Irish fairy tales and folklore / edited and selected by W.B. Yeats.
- ISBN: 9781949846447
- ISBN: 194984644X
- Physical Description: xv, 377 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: [New York, NY] : Clydesdale Press, 2022.
"Fairy and folk tales of the Irish peasantry was published by The Walter Scott Publishing, Co. Ltd. in 1888. Irish fairy tales was published by T. Fisher Unwin in 1892."--Title page verso.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The trooping fairies -- The solitary fairies -- Ghosts -- Witches, fairy doctors -- T'yeer-Na-N-Oge -- Saints, priests -- The devil -- Giants -- Kings, queens, princesses, earls, robbers -- Land and water fairies -- Evil spirits -- Cats -- Kings and warriors.
"Originally published as two separate volumes in 1800s, this premier collection of Irish stories edited and compiled W. B. Yeats is the perfect gift for any lover of Irish literature and folklore. The lyrical prose and rich cultural heritage of each tale will captivate and enchant readers of all ages and keep them entertained for hours on end. This volume contains more than seventy classic Irish stories, including timeless characters and mythology passed down for generations..."--Page 4 of cover.
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