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Simpson, Jacqueline

Overview
Works: 86 works in 461 publications in 5 languages and 12,591 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Poetry  History  Sources  Folklore  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Contributor, Adapter, Compiler, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: DL31, 948.02
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Most widely held works by Jacqueline Simpson
Everyday life in the Viking age by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

37 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in English and Russian and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of English folklore by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

40 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of alphabetically arranged entries that provide information on various aspects of English folklore
Icelandic folktales and legends by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A translated selection devoted to supernatural beings, ghosts, and magic practices
European mythology by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and German and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents beliefs, stories, and thought patterns concerned with supernatural beliefs in Britain, France, Greece, Germany, Russia, and Scandinavia
The Macmillan dictionary of historical slang by Eric Partridge( Book )

53 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawn from the Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, with the emphasis on the expressions used or coined before 1914
Beowulf and its analogues( Book )

26 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Northmen talk; a choice of tales from Iceland by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sagas of the Norsemen : Viking and German myth by Loren Auerbach( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes Gods, Goddesses, the Viking and Germanic world, tales of myths and more
The Viking world by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The folklore of the Welsh border by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The folklore of Sussex by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales from Sussex. It includes such colourful themes as lost bells, buried treasures, dragons, fairies and the devil
The folklore of Discworld by Terry Pratchett( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Pratchett joins up with a leading folklorist to reveal the legends, myths and customs of Discworld, together with helpful hints from Planet Earth. Most of us grew up having always known when to touch wood or cross our fingers, and what happens when a princess kisses a frog or a boy pulls a sword from a stone, yet sadly some of these things are beginning to be forgotten
The lore of the land : a guide to England's legends, from spring-heeled Jack to the Witches of Warboys by Jennifer Chandler( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stop off at any English village or town or wander through the countryside and you will almost certainly brush up against some deep-rooted local myth or legend. This text looks at some of these stories, county by county, explaining when they date from, how they arose and what basis, if any, they have in fact
The Penguin English dictionary by George Norman Garmonsway( Book )

54 editions published between 1965 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green men & white swans by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the stories behind many British pub names
British dragons by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends of Icelandic magicians( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heimskringla by Snorri Sturluson( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1974 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scandinavian folktales( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin book of ghosts : [the spectres, apparitions and phantoms that haunt The lore of the land] by Jennifer Westwood( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"England's history echoes with stories of unquiet spirits and hauntings, of headless highwaymen and grey ladies, of indelible bloodstains and premonitions of death. Here, county by county and place by place, Jennifer Westwood and Jacqueline Simpson gather together all the most interesting supernatural tales from The Lore of the Land. From a ghostly army marching across Cumbria and landlords' appeals against rates (because no one will rent their haunted houses), to Francis Drake's drum summoning him when England is in danger, these fascinating and unforgettable stories are part of our legendary past - and present."--BOOK JACKET
 
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A dictionary of English folklore
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Jacqueline Simpson British folklorist

Simpson, Jacqueline

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Icelandic folktales and legendsThe Macmillan dictionary of historical slangBeowulf and its analoguesSagas of the Norsemen : Viking and German mythThe folklore of the Welsh borderThe folklore of SussexThe folklore of DiscworldThe lore of the land : a guide to England's legends, from spring-heeled Jack to the Witches of Warboys