EBOOK READ (British Folk Tales and Legends) ✓ Katharine M. Briggs

  • Paperback
  • 390
  • British Folk Tales and Legends
  • Katharine M. Briggs
  • English
  • 19 April 2019
  • 9780415286022

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FREE READ â British Folk Tales and Legends Ises the very best of those tales and legends Gathered within readers will find an extravagance of beautiful princesses and stout stable boys sour faced wit. Though not exhaustive in its content Briggs collection of folktales and legends is uite thorough in its representation of the wealth and variety of British folklore Though there are a couple sections missing I should have liked to see some riddles or lullabies or other folk songs etc But there are many categories as it is and the raw and plain character of the tales often told with original dialects preserved is fascinating and delightful Briggs is a real folklorist She knows and understands her material but does not bog down the reader with technical jargon and has a passion for folklore for its own sake apart from its academic interest The sections included are Fables Fairy Tales Jocular Tales Novelle defined as naturalistic fairy tales Nursery Tales Black Dogs Bogies Devils Dragons Fairies Ghosts Giants Historical Traditions Local Legends Saints The Supernatural Witches and Miscellaneous Legends Buried Mountain Secrets jargon and has a passion for folklore for its own sake apart from its academic interest The sections included are Fables Fairy Tales Jocular Tales Novelle defined as naturalistic fairy tales Nursery Tales Black Dogs Bogies Devils Dragons Fairies Ghosts Giants Historical Traditions Local Legends Saints The Supernatural Witches and Miscellaneous Legends

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FREE READ â British Folk Tales and Legends In 1970 Katharine Briggs published in four volumes the vast and authoritative Dictionary of British Folktales and Legends to wide acclaim This sampler compr. What a collection I can t believe this book is just a sampler It s a treasure trove of mythological variety I never knew Britain had The really creepy ones are the best Tempted by the Badge To Serve and Seduce #2 just a sampler It s a treasure trove of mythological variety I never knew Britain had The really creepy ones are the best

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FREE READ â British Folk Tales and Legends Ches 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. Briggs is the acknowledged ueen of British Folk tale study and this small sampling of the stories she collected is a superb introduction to the subject Ranging from the out and out comic to the psychologically terrifying these tales truly have something for every taste