WorldCat Identities

Simpson, Jacqueline

Overview
Works: 90 works in 439 publications in 8 languages and 12,512 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Poetry  History  Sources  Folklore  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Contributor, Adapter, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: DL31, 948.02
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jacqueline Simpson
Everyday life in the Viking age by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

34 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in English and Russian and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of English folklore by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

42 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,090 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 )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 852 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 )

57 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and German and held by 827 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 by H. R. Ellis Davidson( Book )

26 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and held by 617 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 532 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 507 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 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The folklore of Sussex by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 413 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 : legends, myths, and customs from the Discworld with helpful hints from planet Earth by Terry Pratchett( Book )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A beginner's guide to British and European folklore as reflected, celebrated and affectionately libelled in the phenomenally successful Discworld series. Co-written by Terry Pratchett and renowned British folklorist Jacqueline Simpson." -- Provided by publisher
Heimskringla: the Olaf sagas by Snorri Sturluson( Book )

27 editions published between 1961 and 1978 in English and held by 296 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 )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 274 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
Green men & white swans by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the stories behind many British pub names
Legends of Icelandic magicians( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British dragons by Jacqueline Simpson( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scandinavian folktales( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of approximately 175 Scandinavian folktales
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 125 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."--Jacket
Penguin-Hellenews Anglo-Hellēnikon lexikon( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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 Discworld : legends, myths, and customs from the Discworld with helpful hints from planet EarthThe lore of the land : a guide to England's legends, from spring-heeled Jack to the Witches of Warboys