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Scottish folk-tales and legends

Barbara Ker Wilson

Scottish folk-tales and legends

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Published by H.Z. Walck in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- Scottish.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementretold by Barbara Ker Wilson. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
    SeriesOxford Myths and legends, Oxford myths and legends
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p.
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17901784M

    The Mermaid Wife Scottish Folktale A story is told of an inhabitant of Unst, who, in walking on the sandy margin of a voe, saw a number of mermen and mermaids dancing by moonlight, and several seal-skins strewed beside them on the ground.


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Scottish Folk-Tales and Legends (Oxford Myths and Legends) Paperback – Ap by Barbara Ker Wilson (Author)5/5(3). Scottish Folk-Tales and Legends on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(3). Scottish folk-tales and legends, (Myths and legends series) Unknown Binding by Barbara Ker Wilson (Author)5/5(3).

Scottish Folk-Tales and Legends Hardcover – January 1, by Barbara Ker Wilson (Author)5/5(3). The collection of Celtic folktales consists of nine books with stories: 26 Celtic folktales, English folktales, 38 Irish folktales, 33 Scottish folktales and 24 Welsh folktales.

Celtic Fairy Tales. Records of Argyll: Legends, Traditions, and Recollections of Argyllshire Highlanders. Collected chiefly from the Gaelic. With notes on the antiquity of the dress, clan colours, or tartans, of the highlanders.

With etchings by Charles Laurie. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, The collection of folktales from Scottland consists of one book with 33 folktales. Folk-Lore and Legends: Scotland Notes: Contains 33 Scottish folktales.

Sacred Texts Legends and Sagas Celtic Buy this Book at "Put your question," said the green maidens (p. ) Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales by Sir George Douglas [] Contents Start Reading Page Index Text [Zipped] This is a collection of Scottish folklore which will appeal to all ages.

There are animal tales, stories of the fairies. Scottish myths, folklore and legends. Scotland is a land of myths and legends. The stories of Scotland have inspired writers, artists and poets for centuries. Robert Burns and Robert Louis Stevenson both recalled as adults the tales of ghosts, magic and witches they had heard as children.

Scottish folk tales circulated through the mouths of Scottish folk-tales and legends book, but were welcomed by all. The folklore of Scotland is a tapestry of culture and history, but more importantly, a portal for the imagination. Charles Tibbits, an editor at W.W. Gibbings, helped compile a collection Scottish folk-tales and legends book 33 tales from Scotland into Folk-Lore and Legends: Scotland.

Scottish Folk-Tales and Legends. The magic of the stories in this book is very powerful, and in the hands of a master storyteller they have the freshness of stories told for the first time/5.

Scottish folk-tales and legends, retold / Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe. Wilson, Barbara Ker, (author.). Book Place Hold.

Add to basket Remove from basket Print / Email. Permalink Disable Highlighting Available copies. 1 of 1 copy available at SC LENDS. Current holds. 0 current holds with 1. Scottish Folktale and Fairy Tale Picture Books. The Tale of Tam Lin by Lari Don is one of the most well known fairy tales to come out of Scotland and I put two versions on this list.

Tam Lin is based on a traditional ballad from the Scottish Borders. A young woman, Janet, meets a. Scottish Folk-Tales and Legends by Barbara Ker Wilson (Retold by), Joan Kiddell-Monroe (Illustrator) Paperback $ $ Save 33% Current price is $, Original price is $ You Save 33%.

Ship This The magic of the stories in this book is very powerful, and in the hands of a master storyteller they have the freshness of Author: Barbara Ker Wilson. Scottish Folk Tales book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Nearly 70 Scottish folk tales involving fairies, historical figu /5.

Drawn from The History Press popular Folk Tales series, herein lies a treasure trove of tales from a wealth of talented storytellers. From the Spaemans peculiar advice and a laird who is transformed into a frog, to a fugitive hiding in a dark cave and the stoor worm This enchanting collection of stories gathers together legends from across Scotland in one special volume.4/5.

Scottish Folk Tales and Legends (Myths & Legends): : Barbara Ker Wilson: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Basket. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address 5/5(2). scottish folk-tales and legends by Barbara Kor Wilson ‧ RELEASE DATE: N/A Another companion volume to Oxford's series that has so far included English and Fairy Stories and Irish Sagas and Folk-Tales, is an attractive collection of stories from the Scottish past.

