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A Dictionary of British Folk-Tales in the English Language: Folk Narratives

A DICTIONARY OF BRITISH FOLK-TALES IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: FOLK NARRATIVES

by: Briggs, Katharine M
Format: Paperback

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Product Description A classic in folklore scholarship arranged in 2 parts. Folk Narratives contains tales told for edification or delight, but not thought to be factually true. Folk Legends presents tales the tellers believed to be records of actual events. Review `No folklore collection can afford to be without these volumes.' - Choice `This work will be useful in university literature, folklore, history and social history collections and in all libraries as a basic reference source.' - Library Journal `This enormous, fascinating collection will appeal as much to browsers as to scholars.' - TLS`A living body of narrative art, a thesaurus of the English imagination.' - The Times `We are completely in Dr Briggs's debt for this complete, authoritative and seminal canon.' - TES `A first-rate piece of meticulous scholarship.' - Folklore

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Product Code: 9780415066945
ISBN: 0415066948
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 1991-09-20
Number of Pages: 1168 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1
Dimension: 5.43 x 2.28 x 8.35 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.82 pounds