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Selected Highland folk tales

R. Macdonald Robertson

Selected Highland folk tales

by R. Macdonald Robertson

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbott [Eng.], North Pomfret, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Highlands (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Highlands.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Scotland -- Highlands.,
    • Highlands (Scotland) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementgathered orally by R. Macdonald Robertson ; edited and with a new introd. by Jeremy Bruce-Watt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR145.H6 R6 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 212 p. ;
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4605493M
      ISBN 100715374362
      LC Control Number77368725

      Many fine collections of Scottish folktales, fairy tales, and myths have been published over the years. An assortment of some of our favorites are available as new or used purchase will help support the non-profit activitites of Compass Rose Cultural Crossroads.. You are free to use the folktales and legends in this online collection on your own Web site as long as you credit.   Collected Folk Tales by Alan Garner – review a story of lies and sex and supernatural revenge and murder that I first encountered in Neil Philip's Penguin Book of English Folk Tales.

      This enchanting collection of traditional English folktales reflects the depth and diversity of the folk heritage of Britain, and illustrates the ties between stories, land, and people. The editors present an enticing assortment of more than 50 tales, gathered from practicing storytellers and organized into sections based on broad themes--The Fool in All His Glory, Wily Wagers and Tall Tales. Francis Collinson () ‘The Repertoire of a Traditional Gaelic Singer in the Outer Hebrides: With Reference to Versions of Her Songs Known in Canada’, Journal of the International Folk Music ational Council for Traditional Music, 14, pp. 87–

      THE BOOK OF FABLES AND FOLK STORIES tales. Now and then some romancer would take one of them and set it forth in finer, more fantastic garb, but for the most part the form was a homely one, which did not vary greatly from one age to another. In preparing this book for use in schools, I have drawn upon two volumes I had already pub-File Size: KB.   is the world's largest collection of fairy tales, fables and folktales. Discover more than 3, classic tales plus new stories by fairy tale fans. Discover more than 3, classic tales plus new stories by fairy tale fans.


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OCLC Number: Notes: This collection originally published: Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, Includes index. Description: xii, pages ; 23 cm. Selected Highland folk tales. [R Macdonald Robertson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Macdonald Robertson ISBN:1 06 0 PRICE: £ PAGES: p/b; pp; xmm: OVERVIEW: The paperback edition of a classic of Scottish folklore.

Over the course of a quarter of a century, the late R. Macdonald Robertson assembled a collection of fascinating stories which will appeal to.

Buy Selected Highland Folktales 4th Revised edition by Ronald Macdonald Robertson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on 5/5(1). People have been fond of telling and hearing stories in the Scottish Highlands and Hebridean islands since time immemorial, known in Gaelic as Sgeulachdan.

Though the tradition has been in decline for over a century, many tales have been preserved thanks. This book provides a general overview and synthesis of various topics in Highland folklore.

The book covers ideas on witchcraft, death omens, second sight, the pagan survivals in festivals, etc. Each chapter brings together tales from other sources, the author's own experiences, and some discussion of related by: 3.

AUTHOR: Stewart Ross ISBN:1 44 3 PRICE: pb £ PAGES: pp xmm Illustrations, many in colour. OVERVIEW: As well as illustrating and explaining standing stones, tombs, stone circles, hill forts and artefacts of these ancient races, the author portrays the first elements of civilisation, the Beaker folk, the arrival of the Celts, the Roman invasions, the Picts, the impact of.

An account of lifestyles, festivals, beliefs and customs of Highland people. Amongst other topics, it explores pre-clan history, the formation of the clans, the geography of the settlements and the development of farming techniques and crofting. Highland Folk Tales book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Published as part of the successful Folk Tales series. Combines well-k 4/5. “ In the colored fairy books of Andrew Lang (The Red Fairy Book, The Blue Fairy Book, etc.), there is a figure who has always intrigued me: the Hen Wife, related to the witch, the seer, and the herbalist, but different from them too: a distinct and potent archetype of her own, an enchanted figure beneath a humble white apron.

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We discover stories from the Cairngorm Mountains, from the Great Glen, from Hugh Miller's Black Isle, from the West Coast, and from Caithness and Sutherland/5(7). Folktales > European folktales > Scottish folktales - Read an online collection of Scottish folktales at World of Tales - Stories for children from around the world.

The collection of folktales from Scottland consists of one book with 33 folktales. Folk-Lore and Legends: Scotland. The Arabian Nights /One Thousand and One Nights/ Notes: This book holds some of the folktales form the Arabian Nights ed and edited by Andrew Lang, these folktales are simplified and shortened, making them more suitable for children.

Author: Anonymous Editor: Andrew Lang Published: Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co. Andrew selected the tales for the first four books, while Nora took over the series thereafter.

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Yeats [] A short book of poetry and a play by Yeats on Irish mythological themes. Later Poems by W. Yeats []. A collection of over folk and fairy tales from all over the world, this is the only edition that encompasses all cultures. Arranged geographically by region, this book also includes category index groups that list the stories by plot and character.4/5(3).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.The Dewar manuscripts: Scottish West Highland folk tales, Vol.1 Book Author(s) John Dewar Date Publisher Maclellan Pub place Glasgow.

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