Fairy Legends (2020)

Fairy Legends T. Crofton Croker Fairy Legends A bard s bible this is the earliest and one of the most comprehensive studies of Irish folklore ever undertaken Its lovingly recounted collection of tales and fables collected from the peasants and
  • Title: Fairy Legends
  • Author: T. Crofton Croker
  • ISBN: 9781906621285
  • Page: 360
  • Format: Paperback
Fairy Legends T. Crofton Croker A bard s bible, this is the earliest, and one of the most comprehensive studies of Irish folklore ever undertaken Its lovingly recounted collection of tales and fables collected from the peasants and storytellers of Ireland early in the 19th century captures the last days of an ancient culture about to transform forever Here the legends live on.The stories are presenA bard s bible, this is the earliest, and one of the most comprehensive studies of Irish folklore ever undertaken Its lovingly recounted collection of tales and fables collected from the peasants and storytellers of Ireland early in the 19th century captures the last days of an ancient culture about to transform forever Here the legends live on.The stories are presented under five categories Tales of The Merrow mermaid , The Dullahan headless fairy , The Fir Darrig mischievous fairy with red coat and cap , Treasure Legends and those concerned with Rocks and Stones.
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  1. Mel

    This was an interesting collection of Irish folklore Originally published in 1825 this book is actually part II but was able to read it on its own The book was divided into different topics, merpeople, headless people, red caps, treasure and stones I found different sections of varying interest The mer people stories I liked the best They were pretty humourous with men either marrying merwomen or drinking with the mermen The headless people started really well with a man chasing after a woman wh [...]

  2. Cathi

    Thick with lore, I recommend this book as a starter for anyone looking to read on legends and lore ranging from Welsh, Irish, Finnish, Norwegian and It is a classic for those fantasy hounds and its layout is approached as a collection of oral traditions laid down in print With that comes a book that is tedious, at the best of times For the modern day reader, this one will take time, and even a Google search or two on a few choice phrases as well as illustrations My one singular annoyance with t [...]

  3. Alex

    This has a nice collection of benign Irish folktales yes, even the Dullahan ones , and after each tale is a section that provides further information, details, and references to other folktales.

  4. Saxitlurg

    The stories aren t as varied as I would have liked and most of them are pretty mediocre, but all of them are told with a very convincing voice, like you re listening to a real person talk You can feel the author s passion despite all the years in between.

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