Haku "Folklore"

Roud, Steve - A Dictionary of English Folklore, e-kirja

A Dictionary of English Folklore

Roud, Steve


Are there any legends about cats? Is Cinderella an English story? What is a Mumming Play? The subject of folklore covers an extremely wide field, with connections to virtually every aspect of life. It ranges from the bizarre to the seemingly mundane. Similarly, folklore

Bendix, Regina F. - A Companion to Folklore, e-kirja

A Companion to Folklore

Bendix, Regina F.


A Companion to Folklore presents an original and comprehensive collection of essays from international experts in the field of folklore studies. Unprecedented in depth and scope, this state-of-the-art collection uniquely displays the vitality of

Dillion, Jacqueline - Thomas Hardy: Folklore and Resistance, e-kirja

Thomas Hardy: Folklore and Resistance

Dillion, Jacqueline


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Jacqueline Dillion
2. Belief: Overlooking, Sympathetic Magic, Hag-Riding, and South’s Tree
Jacqueline Dillion
3. Acts of Disapproval: Skimmington Riding
Jacqueline Dillion
4. Acts of Approval:…

Moorman, Frederic - Tales of the Ridings, e-kirja

Tales of the Ridings

Moorman, Frederic


A fascinating collection of writings about the 'Ridings' (archaic sub-counties) of the North English county of Yorkshire, their distinctive dialects and rich folklore, written by the literary scholar Frederic Moorman.

Kristen, Clive - Stories of the Deugar, e-kirja

Stories of the Deugar

Kristen, Clive


These stories of the Deugar are based on a chronology of legends featuring a magical and mysterious creature from a wild Northumberland valley. The Deugar is a cousin of other similarly strange creatures from remote areas of the world. But is The Deugar…