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Scottish folk tales in Gaelic and English

Iain MacKinnon

Scottish folk tales in Gaelic and English

by Iain MacKinnon

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Published by JMK Consultancy in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Parallel Gaelic and English text.

Statementnarrated by Iain MacKinnon ; edited by Barbara MacAskill.
ContributionsMacAskill, Barbara.
The Physical Object
Pagination(120)p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15210466M
ISBN 101873603002
OCLC/WorldCa24715672

The telling of folktales in Scotland comes from an oral tradition that blends rich imagination with verbal artistry. Kate Crackernuts and the two herdsmen of Lochbuie, the Black Laird and the Milk-white Doo, Oisean, Mac Iain Direach and the wonders of the Whuppity Stoorie - these are some of the colourful myths and legends that survive from Scotland's turbulent past/5. A birthday book: in Gaelic and English: selected from "Ossian", Sheriff Nicolson's "Proverbs," and other sources English and Gaelic Topics: Tales, Scottish Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic literature, English literature. Gaelic Books. Folk songs, Scottish Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic poetry -- Translations into Gaelic Books. 1, K. Old.

Scottish Fairy Tales. and I expect you to enjoy them as hundreds and hundreds of Irish and Scottish children have already enjoyed them—without knowing or wondering why. LOUEY CHISHOLM. Download Celtic Tales here in pdf format: A Little Book of Christmas By John Kendrick Bangs () (pdf) The Gold Thread and Wee Davie. Buy a cheap copy of Folklore of the Scottish Highlands book by Anne Ross. The folklore of the Scottish Highlands is unique and very much alive. Dr Anne Ross, a Gaelic-speaking Celtic scholar and archaeologist, has lived and worked in Free shipping over $Cited by: 3.

Gaelic Ghosts: Tales of the Supernatural from Scotland by. Sorche Nic Leodhas, Tales of the Supernatural from Scotland. Write a review. Doria rated it really liked it. Cute folk tales with just enough Scottish flair. I'll be sticking this into my son's "free reads" stack for school at some point/5.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Folk tales and fairy lore in Gaelic and .


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Scottish folk tales circulated through the mouths of peasants, but were welcomed by all. The folklore of Scotland is a tapestry of culture and history, but more importantly, a portal for the imagination.

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A brownie or broonie (), also known as a brùnaidh or gruagach (Scottish Gaelic), is a household spirit from British folklore that is said to come out at night while the owners of the house are asleep and perform various chores and farming tasks. The human owners of the house must leave a bowl of milk or cream or some other offering for the brownie, usually by the ng: Legendary creature.

Folklore, Folktales, and Fairy Tales. from Scotland a digital library assembled by Traditional Tales of the English and Scottish Peasantry. Vol. London: Taylor and Hessey, Folk Tales and Fairy Lore in Gaelic and English. Collected from oral tradition. Edited with introduction and notes by. Cú Chulainn, also spelled Cú Chulaind or Cúchulainn (/ k uː ˈ k ʌ l ɪ n / koo-HUL-in, Irish: [kuːˈxʊlˠɪnʲ] (); "Culann's Hound") and sometimes known in English as Cuhullin, is an Irish mythological demigod who appears in the stories of the Ulster Cycle, as well as in Scottish and Manx mythology.

He is believed to be an incarnation of the Irish god Lugh, who is also his father. Scottish mythology is the collection of myths that have emerged throughout the history of Scotland, Donald Mackenzie in his book Scottish Wonder Tales from Myth and Legend states that the goddesses of the Scottish myths are not the same oral tradition which was interpreted from Gaelic to English by James Macpherson in the Ossian stories.

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Scottish Folklore Anthologies. An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales by Theresa Breslin. I love this oversized book with its gorgeous illustrations. Collections are great for kids who want to get a comprehensive view of the folklore from a particular geographic region.

Folk Tales and Fairy Lore in Gaelic and English: Collected from Oral Tradition. Edinburgh: J. Grant, MacGregor, Alasdair Alpin, saml. The Peat-Fire Flame: Folk-Tales and Traditions of the Highlands and Islands.

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Yeats []. Scottish folktales and legends. Most of the tales are updated somewhat. Read Celtic fairy tales from Joseph Jacobs, Andrew Lang and other famous authors. Explore full list of Celtic fairy tales now. About: The Celtic nation has a rich history of folklore, with Celtic folk tales, fairy tales, and mythology that has remained popular for years, largely because of the imaginative and compelling world contained in the legends.

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Free UK shipping on orders over £ From an independent business with over 30 years experience.Vol. 1. A-Da -- Vol. 2. Da-Mi -- Vol. 3. Mi-U. Proper names. A short account of the principal persons and places mentioned in old Gaelic folk-tales and poetry Topics: Scottish Gaelic language, Names, Scottish Gaelic, Names, Scottish Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic language.There are animal tales, stories of the fairies of Scotland including Brownies, Bogles, Kelpies, Mermaids and others, and tales of Witches and of Giants.

While many of the themes are similar to other European folk-tales, this collection emphasizes specifically Scottish aspects of the stories.