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Description - Irish Folk Tales by Henry Glassie

Robust and funny, sorrowful and heroic, this collection of 125 lively tales tells the story of Ireland. Spanning the centuries from the first wars of the ancient Irish kings through the Celtic Renaissance of Yeats to our own time, they are set in cities, villages, fields and forestsfrom the wild Gaelic western coast to the modern streets of Dublin and Belfast. Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780679774129
ISBN-10: 0679774122
Format: Paperback
(240mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Pages: 353
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Henry Glassie

Henry Glassie is a folklorist and emeritus College Professor of Folklore at Indiana University. He has written nearly twenty books on folklore of the areas of Ireland, Turkey, Bangladesh, and the United States, three of which have been named by The New York Times as "Notable Books of the Year." Glassie served as the state folklorist for Pennsylvania, received a Guggenheim Fellowship, and was a president of the American Folklore Society and the Vernacular Architecture Forum. He was nominated to the National Council on the Humanities by President Bill Clinton on which he served in 2001.

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