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Folktales of England (New)
by Briggs, Katharine Mary
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Book ID: 9780226074948, 0226074943
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If wonder tales are not abundant in England, other kinds of folktales thrive: local traditions, historical legends, humorous anecdotes. Many of the favorite tales which English-speaking peoples carry with them from childhood come from a long tradition -- stories as familiar to Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Spenser, and their many contemporaries as they are to us.
"This is a fine, homely feast, immediately intelligble. . . ." -- Times Educational Supplement
". . . should be of special concern to Americans since many of the tales are parallel to or the source of our own folk stories." -- Choice
"This is entertainment, to be sure, but is also part of man's attempts to comprehend his world." -- Quartet
"Folktales of England is by all odds the most satisfactory general collection of folktales to come out of England since the advent of modern collection and classification techniques." -- Ernest W. Baughman, Journal of American Folklore
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