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The Fairies in Tradition and Literature

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The Fairies in Tradition and Literature by Katharine M. Briggs
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Fairies fascinate young and old alike. To some they offer tantalizing glimpses of other worlds, to others a subversive counterpoint to human arrogance and weakness. Like no other author, Katharine Briggs throughout her work communicated the thrill and delight of the world of fairies, and in this book she articulated for the first time the history of that world in tradition and literature. From every period and every country, poets and storytellers have described a magical world inhabited by elfin spirits. Capricious and vengeful, or beautiful and generous, they've held us in thrall for generations. And on a summer's morn, as the dew dries softly on the grass, if you kneel and look under a toadstool, well ...

Author Biography

Katharine Briggs (1898-1980). Eminent folklorist and former president of the Folklore Society.
Release date NZ
June 20th, 2002
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd New edition
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
352
Dimensions
129x198x27
ISBN-13
9780415286015
Product ID
1682068

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