The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries

The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries

by W. Y. Evans-Wentz, Evans-Wentz
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The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries by W. Y. Evans-Wentz, Evans-Wentz

Collection of firsthand reports of elfin creatures in Wales, Ireland, Scotland, and Brittany, classified by country and introduced by leading authorities on anthropology and folklore. Also includes recorded traditions of Celtic literature and mythology.

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ISBN-13: 9780486425221
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 11/02/2011
Series: Celtic, Irish Series
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 5.68(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
PREFACE Vll INTRODUCTION
SECTION I
THE LIVING FAIRY-FAITH
CHAPTER I
ENVIRONMENT
CHAPTER II
THE TAKING OF EVIDENCE
CHAPTER III AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL EXAMINATION OF THE EVI­DENCE 
SECTION II
THE RECORDED FAIRY-FAITH
CHAPTER IV
THE PEOPLE OF THE GODDESS DANA OR THE SlDHE 
CHAPTER V
BRYTHONIC DIVINITIES AND THE BRYTHONIC FAIRY­FAITH
CHAPTER VI
THE CELTIC OTHERWORLD
CHAPTER VII
THE CELTIC DOCTRINE OF RE-BIRTH
SECTION III
THE CULT OF GODS, SPIRITS, FAIRIES,
AND THE DEAD
CHAPTER VIII
THE TESTIMONY OF ARCHAEOLOGY
CHAPTER IX
THE TESTIMONY OF PAGANISM
CHAPTER X THE TESTIMONY OF CHRISTIANITY 
SECTION IV
MODERN SCIENCE AND THE FAIRY-FAITH; AND CONCLUSIONS
CHAPTER XI SCIENCE AND FAIRIES
CHAPTER XII
THE CELTIC DOCTRINE OF RE-BIRTH AND OTHERWORLD SCIENTIFICALLY EXAMINED 
INDEX

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