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Folktales of the Yeats country

Eily Kilgannon

Folktales of the Yeats country

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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

      Sailing to Byzantium Introduction. William Butler Yeats was an odd duck. In a world full of Modernism, he stuck closely to traditional forms. While contemporary poets like T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound were busy breaking down the entire history of poetic form, writing poems that jammed all sorts of forms together into a poem that started to work like a great big set of Tinker Toys, Yeats stuck to. Stone Soup is a European folk story in which hungry strangers convince the people of a town to each share a small amount of their food in order to make a meal that everyone enjoys, and exists as a moral regarding the value of sharing. In varying traditions, the stone has been replaced with other common inedible objects, and therefore the fable is also known as axe soup, button soup, nail soup. Irish Fairy and Folk Tales Quotes Showing of 17 “On November Eve they are at their gloomiest, for according to the old Gaelic reckoning, this is the first night of winter. This night they dance with the ghosts, and the pooka is abroad, and witches make their spells, and girls set a table with food in the name of the devil, that the fetch Cited by:


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From School Library Journal. Folktales of the Yeats country book Grade 7 Up-- Irish folktales from Sligo near 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.

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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. I read it in a. LibraryThing Review User Review - maryoverton - LibraryThing.

From Yeats' end notes [love Paracelsus' opinion of scientists]: "It has been held by many that somewhere out of the void there is a perpetual dribble of souls; that these souls pass through many 5/5(1). texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Irish fairy and folk tales Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

Irish fairy and folk tales by Yeats, W. (William Butler), Publication date TopicsPages: Looking for books by W.B. Yeats. See all books authored by W.B. Yeats, including The Collected Poems of W.B.

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Yeats was fascinated by the myths and folklore of his native country. Compiled by Yeats inthese stories were collected around the country by a variety of historians, including Lady Wilde, the mother of Oscar : Arcturus.

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Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry bySocial 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 inYeats produced a vast collection of stories, songs, and poetry of Ireland's historical and /5(32). Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland combines two books of Irish folklore collected and edited by William Butler Yeats — Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry, first published inand Irish Fairy Tales, published in In this delightful gathering of legend and song, the familiar characters of Irish myth come to life: the mercurial Pages: THE CLASSIC ONE-VOLUME INTRODUCTION TO IRELAND'S RICH FOLKLORE: WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS'S MAGICAL SELECTION OF TRADITIONAL IRISH FAIRY AND FOLK TALES Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland combines two books of Irish folklore collected and edited by William Butler Yeats -- Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry, first published inand Irish Fairy Tales, published in   William Butler Yeats ( - ) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature.

A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, he helped to found the Abbey Theatre, and in his later years served as an Irish Senator for two terms, and was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival along with Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn and others, founded /5(2).

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Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No d/w. First Edition. xviii + pp + 6pp Book list; Yeats' second published book, No. 32 of Camelot Series; Lacks ff.e.p.

and no arrata slip; Covers bumped with fraying to corners and head and tail of spine are chipped with small loss; Spine cracked along edges and there is a small closed tear. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Fairy and folk tales of the Irish peasantry by Yeats, W.

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Amazon Price /5(39). ‎Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland combines two books of Irish folklore collected and edited by William Butler Yeats Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry, first published inand Irish Fairy Tales, published in In this delightful gathering of legend and song, the familiar /5(8).Two books by W.B.

Yeats have been of much value—"Irish Fairy and Folk Tales" and "The Celtic Twilight." Of the former Mr. Yeats is the editor, rather than, in a strict sense, the author, though it contains some of his own work, and his introduction, notes, and other comments are of great interest.The Irish poet and senator William Butler Yeats () was one of those who compiled selections of Irish folktales and drew poetic inspiration from the folklore.

Then, a hundred years ago there were several times as many books of Irish fairytales and folktales and legends and humorous stories than those listed below.