Scottish lore and folklore

  • 368 Pages
  • 1.61 MB
  • English

Beekman House , New York, NY
Folklore -- Scotland, Clans -- Scotland., Scotland -- Social life and cus
Statementcompiled by Ronald MacDonald Douglas.
ContributionsDouglas, Ronald MacDonald
LC ClassificationsGR"144"S35
The Physical Object
Paginationxi , 368 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21148472M
ISBN 100517366037
LC Control Number81-1555

Scottish folk tales circulated through the mouths of peasants, but were welcomed by all. The folklore of Scotland is a tapestry of culture and history, but more importantly, a portal for the imagination. Charles Tibbits, an editor at W.W. Gibbings, helped compile a collection of 33 tales from Scotland into Folk-Lore and Legends: Scotland.

Originally published: The Scots book of lore and folklore. New York: Beekman House, © Includes index. Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 21 cm: Other Titles: Scots book of lore and folklore.

Responsibility: compiled by Ronald Macdonald Douglas. Scottish Folklore Anthologies. An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales by Theresa Breslin. I love this oversized book with its gorgeous illustrations.

Collections are great for kids who want to get a comprehensive view of the folklore from a particular geographic region. Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scottish lore and folklore. New York: Beekman House: Distributed by Crown Publishers, © Scottish Lore & Folklore by Douglas, Ronald MacDonald and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Scottish Lore & Folklore by Douglas, Ronald Macdonald - AbeBooks.

Scottish Folklore Book Summary: This work provides an A-Z of locations throughout Scotland and the folklore associated with each place. It traces the roots and traditions of Scottish folklore, and discusses recurring themes and influences.

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xi, pages: 21 cm. W.W. Gibbings, a publication house in London, published several volumes of folklore known as Folk-lore and Legends. Each book featured stories from a different region. The title for Scotland contains 33 fairy tales and folk tales, with the content featuring the scenery and spirit of the country.

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A sequel means research. And where better to start than with Scottish lore, folklore and superstitions. Because the Scots lived close to the land, many of their stories were based on nature.

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The collection of folktales from Scottland consists of one book with 33 folktales. Folk-Lore and Legends: Scotland Notes: Contains 33 Scottish folktales.

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Encyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology by Theresa Bane. Originating in Scottish lore and spreading into Cornish, Icelandic, Irish, German, Orkney, and Shetland fairy lore, the kelpie is a cannibalistic, foul-tempered, and malicious water-fay.