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Folktales of Ireland (Folktales of the World)

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Folklore,
  • Social Science,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Sociology,
  • Ireland,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • Social Science / Folklore & Mythology,
  • Folklore & Mythology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9684714M
ISBN 100226640000
ISBN 109780226640006

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Few countries can boast such a plentitude of traditional folktales as Ireland. In , the creation of The Irish Folklore Commission set in motion the first organized efforts of collecting and studying a multitude of folktales, both written as well as those of the Irish oral tradition. The Commission has collected well over a million pages of manuscripts. This dense book of folktales from Ireland gave me a clearer picture of the storytelling culture of Ireland which was why I was reading it. It took me several months to get through it - many of the stories are short, but it's the type of book where you leave on your nightstand and read a few pages each night!/5.   Folktales of Ireland offers chief archivist Sean O'Sullivan's representation of this awe-inspiring collection. These tales represent the first English language collection of Gaelic folktales. "Without doubt the finest group of Irish tales that has yet been published in English."—The GuardianPages: Here are 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, /5(10).

Great Folktales Of Ireland book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The fate of the children of Lir/Joseph JacobsFior Usga/T /5. Few countries can boast such a plentitude of traditional folktales as Ireland. In , the creation of The Irish Folklore Commission set in motion the first organized efforts of collecting and studying a multitude of folktales, both written as well as those of the Irish oral tradition. The Commission has collected well over a million pages of manuscripts. Folktales of Ireland offers chief. Get this from a library! Folktales of Ireland. [Seán Ó Súilleabháin] -- Few countries can boast such a plentitude of traditional folktales as Ireland. In , the creation of The Irish Folklore Commission set in motion the first organized efforts of collecting and. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ó Súilleabháin, Seán. Folktales of Ireland. [Chicago] University of Chicago Press [] (OCoLC)

Folktales for Kids from India: Picture Books A curated picture book list featuring a variety of folktales for kids from India. Thinking Day Teaching Reading Learning Reading Practice Children's Literature World Cultures Look At You Read Aloud Tarot. About Between Worlds: Folktales of Britain and Ireland. Ancient, rich, and strange, these magical and eerie tales from across Britain and Ireland have been passed down from generation to generation. A handsome, cocky young man is swept up by a dark horseman and cast into a life-or-death adventure.   The tales collected for Irish Fairy and Folk Tales all are reprinted from nineteenth-century sources, but they date back much further, to a time when they were part of a centuries-old oral tradition of storytelling and had yet to be committed to the printed page. These are stories that passed down through the ages virtually unaltered in their telling.4/4(3). Irish Fairy Tales is a retelling of ten Irish folktales by the Irish author James English illustrator Arthur Rackham provided interior artwork, including numerous black and white illustrations and sixteen color plates. The stories are set in a wooded, Medieval Ireland filled with larger-than-life hunters, warriors, kings, and : James Stephens.