Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry: (Forgotten Books)

B. Yeats, W.

Verlag: Forgotten Books, 2007
ISBN 10: 160506145X / ISBN 13: 9781605061450
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"This is an anthology of Irish folklore, edited by W. B. Yeats. Many of these stories are from books which are archived at this site; some are from books which have yet to be converted to etext or now-rare source material. He selected many of the best (and often funniest) tales from other writers such as Lady Wilde, Croker, Lover, Hyde, and Carelton. Yeats wrote introductory material and notes to many of these stories. " (Quote from sacred-texts.com)

Table of Contents:

Publisher's Preface; Introduction; The Trooping Fairies; The Fairies; Frank Martin And The Fairies; The Priest's Supper; The Fairy Well Of Lagnanay; Teig O'kane (tadhg O CÁthÁn) And The Corpse ; Paddy Corcoran's Wife; Cusheen Loo; The White Trout; A Legend Of Cong; The Fairy Thorn; The Legend Of Knockgrafton; A Donegal Fairy; Changelings; The Brewery Of Egg-shells; The Fairy Nurse; Jamie Freel And The Young Lady; The Stolen Child; The Merrow; The Soul Cages; Flory Cantillon's Funeral; Lepracaun. Cluricaun. Far Darrig; The Lepracaun; Or Fairy Shoemaker; Master And Man; Far Darrig In Donegal; The Pooka; The Piper And The Puca; Daniel O'rourke; The Kildare Pooka ; The Banshee; How Thomas Connolly Met The Banshee; A Lamentation; The Banshee Of The Mac Carthys; Ghosts; A Dream; Grace Connor; A Legend Of Tyrone; The Black Lamb ; Song Of The Ghost; The Radiant Boy; The Fate Of Frank M'kenna; Witches, Fairy Doctors; Bewitched Butter (donegal); A Queen's County Witch ; The Witch Hare; Bewitched Butter (queen's County) ; The Horned Women ; The Witches' Excursion ; The Confessions Of Tom Bourke; The Pudding Bewitched; T'yeer-na-n-oge; The Legend Of O'donoghue ; Rent-day; Loughleagh (lake Of Healing) ; Hy-brasail--the Isle Of The Blest; The Phantom Isle; Saints, Priests; The Priest's Soul ; The Priest Of Coloony; The Story Of The Little Bird ; Conversion Of King Laoghair's Daughters; King O'toole And His Goose; The Demon Cat ; The Long Spoon ; The Countess Kathleen O'shea ; The Three Wishes; Giants; The Giant's Stairs ; A Legend Of Knockmany; The Twelve Wild Geese ; The Lazy Beauty And Her Aunts ; The Haughty Princess ; The Enchantment Of Gearoidh Iarla; Munachar And Manachar; Donald And His Neighbours; The Jackdaw; The Story Of Conn-eda; Or The Golden Apples Of Lough Erne ; Notes; Gods Of The Earth.--par. 5,; Sir Samuel Ferguson; Cusheen Loo; Legend Of Knockgrafton; Stolen Child; Solitary Fairies; Banshee's Cry; Omens; A Witch Trial; T'yeer-na-n-oge; The Ganconer Or Gancanagh [gean-canach]; Father John O'hart; Shoneen And Sleiveen; Demon Cat; A Legend Of Knockmany; Some Authorities On Irish Folk-lore; Endnotes

About the Publisher:

Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, Esoteric and Mythology. www.forgottenbooks.org

Forgotten Books is about sharing information, not about making money. All books are priced at wholesale prices. We are also the only publisher we know of to print in large sans-serif font, which is proven to make the text easier to read and put less strain on your eyes.

Über den Autor: About the Author:

"William Butler Yeats (pronounced /jets/; 13 June 1865 ? 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist, and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature. He was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival, and together with Lady Gregory and Edward Martyn founded the Abbey Theatre, and served as its chief during its early years. A pillar of the Irish literary establishment in his later years, Yeats was an Irish Senator for two terms. In 1923, he was awarded a Nobel Prize in Literature for what the Nobel Committee described as "inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation". Yeats is generally considered one of the few writers whose greatest works were completed after being awarded the Nobel Prize; such works include The Tower (1928) and The Winding Stair and Other Poems (1929).

Yeats was educated in Dublin, but spent his childhood in Sligo. He studied poetry in his youth, and from an early age was fascinated by both Irish legends and the occult. These topics feature in the first phase of his work, which lasted roughly until the turn of the century. His earliest volume of verse was published in 1900, and these slowly paced and lyrical poems display debts to Edmund Spenser and Percy Bysshe Shelley, as well as to the lyricism of the Pre-Raphaelite poets. From 1900, Yeats' poetry grew more physical and realistic renouncing the transcendentalism of his youth, though he remained preoccupied with physical and spiritual masks and cyclical theories of life. Over the years Yeats adopted many different ideological positions, including, in the words of the critic Michael Valdez Moses, "those of radical nationalist, classical liberal, reactionary conservative and Nihilists"." (Quote from wikipedia.org)

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