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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Cornwall (England : County),
  • England,
  • Cornwall (County)

Subjects:

  • Folklore -- England -- Cornwall (County),
  • Cornwall (England : County) -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTony Deane, Tony Shaw ; introd. by Venetia Newall ; drawings by Gay John Galsworthy.
SeriesThe folklore of the British Isles
ContributionsShaw, Tony, 1951- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR142.C7 D42 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination217 p. :
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5186594M
ISBN 100874716950
LC Control Number75005780
OCLC/WorldCa1218650

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The Folklore of Cornwall demonstrates that Cornwall has a distinct body of oral tradition, even when examining legends and folktales that also appear elsewhere. The way in which Cornish droll tellers achieved this unique pattern is remarkable; with the publication of this book, it becomes possible for folklorists to look to the peninsula beyond.   The Folklore of Cornwall demonstrates that Cornwall has a distinct body of oral tradition, even when examining legends and folktales that also appear elsewhere. The way in which Cornish droll tellers achieved this unique pattern is remarkable; with the publication of this book, it becomes possible for folklorists to look to the peninsula beyond 3/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Responsibility: Tony Deane and Tony Shaw. More information. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Deane, Tony. Folklore of Cornwall. London: Batsford, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Cornish Folklore Paperback – Febru Cornwall is a magical place, more Celtic than English. Author Robert Hunt retells the region legendary stories and folk tales, from Mermaid's Rock to the Men-an-Tol, the Giant of St Michael's Mount to Madgy Figgy's Chair. You never know who you'll meet in these legends - saints, witches 5/5(4). Read "Folklore of Cornwall" by Tony Deane available from Rakuten Kobo. Focusing on Cornwall county in southwest England, this book examines the folklore of Brand: The History Press. From Granite to Sea is the first ever comprehensive focus on the folklore of eastern Cornwall. Alex Langstone’s ground-breaking study will guide the reader through a myriad of old tales of witches, conjurors and charmers, supernatural encounters, amazing folk traditions and curious customs from the high moors, rugged clifftops, secret coves. The Folklore of Cornwall. Author:Shaw, Tony. Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in Book Condition:GOOD. See details - The Folklore of Cornwall by Shaw, Tony Hardback Book The Fast Free Shipping.

Folklore of Cornwall — and the Ghost Hunter of Talland by Johanna Craven #Cornwall #Folklore #History @JohannaCraven Folklore of Cornwall — and the Ghost Hunter of Talland. inspired by true events from 18 th century Cornwall. Book One, Bridles Lane is available : Mary Anne Yarde. Towednack, near St Ives, was a last refuge of many superstitions. It was said that spring was brought to Cornwall there during a cold and wintry April. A farmer invited friends to sit by his fire and threw a hollow log onto the flames. A cuckoo flew out and the weather immediately became warm and spring like. Following this episode, a Cuckoo. 1 Jul - ★ Semi-curated research into folklore from Cornwall (Kernow) - giants, mermaids, sea monsters, piskies (and other little people), special trees, stone monuments, pellars, cures and punishments ★ ღ⊰n. See more ideas about Cornwall, Sea monsters and Folklore pins. Cornwall also has a mythology that is all its own. Cornish folklore centers largely on giants and little people, which historians have theorized may have originated as a folk-memory of an ancient Bronze Age race that was conquered by the larger, taller Celts, who might well have been perceived and demonized as giants.