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Simpson, Jacqueline

Overview
Works: 85 works in 402 publications in 1 language and 12,006 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Poetry  History  Sources  Folklore 
Roles: Translator, Compiler, Editor, Collaborator, Adapter, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: GR141, 948.02
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jacqueline Simpson
A dictionary of English folklore by Jacqueline Simpson ( Book )
44 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides information on English folklore, beliefs, oral performances, and calendar customs. Includes articles on oral and performance genres such as cheese rolling, morris dancing, and rushbearing, superstitions such as crossing fingers and wishbones, beliefs like fairy rings and frog showers, and calendar customs from April Fool's Day to St. Valentine's Day
Everyday life in the Viking age by Jacqueline Simpson ( Book )
33 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Icelandic folktales and legends by Jacqueline Simpson ( Book )
17 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A translated selection devoted to supernatural beings, ghosts, and magic practices
European mythology by Jacqueline Simpson ( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 898 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 )
35 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beowulf and its analogues by Beowulf ( Book )
18 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Northmen talk; a choice of tales from Iceland by Jacqueline Simpson ( Book )
8 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sagas of the Norsemen : Viking and German myth by Loren Auerbach ( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes Gods, Goddesses, the Viking and Germanic world, tales of myths and more
The Viking world by Jacqueline Simpson ( Book )
12 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The folklore of the Welsh border by Jacqueline Simpson ( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The folklore of Sussex by Jacqueline Simpson ( Book )
7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lore of the land : a guide to England's legends, from spring-heeled Jack to the Witches of Warboys by Jennifer Westwood ( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 271 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 folklore of Discworld by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heimskringla by Snorri Sturluson ( Book )
11 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Penguin English dictionary by George Norman Garmonsway ( Book )
47 editions published between 1965 and 1984 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legends of Icelandic magicians ( Book )
7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British dragons by Jacqueline Simpson ( Book )
4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Green men & white swans by Jacqueline Simpson ( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the KING & TINKER, named after a traditional tale in which a disguised monarch surprises a local craftsman, to the EAGLE & CHILD, commemorating 'the Lathom legend', many British pub names and signs are steeped in local traditions and ancient beliefs. In GREEN MEN & WHITE SWANS, Jacqueline Simpson, one of the UK's leading folklorists, explores the fascinating stories behind the names, showing where they originated and tracing how they evolved over the years
Scandinavian folktales ( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 151 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 )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 136 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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Alternative Names
Simpson, Jacqueline
シンプソン, ジャクリーヌ
Languages
English (290)
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