Fairy Lore

Fairy Lore

A Handbook

Book - 2006
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Fairy lore concerns beliefs about elves, dwarfs, gnomes, trolls, mermaids, brownies, pixies, leprechauns, and many other beings found in world folklore. Written for students and general readers, this book is an introduction to fairy lore from around the world. The handbook defines and classifies types of fairies, provides numerous examples and texts, overviews scholarship, and discusses the role of fairies in art, film, and popular culture. It closes with a glossary and a bibliography of print and electronic resources.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006
ISBN: 9780313042003
0313042004
9780313333491
0313333491
Branch Call Number: GR549 .A85 2006
Characteristics: 229 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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