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British Folk Tales and Legends

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Published by Taylor & Francis Inc in London .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24255109M
ISBN 100203273478
OCLC/WorldCa63897886

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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: