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British Folk Tales and Legends (Routledge Classics)

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Gathered within this wonderful new edition is an extravagance of beautiful princesses and stout stable boys, sour-faced witches and kings with hearts of gold. Each tale is a masterpiece of storytelling.

Synopsis:

Once upon a time a writer decided to set down the most memorable and magical tales she could find. She searched the country high and low, seeking out folktales and legends, ancient lore and modern cautionary tales. This title contains her collection.

Synopsis:

In 1970 Katharine Briggs published in four volumes the vast and authoritative Dictionary of British Folktales and Legends to wide acclaim. This sampler comprises the very best of those tales and legends. Gathered within, readers will find an extravagance of beautiful princesses and stout stable boys, sour-faced witches and kings with hearts of gold. Each tale is a masterpiece of storytelling, from the hilarious 'Three Sillies' to the delightfully macabre 'Sammle's Ghost'.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415286022
Author:
Briggs, Katharine
Publisher:
Routledge
Author:
Briggs Katharin
Location:
London
Subject:
Legends
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Legends -- Great Britain.
Subject:
Tales -- Great Britain.
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Routledge Classics
Series Volume:
RN-0283
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
392
Dimensions:
8.56x6.30x1.27 in. .97 lbs.

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Product details 392 pages Routledge - English 9780415286022 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Once upon a time a writer decided to set down the most memorable and magical tales she could find. She searched the country high and low, seeking out folktales and legends, ancient lore and modern cautionary tales. This title contains her collection.
"Synopsis" by , In 1970 Katharine Briggs published in four volumes the vast and authoritative Dictionary of British Folktales and Legends to wide acclaim. This sampler comprises the very best of those tales and legends. Gathered within, readers will find an extravagance of beautiful princesses and stout stable boys, sour-faced witches and kings with hearts of gold. Each tale is a masterpiece of storytelling, from the hilarious 'Three Sillies' to the delightfully macabre 'Sammle's Ghost'.
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