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Stories from Wales

Author: Gwyn Jones
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford children's myths and legends.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects eighteen fables and legends originating from Wales, including "Pwyll and Pryderi," "How Trystan won Esyllt," and "High Eden."
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Anthologie
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gwyn Jones
ISBN: 9780192728586 019272858X
OCLC Number: 267169340
Description: 240 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: The four branches of story --
Pwyll and Pryderi --
I The marriage of Pwyll and Rhiannon --
II The birth of Pryderi --
The story of Branwen --
The trials of Dyfed --
Lleu and the flowerface --
The British Arthur --
The quest for Olwen --
The destiny --
At Arthur's court --
In search of Olwen --
Fulfilling tasks --
The sword of Wrnach the Giant --
The oldest animals --
The lame ant --
The beard of Dillus the Bearded --
The everlasting battle --
The tusk of Ysgithyrwyn --
The hunting of the Otherworld boar --
The blood of the Black Witch --
Culhwch marries Olwen --
How Tristan won Esyllt --
Rhitta of the Beards --
The dream of Rhonabwy --
Tales old and new --
The dream of Macsen Wledig --
The three plagues of Britain --
Collen and the fair small folk --
The lad who returned from Faerye --
Where Arthur sleeps --
The aged infant --
The woman of Llyn-y-Fan --
The meeting --
The parting --
The sequel --
Eight leaves of story --
The three staunch swineherds of Britain --
The sigh of Gwyddno Long-shank --
Baglan the builder --
A harp on the water --
The man who killed his greyhound --
The sun of Llanfabon --
Red-hat otter --
Cadwalader and all his goats --
The Salt Welsh Sea --
High Eden.
Series Title: Oxford children's myths and legends.
Responsibility: Gwyn Jones.

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Stories from Wales is filled with tales of love, loyalty, greed and jealousy that come from the mountains and valleys of Wales. From Pwyll, the prince of Dyfed, to Arthur's court, they tell of a  Read more...

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The eloquent, gusty flamboyance of Gwyn Jones sweeps you along with it. The Irish Press It is beautifully written, combining exquisite grace, charm and humour with the full vigour of the tales ... Read more...

 
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