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8 edition of Irish Folk and Fairy Tales found in the catalog.

Irish Folk and Fairy Tales

by Sean Kelly

  • 14 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Wh Smith Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Ireland,
  • Oral And Folk Literature,
  • Fairy tales,
  • Legends,
  • Tales

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8186682M
    ISBN 100831750014
    ISBN 109780831750015
    OCLC/WorldCa8668265

    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm: grim, the way we like them. Review: A new translation of the original, unexpurgated edition bring these timeless stories to Author: Éilís Ní Dhuibhne.   A Good Introduction to Irish Fairy Tales. William Butler Yeats collects Irish fairy and folk tales in this volume. It is a pretty wide selection which covers topics such as fairies, leprechauns, merrows, puccas, ghosts, witches, giants, and by:

      "Traditional Irish Fairy Tales" is written with a compelling sense of humor, aimed not at the cute, but at the failings which each of us possess. For many, it ranks as a favorite book if Irish fairy tales and a book worthy of reading by a person of any age/5(2).   A Treasury of Irish Fairy and Folk Tales collect more than stories from the rich folk legacy of the Emerald Isle. Its pages are animated with colorful tales of the fairy folk in all their many guises: the changeling, the banshee, the headless dullahan, the leprechaun, the merrow, and the ever-mischievous pooka.5/5(1).

      The most famous of these are the stories of the old Irish folk tales. There are many different types of beings in the folkloric genre. Many of . About Irish Fairy and Folk Tales. Gathered by the renowned Irish poet, playwright, and essayist William Butler Yeats, the sixty-five tales and poems in this delightful collection uniquely capture the rich heritage of the Celtic imagination.


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William Butler Yeats collects Irish fairy and folk tales in this volume. It is a pretty wide selection which covers topics such as fairies, leprechauns, merrows, puccas, ghosts, witches, giants, and more.

You won't get an in depth introduction to each type of creature, but you will get a Cited by:   William Butler Yeats collects Irish fairy and folk tales in this volume.

It is a pretty wide selection which covers topics such as fairies, leprechauns, merrows, puccas, ghosts, witches, giants, and more. You won't get an in depth introduction to each type of creature, but you will get a few story selections for each type of creature/5(49). William Butler Yeats collects Irish fairy and folk tales in this volume.

It is a pretty wide selection which covers topics such as fairies, leprechauns, merrows, puccas, ghosts, witches, giants, and more. You won't get an in depth introduction to each type of creature, but you will get a few story selections for each type of creature/5(47).

Excellent collection of the various folk lore of Ireland. Yeats divides up the various types of folk tales from fairies (changlings, merrow, solitary fairies like the lepracaun, the pooka and banshee), to ghosts and also witches and fairy doctors/5.

Irish Folk and Fairytales is a good collection of the most important stories of Ireland. It is well written and the tales of the ancient elves and kings touches the heart. This is a book that can be read over and over again/5(6). Irish Fairy and Folk Tales.

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/5.

A fantastic compilation of Irish Folk and Fairy tales. It starts strong but tapers off toward the end, as the stories are not as exciting. Even then it is a fun collection of stories, filled with fairies, leprechauns and silkies/5. Irish Folk and Fairy Tales book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Irish-born Michael Scott began writing over thirty years ago, and is one of Ireland's most successful and prolific authors, with over one hundred titles to his credit, spanning a/5.

This summer I picked up a book called, Irish Folk and Fairy Tales Omnibus by Michael Scott, from Dublin Ireland. This book compiled 17 Irish folk tales into one.

It caught my attention because the first three stories are about the sorrows of Irish storytelling. It takes upon various tales and roles them into one/5. Irish fairy tales and legends are full of enchantment, brave deeds and lost loves. Told from generation to generation, they are as fascinating now as they were to their original listeners.

This wonderfully rich and varied collection are ten of the best-loved traditional Irish stories, retold by author and poet Una Leavy/5(20). Edmund Leamy, a famous folklorist, published his first collection of Irish Fairy Tales in Irish folk tales have a simplistic beauty in the way they capture the spirit and pulse of the people.

The heart of Ireland is contained in its folklore as it spins tales of marriage and birth, death and life, and all the quiet in betweens. Irish Fairy and Folk Tales is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Editions classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an elegantly designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging.4/4(3).

Irish Fairy Tales, First Edition. You Searched For: Irish Folk & Fairy Tales. O'Brien, Edna. Published by Atheneum SOLID CLEAN AND BRIGHT BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM 10 DIFFERENT TALES BOOK HAS BOOKSTORE STICKER ON FRONT PASTE DOWN AND A SMALL TEAR BY THE TOP OF SPINE 16 FULL PAGE COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS A GRAND BOOK.

The aos sí (pronounced [eːsˠ ˈʃiː]; older form aes sídhe [eːsˠ ˈʃiːə]) is the Irish term for a supernatural race in Irish mythology and Scottish mythology (where it is usually spelled Sìth, but pronounced the same), comparable to the fairies or elves.

They are said to live underground in fairy mounds, across the western sea, or in an invisible world that coexists with the world.

Irish Fairy Tales is a retelling of ten Irish folktales by the Irish author James Stephens. The English illustrator Arthur Rackham provided interior artwork, including numerous black and white illustrations and sixteen color : James Stephens.

As a kid my favorites were Great Folk Tales of Old Ireland by Mary McGarry and Irish Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs. And, of course, the movie The Secret of Roan Inish (unfortunately the book that it’s based on, The Secret of Ron Mor Skerry is out of print and way too expensive, and doesn’t take place in Ireland anyway).

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Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Aug SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The collection of Celtic folktales consists of nine books with stories: 26 Celtic folktales, English folktales, 38 Irish folktales, 33 Scottish folktales and 24 Welsh folktales.

Celtic Fairy Tales. Then the fairy sat down on a rock at the edge of the sea, and, after striking a few notes, he began to play the “Strains of Slumber.” The sound crept along the waters, and the steeds, so ferocious a moment before, became perfectly still.

Buy a cheap copy of Irish Folk and Fairy Tales Omnibus book by Michael Scott. Here, collected in one volume, are tales and legends that range from the misty dawn of Gaelic history and the triumph of St.

Patrick to the Ireland of the present /5(5). Finally, all your favorite tales in easy-reader form! Boost key reading skills-and cultural literacy-with this big collection of classics that are “just right” for young learners!

Each page storybook features lively, easy-to-read text paired with supportive illustrations, making them perfect for independent or guided reading.Irish Folk and Fairytales is a good collection of the most important stories of Ireland. It is well written and the tales of the ancient elves and kings touches the heart.

This is a book that can be read over and over again/5(13).Irish Fairy and Folk Tales by W. B. Yeats and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at