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A dictionary of English folklore

Author: Jacqueline Simpson; Stephen Roud
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Series: Oxford paperback reference
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Folklore ranges from the bizarre to the seemingly mundane, and is as much a feature of the technological age as the ancient world. With 1250 entries, from dragons to Mother Goose, this work provides  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Simpson; Stephen Roud
ISBN: 0198603983 9780198603986
OCLC Number: 46951936
Description: vii, 412 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: ENTRIES INCLUDE: ADDERS, ASTROLOGY; BROWNIES; CHANGELINGS; DEVIL'S HOOFPRINTS; FOOTBALL; GRIMM BROTHERS; HAG-RIDING; JENNY GREENTEETH; LADYBIRDS; MR FOX; NOSEBLEEDS; PHANTOM COACH/SHIP; ROLLRIGHT STONES; SEVEN WHISTLERS; TOOTH FAIRY; V-SIGN; WISHBONE
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference
Other Titles: English folklore
Responsibility: Jacqueline Simpson & Steve Roud.
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