Scottish Folk Tales. Scotland is a nation rich with traditional customs, superstitions and folklore. Its dramatic and stunning landscape has inspired many stories based on its history, magic and romance/5. Scottish folk-tales and legends. [London] Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Ker Wilson; Joan Kiddell-Monroe.

Get this from a library. Scottish folk-tales and legends. [Barbara Ker Wilson] -- Thirty-three traditional tales and legends from various parts of Scotland. COVID Resources.

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Six ancient myths from the Scottish islands they were described at length in Donald Alexander Mackenzie’s book Wonder Tales from Scottish Myth and Legend, published in This book can be found in: Politics, Society & Education > Society & culture > Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge > Folklore, myths & legends zoom Scottish Folk Tales (Paperback).

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Seven Scottish folk tales and legends from the Highlands retold. This is the first in a series of videos exploring Scottish myths, legends and. Buy a cheap copy of Scottish Folk-Tales and Legends (Oxford book by Barbara Ker Wilson.

The magic of the stories in this book is very powerful, and in the hands of a master storyteller they have the freshness of stories told for the first time.

There Free shipping over $/5(2). Scottish folk tales and legends. ISBN: Illustrator N. Goltz, Tam (or Tamas) Lin (also called Tamlane, Tamlin, Tambling, Tomlin, Tam Lien, Tam-a-Line, Tam Lyn, or Tam Lane) is a character in a legendary ballad originating from the Scottish Borders. It is also associated with a reel of the same name, also known as the Glasgow Reel.

The story revolves around the rescue of Tam Lin by his true love from the Queen of the Fairies. Buy Scottish Folk Tales by Various (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). In this collection are Scottish folktales and legends that has delighted grown-ups and children for long.

These often fascinating old stories come from various parts of Scotland. The tales that follow,have been culled from many works, some word explanations have been added, and the language updated a bit.

Canobie Dick and Thomas of Ercildoun Scottish Folktale Now it chanced many years since that there lived on the Borders a jolly rattling horse-cowper, who was remarkable for a reckless and fearless temper, which made him much admired and a little dreaded amongst his neighbours.

This enchanting collection of stories gathers together legends from across Scotland in one special volume. Drawn from The History Press' popular Folk Tales series, herein lies a treasure trove of tales from a wealth of talented storytellers.

From the Spaeman's peculiar advice and a laird who is Brand: The History Press. People have been fond of telling and hearing stories in the Scottish Highlands and Hebridean islands since time immemorial, known in Gaelic as Sgeulachdan.

Though the tradition has been in decline for over a century, many tales have been preserved thanks. Legends from the Scottish Isle of Sky about a gift from a fairy lover.

Fairy Gifts. Stories of type from around the world about mortals who are blessed or cursed by the "hidden people." The Fairies and the Hump-Back (Scotland).

The Hunchback of Willow Brake (Scotland). The Legend of Knockgrafton (Ireland). The Palace in the Rath (Ireland). Folk tales, myths and legends have been handed down the generations. This second video about folk tales from The Ochils includes Sumyat.

A story is told of an inhabitant of Unst, who, in walking on the sandy margin of a voe, saw a number of mermen and mermaids dancing by moonlight.

Buy The Anthology of Scottish Folk Tales by Various (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4). National mythology.

Several origin legends for the Scots arose during the historical period, serving various purposes. One Scottish origin legend, or pseudo-historical account of the foundation of the Scottish people, appears in adapted form in the tenth-century Latin Life of St.

Cathróe of relates that settlers from Greek Asia Minor sailed the seas and arrived at Cruachan Feli "the. The Dracae Scottish Folktale These are a sort of water-spirits who inveigle women and children into the recesses which they inhabit, beneath lakes and rivers, by floating past them, on the surface of the water, in the shape of gold rings or cups.

GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES - Grimm's Fairy Tales by The Brothers Grimm - Unabridged audiobook - FAB - Duration: Fab Audio Bo views.Scottish folktales and legends. Most of the tales are updated somewhat.In Scottish mythology, selkies (also spelled silkies, sylkies, selchies) or selkie folk (Scots: selkie fowk) meaning "seal folk" are mythological beings capable of therianthropy, changing from seal to human form by shedding their skin.

They are found in folktales and mythology originating from the Northern Isles of Scotland. The folk-tales frequently revolve around female selkies being Similar creatures: Mermaid, Huldra, Merman.