The Fairies in English Tradition and Literature: Katharine Briggs: Selected Works

The Fairies in English Tradition and Literature: Katharine Briggs: Selected Works

by Katharine Briggs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415291518

ISBN-13: 9780415291514

Pub. Date: 12/15/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415291514
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/15/2002
Edition description:
FAC
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
Pt. 1The Fairy Peoples
IHistoric Survey3
IIThe Fairy Realms12
IIITutelary Spirits25
IVForgotten Gods and Nature Spirits40
VThe Host of the Dead48
VIHobgoblins and Imps55
VIIGiants, Hags and Monsters62
VIIIFairy Beasts71
IXFairy Plants82
XRegional Differences87
Pt. 2Traffic with the Fairies
XIThe Fairy Dependence95
XIITime and Seasons104
XIIIFairy Morality: The Double Strain108
XIVChangelings and Midwives115
XVFairy Wives and Fairy Lovers123
XVIFairy Encounters and Odd Experiences130
XVIIHuman Opinions140
Pt. 3Some Literary Fairies
XVIIIThe Poets: Eighteenth Century153
XIXThe Poets: The Nineteenth Century and After165
XXThe Foreign Invasion174
XXIThe Moralists181
XXIIFolklorists and Collectors188
XXIIIThe Humourists192
XXIVWhimsy197
XXVSomething to Bite on203
App. IFairy Types and Individuals213
App. IIExtracts from Fairy Poems232
App. IIIThe Cottingley Fairies238
A List of Books Cited and Consulted241
Index251

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