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Encyclopedia of Fairies

Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, & Other Supernatural Creatures (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

by Katharine Briggs

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Published by Pantheon .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7462493M
ISBN 10039473467X
ISBN 109780394734675
OCLC/WorldCa18078685

Get this from a library! The great encyclopedia of faeries. [Pierre Dubois; Claudine Sabatier; Roland Sabatier] -- Rising from the mist long, long ago, the faeries date back to a golden age--well before the creation of gods and humans. In their enchanted fancy, they .   Encyclopedia of Fairies by Katharine M. Briggs,, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. An Encyclopedia of Fairies: Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, and Other Supernatural Creatures. Front Cover. Katharine Mary Briggs. Pantheon Books, An encyclopedia of fairies: hobgoblins, brownies, bogies, and other supernatural creatures.

An Encyclopedia of Fairies: Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, and Other Supernatural Creatures Katharine Mary Briggs Pantheon Books, - Juvenile Nonfiction - pages/5(4). This is a spectacular new book. A great book for your magic library and a beautiful coffee table book. New trending at and up. This book has been on my shelf for about 10 years or more but has never been read. It was bought new and never used. Maybe slight shelf wear but I can not really5/5(K).

  專文介紹(book review): 紙藝: Robert Sabuda & Matthew Reinhart 出版. An Encyclopedia of Fairies by Katharine M. Briggs, Reviewed by Tanya B. Avakian. Katharine Mary Briggs was the premier British folklorist of her generation. Born in Yorkshire in , she was the daughter of a wealthy Yorkshire coal miner who moved to Scotland when Katharine was thirteen.


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This is a wonderful book and if you have any use for a reference book on fairies, folklore etc. then again wonderful. If you write (as a lot of us here do) this is a treasure trove of information. Known in the UK as The Dictionary of Fairies /5. Encyclopedia entries include variations of the fairy name as well as sources for that particular entry.

The author also provides an extensive bibliography and a complete index. There are no images in this volume, which seems a shame.

This book would be most helpful for academic libraries supporting curriculum in folklore and by: 4. Encyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology by Theresa Bane From A-senee-ki-wakws to Zips, Theresa Banes Encyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology is a delightful wealth of information.

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During the Middle Ages fairy meant the state of enchantment and the land of enchanted beings as well as those. Fairies have been revered and feared, sometimes simultaneously, throughout recorded history. This encyclopedia of concise entries, from the A-senee-ki-waku of northeastern North America to the Zips of Central America and Mexico, includes more than 2, individual beings and species of fairy and nature spirits from a wide range of mythologies and religions from all over the globe/5(7).

The book also has an index to motifs and types, so the reader may compare similar kinds of stories or creatures. This large tome spans ten centuries. The creatures covered therein are mostly those associated with the British Isles, but a few "foreign Cited by: Fairies are a tiny, winged race of creatures in the Monster Girl Encyclopedia world that are not naturally counted amongst the of the intelligent non-monster races, along with dwarves, elves, and humans, fairies can be corrupted when exposed to demonic energy, turning them into nymphomaniacal, monster versions of their original selves.

A playful and carefree race, fairies dwell Diet: Men's Spirit Energy. A wonderful compendium of the folkloric inhabitants of the British Isles. In addition to entries about the Little People, there are also entries on certain folkloric motifs, such as Shapeshifting and Captives in Fairyland, and on prominent collectors of tales and writers upon the subject.

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I have lost count of the number of times I've sat down with the book since the day I found it. Rarely do. Cottingley Fairies In Annie Griffiths and her daughter Frances moved from South Africa to the small village of Cottingley, a suburb of Bradford in Yorkshire, England.

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