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Ancient legends of Ireland

Wilde Lady

Ancient legends of Ireland

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Published by O"Gorman Ltd in Ireland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- Ireland.,
  • Legends -- Ireland.,
  • Ireland -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLady Wilde ; illustrated by Marlene Ekman.
    ContributionsBarry, Sheila Anne., Wilde, Lady, 1826-1896., Wilde, Lady, 1826-1896., Wilde, Lady, 1826-1896.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination347p. ;
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16198141M


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Wonderful l classic of both the clear facts and numinous spirit of ancient Irish beliefs and folk customs. These 'stories' were collected and written up by Lady Francesca Speranza Wilde, mother of the famous playwright, Oscar. They were given to her 'word of mouth' by the Irish 'folk of the land', of her day.

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Absolutely charming collection of 19th Century Irish fairy lore. Really hits its groove when it settles into a tone of campfire-tale creepiness about halfway through: A young girl from Innis-Sark had a lover, a fine young fellow, who met his death by an accident, to her great grief and sorrow/5.

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