Celtic Fairy Tales
by Joseph Jacobs
Publisher: David Nutt 1892
Number of pages: 308
Charming fairies and naughty trolls are brought alive by the lyrical prose. Celtic culture has long been known for its emphasis on good storytelling. Here is a chance to survey some of the best traditional fairy tales, collected over one hundred years ago by a leading folklorist.
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by Yei Theodora Ozaki - Houghton Mifflin Company
I have invented none of these stories. They are taken from many sources, and in clothing them with an English dress my work has been that of adapter rather than translator. In picturesqueness of conception Japanese stories yield the palm to none.
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A collection of fairy tales by the well-known writer features such popular tales as The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Real Princess, The Shoes of Fortune, The Snow Queen, The Bell, The Old House, The Happy Family, The Story of a Mother, etc.
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