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Irish Fairy Tales (Large Print Edition)

by James Stephens

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11976521M
    ISBN 101434627144
    ISBN 109781434627148
    OCLC/WorldCa227006051

    William Butler Yeats collects Irish fairy and folk tales in this volume. It is a pretty wide selection which covers topics such as fairies, leprechauns, merrows, puccas, ghosts, witches, giants, and more. You won't get an in depth introduction to each type of creature, but /5(30). Card Wrappers. Condition: VG+. First Paperback Edition. "Fairy tales are a rich element of childhood in many cultures around the world. But in Ireland, where they are known as wonder tales, these stories of magic and enchantment are not restricted to young audiences; Irish wonder tales .

    For generations, stories of 'the fairies' have been filling the pages of Irish literature, as well as enriching a wealth of oral tradition. They could do no evil or good, depending on how mortals treated them, thus ensuring their place in Irish. Title: Irish Fairy Tales. Editor: W. B. (William Butler) Yeats. Release Date: Ma [eBook #] Language: English. Character set encoding: ISO ***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK IRISH FAIRY TALES*** E-text prepared by Sankar Viswanathan, David Edwards, and the Project Gutenberg Online Distributed Proofreading Team.

    My copy is called "Irish Fairy Tales" but it has the same content and the Arthur Rackham illustrations. I suspect that James Stephens never retold an Irish legend without making it /5(8).   Irish Fairy and Folk Tales is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Editions classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an elegantly designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging.4/4(3).


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James Stephens Irish Fairy Tales are wonderfully lyrical re-telling of traditional stories which are much more accessible (to me at least) than the collections and re-tellings of the 19th Century. I have a very good time with these, especially with his versions of the Fionn s: Irish fairy tales and legends are full of enchantment, brave deeds and lost loves.

Told from generation to generation, they are as fascinating now as they were to their original listeners. This wonderfully rich and varied collection are ten of the best-loved traditional Irish stories, retold by author and poet Una Leavy/5(20).

‘Irish Fairy Tales’ is a collection of stories originally edited by James Stephens, and accompanied by the illustrations of Arthur Rackham.

It contains ‘The Story of Tuan Mac Cairill’, ‘The Boyhood of Fionn’, ‘The Birth of Bran’, ‘The Wooing of Becfola’, ‘Oisin’s Mother’, ‘The Little Brawl at Allen’, ‘The Carl of the Drab Coat’, and more/5(7).

-- Nobel Prize winning writer and poet W.B. Yeats included almost every sort of Irish folk in this marvelous compendium of fairy tales and songs that he collected and edited for publication in -- Yeats was fascinated by Irish myths and folklore, and joined forces with the writers of the Irish Literary /5.

Irish Fairy Tales. By: American Fairy Tales by L. Frank Baum includes classic stories that will keep your child riveted. In fact, it will keep the average adult entranced.

instead, a MESMERIZING book of Celtic tales, told in such a way that all of their mythological/mystical magic is retained. Yes, Finn appears, but it took me an hour. The captivating Irish stories collected in this new edition include both comic tales such as Paddy O’Kelly and the Weasel, and tales of heroes from ancient literature such as How Cormac Mac Art went to Faery.

By turns funny, fantastical and mysterious, the stories are matched in liveliness by the original illustrations of John D. Batten. The magical adventures of leprechauns, giants, and fairies passed down through centuries of Irish folklore spring to life again in this collection of classic fairy tales and legends.

These stories introduce a new generation of readers to age-old Celtic favorites including "The Magic Shoes," "The Pot of Gold," and the great love story "Tír Na N'Óg."/5. Irish Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. Irish Fairy Tales book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. More classic Irish myth than fairy tale, these stories are a win /5. To read Irish Fairy Tales eBook, remember to refer to the web link beneath and download the file or gain access to additional information which might be relevant to IRISH FAIRY TALES book.

Createspace, United States, Paperback. Book Condition: New. x mm. Language: English. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Finnian, the. Irish Fairy Tales book.

Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The eternal cycles of birth and death; pleasure and pain; love an /5. Well, 'Irish Fairy Tales' by James Stephens doesn't have any leprechauns either, but that is hardly a let down.

No, these stories are steeped in the very depths of Irish folklore, from the same sources that Yeats immersed himself in, going right back to the recoded beginnings/5. Stories selected by Jennifer Chandler, The Folklore Society. The captivating Irish stories collected in this new edition include both comic tales such as Paddy O'Kelly and the Weasel, and tales of heroes from ancient literature such as How Cormac Mac Art went to Faery/5.

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Irish Fairy Tales - Illustrated by Arthur Rackham and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more/5(7). Edmund Leamy, a famous folklorist, published his first collection of Irish Fairy Tales in Irish folk tales have a simplistic beauty in the way they capture the spirit and pulse of the people.

The heart of Ireland is contained in its folklore as it spins tales of marriage and birth, death and life. Fun book of Irish Fairy tales that a non-Irish person probably has never heard. Easy to read and understand. Not for little children, but perhaps older youth.

I use these books for prizes/awards for youth in my Youth Storytelling classes and events. The size and content is just perfect for them/5(21).

The tales collected for Irish Fairy and Folk Tales all are reprinted from nineteenth-century sources, but they date back much further, to a time when they were part of a centuries-old oral tradition of storytelling and had yet to be committed to the printed page/5.

A collection of ten Irish stories filled with magic, heroism, cleverness, romance, humor, and only a few leprechauns. Included are famous stories like ``The Children of Lir'' and ``T¡r Na N-g,'' a variation of the King Midas story, and several stories about Fionn MacCumhail (a.k.a.

Finn McCool), such as the familiar ``Giant's Causeway.''/5(3). 1Z9CU2FAP5GC ^ Book > Irish Fairy Tales IRISH FAIRY TALES Wordsworth Editions Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Irish Fairy Tales, Joseph Jacobs, John D.

Batten, Jennifer Chandler, Illustrated by John D. Batten. Stories selected by Jennifer Chandler, The Folklore Society. The captivating Irish stories collected in this new edition.

James Stephens' "Irish Fairy Tales", with Arthur Rackham's twenty-five original illustrations, twelve in full-color, brings to vivid life the exciting days of ancient Ireland when Conn of the Hundred Battles was High King at Tara and the great Fionn mac Uail led the Fianna against the enemies of Ireland.5/5(1).Ten best Irish children’s books of revealed poetic language and intertextual references to fairy tales and Irish myth lend resonance to this very modern and accessible tale of the.Irish Fairy Tales recounts the age-old charm of Irish folklore gives special sparkle to this collection of eight tongue-in-cheek tales.

Wicked old hags, clever leprechauns, courageous tailors, evil giants, and other characters come to life in such fanciful yarns as "Hudden and .