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Folk Tales Of Brittany

by Elsie Masson

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAmena Pendleton (Editor), Thornton Oakley (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11924804M
    ISBN 101430448873
    ISBN 109781430448877

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Johnson, W. Branch (William Branch), b. Folktales of Brittany. London, Methuen [] (OCoLC) A few years later, in , Elsie Masson also included it in her book Folk Tales of Brittany, citing Souvestre and Le Braz among her sources. The devil in Souvestre's version. Émile Souvestre's telling differs from the tale in several points.

    Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Masson, Elsie. Folk tales of Brittany. Philadelphia, Macrae Smith Co. [©] (OCoLC) Folk Tales Of Brittany (Paperback) Published: Publisher: Kessinger Publishing $ Folk Tales of Brittany (Hardcover) Published: Publisher: Pinnacle Press.

      ALTHOUGH the folk-tales and legends of Brittany have received ample attention from native scholars and collectors, they have not as yet been presented in a popular manner to English-speaking readers. The probable reasons for what would appear to be an otherwise incomprehensible omission on the Author: Lewis Spence. Folk tales from once-Celtic Brittany may look sinister and heavily steeped in witchcraft and a measure of humour shining through here and there (Delarue , xvi-xvii). The folklorist Paul Sébillot () from Brittany has published many stories from Brittany, in French, such as Contes populaires de la Haute-Bretagne, and tales from.


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Book Description: "This selection of folk-tales from Brittany by Elsie Masson, vividly illustrated by pen and ink drawings, is an enjoyable read. The usual folklore themes with Celtic influence are present and accounted for; humble peasants, magic livestock, enchanted castles, evil husbands, brave children, star-crossed lovers, and tricky fairies.5/5(1).

Folk Tales of Brittany. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.4/5.

This selection of folk-tales from Brittany by Elsie Masson, vividly illustrated by pen and ink drawings, is an enjoyable read. The usual folklore themes with Celtic influence are present and accounted for; humble peasants, magic livestock, enchanted castles, evil husbands, brave children, star-crossed lovers, and tricky fairies.

Folk Tales of Brittany, by Elsie Masson, [], full text etext at Folk Tales of Brittany: Yannik, the Fairy Child. Sacred Texts Legends and Sagas Celtic Index Previous Next. Buy this Book at Folk Tales of Brittany, by Elsie Masson, [], at p.

Chapters include: The Land, The People, and Their Story; Menhirs and Dolmens; The Fairies of Brittany; Sprites and Demons of Brittany; World Tales in Brittany; Breton Folk Tales; Popular Legends of Brittany; Hero-Tales of Brittany; The Black Art and Its Ministers; Arthurian Romance in Brittany; The Breton Lays of Marie de France; The Saints of Brittany; and Costumes and Customs of Brittany.

4/4(2). It is fiercely proud of its cultural heritage, which is Celtic. The region also speaks two languages, apart from French, Gallo and Breton which is a Celtic language closely related to Cornish and Welsh. This collection is taken from 'Folk Tales of Brittany' by Elsie Masson, with drawings by Thornton Oakley, published in Buy Folk Tales of Brittany by Elsie Masson online at Alibris.

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Chapters include The Castle Of Comorre; The Basin Of Gold And The Diamond Lance; Lady Yolanda's Thimble; The Witch Of Lok Island; Little White-Thorn And The Talking Bird; Princess Ahez And The Lost City; The Changeling; The Foster Brother; The Hunchback And The Elves; The Four Gifts; The Magic Rocks And The Beggar; The Author: Elsie Masson.

Containing a large number of local folktales and legends including the washerwomen of the night, the book was a contemporary counterpart to the Breton tales and legends of La Villemarqué’s Barzaz Breiz and, illustrative of Souvestre’s ambitions as a writer, a collection of tales he considered The Thousand and One Nights of Brittany.

A Folk Tale from Brittany If I had three hundred crowns a year, I should go and live at Quimper, where is the finest church in all Cornouailles and where all the houses have weather-cocks; if I had two hundred crowns a year, I should go and live at Carhaix, for its moorlands and game, but if I had only one hundred crowns, I should settle down at Pont-Aven, for it is there you find an abundance of everything.

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$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. Buy a cheap copy of Folk Tales of Brittany book by Elsie Masson. Free shipping over $ Books shelved as folklore-france: Peronnik by Émile Souvestre, Legends and Romances of Brittany by Lewis Spence, Perrault's Fairy Tales by Charles Perrau.

Retellings of American folktales and legends, Native American myths, weather folklore, ghost stories and more from each of the 50 United States of America. Great for school children and teachers.

Folk Tales of Brittany | This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Legends and Romances of Brittany (New York, Frederick A.

Stokes Company, ), by Lewis Spence, illust. by W. Otway Cannell (illustrated HTML at ) Filed under: Tales -- France -- Brittany.

Folk Tales of Brittany, by Elsie Masson, ed. by Amena Pendleton, illust. by Thornton Oakley (illustrated HTML with commentary at sacred.A delightful collection of folktales from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Brittany including dragons, giants, mermaids, selkies, and other strange characters.

Sources for these tales are listed in the back of the book. The book itself is a beautiful hardcover edition with an /5(6).Any mention of books and Brittany must surely start with Jules Verne (); one of the world’s most published authors and a native of the Breton port city of Nantes.

The publication of his first novel, Five Weeks in a Balloon, in heralded the start of a wonderfully productive decade, marking the appearance of, amongst others.