The crimson fairy book.
The crimson fairy book. The Crimson Fairy Book. First published in 1903. ISBN 978-1-62011-279-3.
The Langs' Fairy Books are a series of 25 collections of true and fictional stories for children published between 1889 and 1913 by Andrew Lang and his wife, Leonora Blanche Alleyne. The best known books of the series are the 12 collections of fairy tales also known as Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy Books of Many Colors. In all, the volumes feature 798 stories, besides the 153 poems in The Blue Poetry Book.
Andrew Lang, a Scotsman, was a literary critic, novelist, poet, and a contributor to the field of anthropology. The thirty-six stories in this book are taken from Hungary, Russia, Finland, Iceland, Tunisia, and Baltic fairy story traditions. Included are The Magic Kettle, Lucky Luck, The Prince Who Would Seek Immortality, The Three Robes, Clever Maria, among others.
Andrew Lang put together twelve Fairy Books filled with fairy tales from around the world, each named after it's own color. Personally, I've arranged my collection according to the rainbow and that's. Andrew Lang was born at Selkirk in Scotland on March 31, 1844. He was a historian, poet, novelist, journalist, translator, and anthropologist, in connection with his work on literary texts. He was educated at Edinburgh Academy, St. Andrews University, and Balliol College, Oxford University, becoming a fellow at Merton College.
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Andrew Lang was born in Selkirk on 31st March 1844. He was the eldest of eight children. Lang was educated at Selkirk Grammar School, Loretto, and at the Edinburgh Academy, St Andrews University and finally Balliol College, Oxford, where he took a first class in the final classical schools in 1868, becoming a fellow and subsequently honorary fellow of Merton College.
Andrew Lang’s coloured Fairy Books constitute a twelve-volume series of fairy tale collections. Although Lang didn’t collect the stories from the oral tradition himself, he can make claim to the first English translation of many, which are often cited as inspiration to . Tolken and his Middle-Earth novels. 1. The Blue Fairy Book (1889).