The Vanishing People: Katharine Briggs: Selected Works

The Vanishing People: Katharine Briggs: Selected Works

by Katharine Briggs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415291585

ISBN-13: 9780415291583

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:
9780415291583
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/15/2002
Edition description:
FAC
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface7
Ch. 1The Supernatural Passage of Time in Fairyland11
Ch. 2The Origins of Fairy Beliefs and Beliefs about Fairy Origins27
Ch. 3The Trooping Fairies39
Ch. 4House Spirits53
Ch. 5Nature Fairies66
Ch. 6Fairy Habitations81
Ch. 7Fairy Midwives and Fairy Changelings93
Ch. 8Captives in Fairyland104
Ch. 9Powers Exercised by the Fairies118
Ch. 10Fairy Dealings With Mortals133
Ch. 11Fairy Patrons and Fairy Wives141
Ch. 12Fairy Morality151
Ch. 13Fairy Sports162
Notes and References181
Glossary of Fairies195
Book List203
Index of Tale Types207
Motif Index209
General Index215

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