Fairy Lore: A Handbook

Fairy Lore: A Handbook

by D. L. Ashliman

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Overview

Fairy lore concerns beliefs about elves, dwarfs, gnomes, trolls, mermaids, brownies, pixies, leprechauns, and many other beings found in world folklore. Written for students and general readers, this book is an introduction to fairy lore from around the world. The handbook defines and classifies types of fairies, provides numerous examples and texts, overviews scholarship, and discusses the role of fairies in art, film, and popular culture. It closes with a glossary and a bibliography of print and electronic resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313333491
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/2005
Series: Greenwood Folklore Handbooks Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

D. L. Ashliman is Professor Emeritus of German at the University of Pittsburgh and the author of Folk and Fairy Tales: A Handbook (Greenwood, 2004).

Table of Contents

Introduction

Definitions and Classifications

Examples and Texts

Scholarship and Belief

Contexts

Glossary

Bibliography

Web Resources

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Fairy Lore: A Handbook (Greenwood Folklore Handbooks Series) 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
REPEAT! THIS IS NOT THE BOOK ADVERTISED IT IS NOT ABOUT FAIRY LORE! DO NOT SPEND $50 ON IT!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is not folklore it is necklace.Good thing I only got a sample!