Irish Folk Tales

Irish Folk Tales
Author : Henry Glassie
Publisher : Pantheon
Total Pages : 368
Release : 2012-09-19
ISBN 10 : 9780307828248
ISBN 13 : 0307828247
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Here are 125 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 by William Butler Yeats, and the contemporary era, these robust and funny, sorrowful and heroic stories of kings, ghosts, fairies, treasures, enchanted nature, and witchcraft are set in cities, villages, fields, and forests from the wild western coast to the modern streets of Dublin and Belfast. Edited by Henry Glassie With black-and-white illustrations throughout Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

Irish Folk Tales
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Henry Glassie
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-19 - Publisher: Pantheon

Here are 125 magnificent folktales collected from anthologies and journals published from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Beginning with tales of
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Pages: 351
Authors: William Butler Yeats
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Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Brendan Nolan
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: History PressLtd

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Pages: 366
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-13 - Publisher: Abela Publishing Ltd

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Pages: 294
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Language: en
Pages: 1351
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Pages: 288
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Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-06 - Publisher: Routledge

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Language: en
Pages: 528
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Categories: Social Science
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Language: en
Pages: 466
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Categories: History
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Pages: 328
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Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-04 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

Reproduction of the original.