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by Joseph Jacobs

Celtic Fairy Tales download ebook
ISBN:
143466340X
ISBN13:
978-1434663405
Author:
Joseph Jacobs
Publisher:
BiblioBazaar (October 6, 2007)
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Pages:
210 pages
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1986 kb
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1133 kb
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Category:
Mythology & Folk Tales
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Rating:
4.8

With Celtic Fairy Tales, Jacobs wanted to help preserve the Celtic lore, saying, The Celtic folk- tales have . A second volume, More Celtic Fairy Tales, arrived in 1894. Indian Fairy Tales, Joseph Jacobs’ first book of folklore from India, was published in 1910.

With Celtic Fairy Tales, Jacobs wanted to help preserve the Celtic lore, saying, The Celtic folk- tales have been collected while the practice of story-telling is still in full vigour, though there are every signs that its term of life is already numbered. The more the reason why they should be collected and put on record while there is yet time. Fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs.

Three times, with your eyes shut. Mothuighim boladh an Éireannaigh bhinn bhreugaighfaoi m’fhóidín dúthaigh. And you will see. What you will see. CELTIC. ILLUSTRATED BY JOHN D. BATTEN. DAVID NUTT, 270 STRAND.

Joseph Jacobs (1854–1916) was a folklorist, critic, and historian.

Only 9 left in stock (more on the way). Joseph Jacobs (1854–1916) was a folklorist, critic, and historian. John D. Batten (1860–1932) was a book illustrator and printer as well as a painter. He contributed illustrations to a number of Joseph Jacobs’s fairy tale collections, including English Fairy Tales, Indian Fairy Tales, and European Folk and Fairy Tales.

Celtic Fairy Tales – Ebook written by Joseph Jacobs. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Celtic Fairy Tales. Celtic folklore overflows with vivid stories that fire the imagination. At the end of his highly successful English Fairy Tales, Joseph Jacobs compiled Celtic Fairy Tales, a book of 26 stories from around Wales and Ireland. While some of the themes found in Celtic folklore are similar to those of contemporary fairy tales, other stories in this collection are infused with a flavour that is uniquely Celtic.

Jacobs Joseph Celtic Fairy Tales - читать книгу онлайн бесплатно. Connla and the Fairy Maiden. 2. The Field of Boliauns.

Joseph Jacobs (29 August 1854 – 30 January 1916) was an Australian folklorist, translator, literary critic, social scientist, historian and writer of English literature who became a notable collector and publisher of English folklore. Jacobs was born in Sydney to a Jewish family.

Joseph Jacobs (29 August 1854 - 30 January 1916) was a folklorist, literary critic and historian. Jacobs wrote for journals and books on the subject of folklore and produced a popular series of fairy tales.

Notes: Contains 26 folktales of the Celtic people. Author: Joseph Jacobs Published: 1892 Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, London. Child-Life in Japan and Japanese Child Stories. Notes: This book features seven Japanese folktales. Notes: Contains 43 English folktales. Notes: Contains 41 English folktales.

Celtic Fairy Tales is a collection of 25 folk and fairy stories collected from Ireland and Scotland. At what I imagine is the Frontispiece, or the dedication page, is the phrase: SAY THIS Three times, with your eyes shut ‘Mothuighim boladh an Éireannaigh bhinn bhreugaigh faoi m’fhóidín dúthaigh. And you will see/What you will see A loose translation of this Gaelic phrase is I sense the smell of a sweet, enchanting Irishman around my dear homeplace. Signup to sync subscriptions across devices.

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Reviews:
  • Rit
I have owned this book for years and read the stories to my son growing up. This collection is superior to a lot of others in that it presents a wide variety of stories - from silly fairy stories to more dramatic folk tales. It also gives a broader variety of countries, including genuine Welsh, Irish, and Scottish tales. It is an excellent sampler of the folklore of the Celts, and just plain fun to read.
  • X-MEN
This is a solid book of Celtic fairy tales compiled and edited by Joseph Jacobs. Some of the stories are related to bronze-age epics, which means they have more parts in verse, and more named characters than typical fairy tales. Other stories are just what you'd expect in a book of fairy tales.

While probably appropriate for all audiences, most older fairy tale books should be read over once before being shared with children--though I don't think this volume had anything much worse than that guy who married a second wife while looking for his first (and had a kid with her). And many the venomous shoe, if your kids are scared of shoes (I know I find them terrifying). Also, grammar takes a vacation in at least one of the stories.

There are no illustrations, and the table of contents is of low quality. Also, the first letter of each story was dropped (probably they were illuminated, and the scanner couldn't recognize them).

Contains the following stories:

The Fate of the Children of Lir
Jack the Cunning Thief
Powel, Prince of Dyfed
Paddy O'Kelly and the Weasel
The Black Horse
The Vision of MacConglinney
Dream of Owen O'Mulready
Morraha
The Story of the MacAndrew Family
The Farmer of Liddesdale
The Greek Princess and the Young Gardner
The Russet Dog
Smallhead and the King's Sons
The Legend of Knockgrafton
Elidore
The Leeching of Kayn's Leg
How Fin Went to the Kingdom of the Big Men
How Cormac Mac Art Went to Faery
The Ridere of Riddles
The Tail
  • Zulkigis
Because the author chose to include old Irish words, some of this book becomes a little difficult. My guess is that it is meant for Gaelic scholars. I am not one, although I am a fan of all things Faerie. The notes and commentary at the end of the book are wonderful and it would be lovely if this could be formatted to allow for links to the notes.

Excellent resource book.
  • Reighbyra
I like this book for some easy reading, and fun. The Fairy Tales are written pretty much as they would have been spoken from generation to generation. The language and words sometimes used helps to authenticate the Fairy Tales and in my opinion gives even more enjoyment to the stories.

Unfortunately, that same aspect can sometimes slow the story down as there is not a Celtic to English dictionary included. But I would definitely buy this again.
  • Yannara
I found this very entertaining and highly enjoyable. It's nice to read about fairy-tales (especially ones that may have been largely forgotten over time) in these so-called "modern times", with all these electronic gadgets (IPhones, IPods, tablets, and even movies and video games) making fairy-tales a bit of a thing of the past (save for the most popular ones such as Cinderella, Snow White, Rapunzel, and even the Little Mermaid).
-SPOILER ALERT (sort of)-
The story of Fair, Brown, and Trembling reminds me so much of the story of Cinderella that it makes me wonder which one came out first =0)
  • Malaris
A wonderful read and fantastic story! Book received in reasonable amount of time and in new condition as expected. Very pleased customer.
  • Camper
I discovered the free books section on the kindle app and kind of went on an ebook bender. This, I think, might be one of my favorites of the ~20 books I picked up. I have always been a fan of myths, legends, and tall tales, and this is some solid material. I will definitely be stealing ideas from some of these tales to pass them off as my own (like any good writer would).
The editor is meticulous in listing his sources (thus giving us even more tales to look up) and there are a lot of 'new' tales for us Fairy Tale fanatics.