British folk tales and legends a sampler by Katharine Mary Briggs

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Published by Paladin in St Albans .

Written in English

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  • Tales,
  • Legends

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Other titlesBritish folktales and legends :
Statement[compiled by] Katharine M. Briggs
LC ClassificationsGR141 .B692
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 315 pages ;
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26328352M
ISBN 100586082379
ISBN 109780586082379

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British Folk Tales and Legends book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In Katharine Briggs published in four volumes th 4/5(4). Katharine M. Briggs's Folk Tales of Britain is an extraordinary compendium - the most complete in existence - of the folk-story heritage of Great Britain.

Part one of her magnum opus, published earlier by The Folio Society as Folk Tales of Britain: Narratives, contains stories which people knew were three-volume collection contains over 1, 'Legends', that/5(20). In Katharine Briggs published in four volumes the vast and authoritative Dictionary of British Folktales and Legends to wide acclaim.

This sampler comprises the very best of those tales and legends. Gathered within, readers will find an extravagance of beautiful princesses and stout stable boys, sour-faced witches and kings with hearts of.

English folklore consists of the myths and legends of England, including the English region's mythical creatures, traditional recipes, urban legends, and h folklore encompasses the traditional Robin Hood tales, the Brythonic-inspired Arthurian legend, and the more contemporary urban legends and monsters such as the Beast of Bodmin Moor.

[The author has] taken [her] Dictionary of British folk-tales (Part A, 2 volumes published in and Part B, 2 volumes published in ) and selected a Pages:.

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