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Welsh folklore and folk-custom

by T. Gwynn Jones

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Published by D. S. Brewer, Rowman & Littlefield in Cambridge [Eng.], Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wales,
  • Wales.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Wales,
    • Wales -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      StatementT. Gwynn Jones.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR150 .J6 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationliv, 255 p. ;
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4191847M
      ISBN 100847661857
      LC Control Number80470470

      The Welsh word dan means fire; dan also means a lure; the compound word suggests a luring elf-fire. The Breton Sand Yan y Tad (St. John and Father) [Keightley 'Fairy Mythology,' ] is a double ignis fatuus fairy, carrying at its finger-ends five lights, which spin round like a wheel. The negroes of the southern seaboard states of America. In British Goblins () Wirt Sikes, the United States consul to Cardiff from to , describes the mythology and legends of Wales, a land steeped in folklore. (Considering its geographic focus, why the book is not simply called Welsh Goblins remains a mystery.) The first section of the book concerns the fairies, which are known as “y Tylwyth Teg” in Welsh, .

      Welsh Folklore and Folk-Custom has been out of print for many years, and reissuing the book now is a great service on the part of Arthur ap Gwynn (T. Gwynn Jones's son) and the companies of D. S. Brewer and Rowman and Littlefield.' It has been reproduced exactly as it . Fairy Tale Stories Children's Fairy Tales Fairies Picture Novels Blog About Welsh Fairy Tales and Folklore "In a certain sense Wales may be spoken of as the cradle of fairy legend" (Sikes). As with Celtic fairy tales in General Welsh fairy tales have a beautiful sense of wonder and magic because most often focused around human enounters with fairies.

      Wirt Sikes was a journalist, poet, diplomat, and a pioneer in the study of the folklore and folk customs of Wales. In this extraordinary book, he presents an array of fairies, giants, ghosts, monsters, devils, changelings, calendar customs, rites of passage and songs — all with the freshness of an American immersed in the rich and fascinating culture of Wales. Welsh Fairytales and Other Stories () Welsh Fairytales and Other Stories, collected and edited by P.H. Emerson; ; D. Nutt, London. Collection of stories told to the author during his stay in Anglesey during the winter of , mostly involving fairies in some form or other, and either the finding or losing of money.


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Out of 5 stars More Welsh folk custom than folk lore Reviewed in the United States on August 4, I prefer John Rhys two volume set of Welsh and Manx folklore to this because he did more legwork collecting the stories and customs face to face than by poring over old books but T. Gwynn Jones put together a good compilation of Welsh Cited by: I prefer John Rhys two volume set of Welsh and Manx folklore to this because he did more legwork collecting the stories and customs face to face than by poring over old books but T.

Gwynn Jones put together a good compilation of Welsh folklore and folk customs here/5. Welsh folklore and folk-custom, Hardcover – January 1, by T. Gwynn Jones (Author)4/5(1). Try the new Google Welsh folklore and folk-custom book.

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Welsh Folklore and Folk Custom by Jones, T. Gwynn and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Gillian Clarke, the national poet of Wales, draws on a tradition older than books in her pick of beautiful, funny and moving Welsh myths, from the familiar - King Arthur and the Sword in the Stone - to the wonderfully weird.

Welsh mythology is the mythology of the people of the principality of Wales which is part of the mythology of the Brythonic people. These were the ancient Britons who inhabited the British Isles, including Cornwall, Ireland and Brittany the Isle of Man, and the.

Welsh mythology consists of both folk traditions developed in Wales, and traditions developed by the Celtic Britons elsewhere before the end of the first millennium.

As in most of the predominantly oral societies of prehistoric Britain, Welsh mythology and history were recorded orally by specialists such as druids (Welsh: derwyddon). Possibly the most important record of early myth, legend, folklore and language of Wales is contained within The Mabinogion.

The Mabinogion is a collection of eleven stories translated from medieval Welsh manuscripts including tales of pre-Christian Celtic mythology. Unlike the English, Welsh people are Celtic descendants. The collection folktales form Wales consists of one book with 24 folktales.

Welsh Fairy-Tales And Other Stories. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jones, T. Gwynn (Thomas Gwynn), Welsh folklore and folk-custom. Cambridge [Eng.]: D.S. Brewer ; Totowa, N.J. The Mabinogion is based upon a 14th century manuscript known as ‘Red book of Hergest’.

The work is a collection of eleven tales of early Welsh literature and draws upon the mystical word of the Celtic people intertwining myths, folklore, tradition and history.

These tales are thought to have a much more ancient provenance, being passed down. Welsh folklore and folk-custom by T. Gwynn Jones Published by Methuen in : ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Methuen, A reissue of the book published in pages including index.

Clean and bright. The dust jacket is price-clipped, and in a non-removable plastic cover. Owner's name on front endpaper.

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Aderyn y corph is also Welsh for the screech owl or brown owl. Welsh Folklore Cockatrice Books brings you fiction and non-fiction celebrating the folk heritage of Wales. First chosen as winner of the National Eisteddfod inand subsequently revised for publication inElias Owen’s study of Welsh folklore is a rich amalgam of scholarship and personal recollection.

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