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Scottish tradition : a collection of Scottish folk literature / edited by David Buchan.

Publication:
London, [England] ; New York, New York : Routledge, 2015.
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Folklore
Routledge Library Editions : Folklore ; Volume 13
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (274 p.)
Subjects:
Folk literature, Scottish.
Folk literature, Scottish -- History and criticism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Scottish folk literature is characterised by a wide range of creative expression: story, song, play and proverb. This anthology, first published in 1984, provides an authoritative introduction to Scottish folk literature, and is unique in that it deals with all the genres intrinsic to Scottish tradition. Its selected texts offer an unusual and diverse enjoyment to the reader, including such forms as wonder tales or Märhcen, classical ballads, riddles, jocular tales, lyric and comic and occupational folksongs, rhymes, historical and supernatural legends, and guisers' plays. The texts chosen cov
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Folk Literature: Introduction; 1 Folk Narrative; 2 Folksong; 3 Folksay; 4 Folk Drama; Abbreviations; Bibliographies and Notes; Glossary; Afterword and Acknowledgments; Indexes
Notes:
Includes index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Buchan, David, 1939- editor.
ISBN:
1-138-84561-2
1-315-73079-0
1-317-55005-6
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