The Folklore of Cotswolds: Katharine Briggs: Selected Works

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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415291569
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/15/2002
  • Edition description: FAC
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 5
Map of the Cotswolds 8
Acknowledgements 10
1 General Survey of the Cotswolds 11
2 Seasonal Customs and Festivities 18
3 Songs, Dances, Games and Rhymes 42
4 Historical Traditions 56
5 Tales and Legends 69
6 The Traditions of Wychwood Forest 85
7 Rogues and Highwaymen 102
8 Birth, Death and Marriage 109
9 Plants, Trees and Animals 118
10 Witches in the Cotswolds 130
11 Supernatural Beliefs 140
12 Folk Motifs in Cotswold Churches 153
13 Trades and Crafts in the Cotswolds 163
Notes 173
Appendices 183
Select Bibliography 193
Folk Museums in the Cotswold Area 195
Index of Tale Types 197
Motif Index 197
General Index 200
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