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Folktales of the Yeats country

Eily Kilgannon

Folktales of the Yeats country

by Eily Kilgannon

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Published by Mercier Press, U.S. Distributor, DuFour Editions in Cork, Chester Springs, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Ireland.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEily Kilgannon ; illustrated by Cathy Henderson.
      ContributionsHenderson, Cathy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR153.5 .K55 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2229220M
      ISBN 100853428611
      LC Control Number89081659

      Looking for books by W.B. Yeats? See all books authored by W.B. Yeats, including The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats, and Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry, and more on   One of Ireland’s greatest writers, the Nobel-prize winner W. B. Yeats was fascinated by the myths and folklore of his native country. Compiled by Yeats in , these stories were collected around the country by a variety of historians, including Lady Wilde, the mother of Oscar : Arcturus.

      Title: Irish Fairy and Folk Tales Author(s): W B Yeats ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Hippocrene Books Availability: Amazon Amazon UK Amazon CA Amazon AUAuthor: W B Yeats. William Butler Yeats (13 June – 28 January ) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature.A pillar of the Irish literary establishment, he helped to found the Abbey Theatre, and in his later years served two terms as a Senator of the Irish Free was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival along with Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn and.

      Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry by , Social Science, Folklore & Mythology. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller   Born and educated in Dublin, Ireland, William Butler Yeats discovered early in his literary career a fascination with Irish folklore and the occult. Later awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in , Yeats produced a vast collection of stories, songs, and poetry of Ireland's historical and /5(32).


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From School Library Journal. Grade 7 Up-- Irish folktales from Sligo Folktales of the Yeats country book Ben Bulben, retold by a Sligo native. Introduced by excerpts from Yeats's poetry, both text and illustrations are slight--there is little poetry to either language or images.

The brevity of the text could be used to 5/5(1). Yeats and other respected Authors had collected over the years fairy tales from the Irish Peasantry and they were then collated into one book. It was a nice surprise to find that I hadn't heard of a single fairy tale in this book.

This made it so exciting to read that I couldn't put it down and therefore read it nearly in one go/5(). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kilgannon, Eily. Folktales of the Yeats country. Cork: Mercier Press ; Chester Springs, PA: U.S. Distributor, DuFour. These writings helped secure for Yeats recognition as a leading proponent of Irish nationalism and Irish cultural independence.

Originally published in two separate books near the end of the nineteenth century, these tales have preserved a rich and charming heritage in a charmingly authentic Irish voice/5(6). 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(49). 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(42). Inhe wrote the much-discussed Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry, a collection of “fairy legends,” or the recorded beliefs of his home country’s people with regards magic and the stingly, this book contained far fewer fictitious “wonder tales” (or, as we understand them, “true” fairy tales) than it did real-world accounts of supposed encounters.

William Butler Yeats, before becoming an acclaimed poet and receiving the Nobel Prize in Literature, was fascinated by Irish folklore. This volume, Irish Fairy and Folk Tales, is his compilation of traditional Irish tales from various sources.

It is separated by subject: fairies, ghosts, giants, kings/queens, etc/5. Danaher is the author of 10 books about Irish traditional customs and beliefs, the best known of which are The Year in Ireland, In Ireland Long Ago, and Folktales from the Irish Countryside/5.

First-Hand Supernatural Experiences And Folktales In Yeats’s Literary Works. Yeats devoted a whole book, The Celtic Twilight (later incorporated into a larger volume, Mythologies), to these aspects.

In this book, he makes use of folklore and turns it into poetry -- still with a fine sense for the language that ordinary people would use, but. He was especially interested in folktales as a part of the exploration of national heritage and for the renewal of Celtic identity.

He completed a study with Douglas Hyde and George Russell of Irish legends and tales inwhich was published under.

Yeats, William Butler. Irish Fairy Tales. London: T. Unwin, This digital copy is presented by the Internet Archive. Yeats, William Butler. Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland, Collected and Arranged by Lady Gregory, with Two Essays and Notes by W.

Yeats. 2nd Series. New York and London: G. Putnam's Sons, This is a list of all works by Irish poet and dramatist W. (William Butler) Yeats (–), winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and a foremost figure in 20th-century sometimes appear twice if parts of new editions or significantly revised.

Posthumous editions are also included if they are the first publication of a new or significantly revised work. This collection of folktales contains some of the mythological and magial themes which provided inspiration to Yeats in his poetry.

The Sligo countryside, the. I think every Irish folktale ever told is included in this book. Collected by the likes of Yeats and Lady Gregory, this collection lovingly records folktales exactly in the words of their narrators.

I loved it and recommend it as a great starting point for anyone interested in Irish storytelling.4/5. The Yeats Country Hotel, Spa & Leisure Club is located in Rosses Point, Sligo, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the North West of Ireland.

With a Blue Flag beach and a challenging hole golf course nearby, the hotel is great for a relaxing leisure break/10(). texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Irish fairy tales Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

Irish fairy tales by Yeats, W. (William Butler), ; Yeats, Jack Butler, Publication date TopicsPages: Irish Fairy and Folk Tales by W. Yeats and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland UK ed.

by B. Yeats, W. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(29). Fairy tales are stories that range from those originating in folklore to more modern stories defined as literary fairy tales.

Despite subtle differences in the categorizing of fairy tales, folklore, fables, myths, and legends, a modern definition of the fairy tale, as provided by Jens Tismar's monologue in German, is a story that differs "from an oral folk tale", written by "a single General lists: 18th-century British children's literature.

Editions for Irish Fairy and Folk Tales: X (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in. In Irish Folk and Fairy Tales William Butler Yeats delivers a vast collection of stories, songs, and poetry of his home country and beloved Ireland?s historical and legendary past.

These writings helped secure for Yeats' recognition as a leading proponent of Irish nationalism and Irish cultural independence, and to also help Yeats spearhead the Irish Literary : Chartwell Books.What do myths and folktales have in common? 'Myths and Magic of the Yeats Country' 'Folktales of the Yeats country' -- subject(s): Talesstories, folktales, under stars.

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