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Folk-tales of the Channel Islands

Dorothy Kate Collings

Folk-tales of the Channel Islands

by Dorothy Kate Collings

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Published by Harrap in London, Sydney .
Written in English


Edition Notes

For children.

Statementby Dorothy K. Collings ; illustrated by Peggy Fortnum.
The Physical Object
Pagination192p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18616507M

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  Folklore has been a large part of Guernsey life for centuries. Stories abound about everything from fairies and witchcraft to the devil and mad .   Collected Folk Tales by Alan Garner – review had been published in as The Hamish Hamilton Book of odyssey from Ireland to a series .

Tales from the South Pacific Islands Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Language English "A Barbara Holdridge book." Folk tales collected from Fiji, Rotuma, Tonga, Samoa, the New Hebrides, and other South Pacific islands Access-restricted-item true. A People of the Sea – The Maritime History of the Channel Islands, Jamieson, A. G. (Editor). Published by Methuen. London and New York, First Edition/First Printing. Blue tweed boards with black label on spine with silver titles; blue endpapers. 4to up to 12″ tall. pages plus preliminaries. Coloured frontispiece, 16 coloured plates, 56 black & white plates, 2 text illustrations.


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OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, map ; 19 cm: Contents: Of days long ago --Les Pouquelayes --The great earth-mother --Nerine: the story of the Guernsey Lily --A fairy invasion --The wishing-well --How the Jerseymen tried to carry off Guernsey --The tale of the two priors --The mystery of La Biche --The devil in disguise --The gentleman of the Netherlands --Felice.

out of 5 stars I t is from the Shetland Islands in Scotland & some of the folk tales come from Viking folk lore Reviewed in Canada on Verified Purchase/5(14).

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Folk-Tales of the British Isles book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A superb Folk-tales of the Channel Islands book of folklore from the British Is /5. This book is a fun collection of folk tales and legends. I picked it up as a heard the story about Becky Winter oraly a few years ago at an event at the british library and I've been trying to track it down since so, from that perspective, it was satisfying to have this book (though the writen tale wasn't a /5.

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and G. Stevens Cox; The Folklore of Guernsey, by Marie. How about the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, Orkney, Shetland. I thought about this for a bit and decided to exclude Eire because it is a whole different culture and deserves a book to itself.

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Very scarce, first edition Yellow hard covers with blue titles on the spine and illustration on the front. Boards have a few surface marks. Spine is darkened.

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The Channel Islands have charmed visitors for centuries, and this collection of intricate illustrations is a celebration of the islands’ unique appeal. Featuring a range of picturesque vistas from Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, and Sark, scenes include sandy beaches, walking trails along cliffs, and beautiful inland valleys, to scenic towns and Brand: History Press Limited, The.

Folklorist and anthropologist Harold Courlander (–) recorded these popular Ashanti stories inadapting them from his book The Hat Shaking Dance and Other Tales from the Gold of these folktales focus on Anansi the spider, the popular trickster character of Ashanti folklore, who serves alternately as hero, villain, moral inspiration, and comic relief.

The Islands of Magic Legends, Folk and Fairy Tales from the Azores. Notes: The book contains 34 folktales from the Azores (Portugal). Author: Elsie Spicer Eells Published: Publisher: Hardcourt, Brace and Company, Inc.,New York. "Seven Folk-Tales from the Sea Islands, South Carolina" is an article from The Journal of American Folklore, Volume View more articles from The Journal of American Folklore.

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These folk tales offer keen insights both into the history, culture and beliefs of the people of the Maldives and into the world they live in. The close relationship the Maldivians have with their environment is clear, likewise the syncretic nature of their Islamic faith, the tales bustling with spirits, sorcerers and monsters as well as local.

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At the same time, folk and fairy tales are inseparable from everyday life and popular culture. Movies, music, art, and literature offer imaginative retellings and interpretations of fairy and folk tales/5(3). The Channel Islands’ surviving lore. Discover the surprising history of this well-kept archipelago; situated between England and France is a land rich in legend and lasting tradition.Legends and Folk Tales – The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter Many folktales gave me inspiration as I was researching for Riduna.

The most famous is the story of the daughter of the lighthouse keeper who lived with her family at Les Casquets Lighthouse just west of the coast of Alderney. Eells does a fantastic job of capturing the spirit of the Azores Islands without modernizing or imposing her own perspective upon them.

I would recommend this book for those looking to gain a better understanding of their Azorean heritage and the myths and legends that guided their ancestors. It’s a fun read for those who love folk tales, too.