; Acceptable. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. The book is perfectly readable and fit for use, although it shows signs of previous ownership.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spargo, John Webster, Juridical folklore in England. Durham, N.C., Duke university press, Filled with fascinating bits of information, A Dictionary of English Folklore catalogues many of the tales and beliefs, ancient, medieval, and contemporary, in England.
The term "folklore" may have been invented inbut the stories and Juridical folklore in England book it encompasses reach far back into by: Books shelved as folklore-english: The Great Smelly, Slobbery, Small-Tooth Dog: A Folktale from Great Britain by Margaret Read MacDonald, Dick Whittingto.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13). Due to the country’s rich history and its many invaders such as the Celts, the Vikings and the Normans, England is rife with interesting folklore tales, although the telling of them is sadly on the decline. Here are eight mysterious stories from across the north of England that are easy to believe when you’re visiting wind-swept moors and.
Now available as a free e-book, it includes a good number of local folk-tales and traditions. 3) Black Shuck of East Anglia. The tale: There are many tales of this creature: a huge, rough-coated black hound with fiery red eyes and slavering jaws.
One eyewitness tells how, inhe was cycling along a lonely road between Tolleshunt D’Arcy. Jacobs was an Australian collector and publisher of English folklore, and authored several collections of English tap, such as English Fairy Tales by Joseph goal of his work was to popularize folk tales of England among children and adults, as many readers were caught up in the folk tales of Germany and France at the time.
English folklore encompasses the traditional Robin Hood tales, the Brythonic-inspired Arthurian legend, and the more contemporary urban legends and monsters such as the Beast of Bodmin Moor.
English folklore takes a heavy influence from Pagan tradition, with a number of figures, legends, and creatures being adapted from the pre-Christian traditions of the region.
News > Long Reads British folklore: How the traditional tales are benefiting from modern culture. The future of folklore is bright, says David Barnett. It might not be all about fairies and. Sports and Pastimes of the People of England by Joseph Strutt [2nd ed., ] Sourcebook on the folklore and social history of leisure activities in 'Merrie Olde England.' Popular Romances of the West of England by Robert Hunt .
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The Pendle Witches Perhaps the most notorious witch trial of the 16th Century. In the year at Lancaster gaol, ten people were hanged for the crime of witchcraft. They became known as the Pendle Witches Witches in England. Books shelved as folklore: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden, The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm, Aesop's Fables by Aesop, Men.
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