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Westwood, Jennifer 1940-2008

Works: 10 works in 32 publications in 1 language and 1,908 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Fairy tales  Miscellanea 
Classifications: PZ8.1.W54, 398.2452974442
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Publications by Jennifer Westwood
Publications by Jennifer Westwood, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jennifer Westwood
The Star Child : a fairy tale by Oscar Wilde( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
A Star-Child whose beauty has caused him to grow proud, cruel, and selfish denies that an ugly beggar woman is his mother. Learning he is wrong, he vows to search for her throughout the world
Going to Squintum's : a foxy folk tale by Jennifer Westwood( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
A sly fox travels the countryside and collects a series of animals in his sack before he meets his match
Medieval tales by Jennifer Westwood( Book )
6 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Sixteen enduring tales from medieval England and France: The Tale of Chanticleer: The dragon of Rhodes; The Nightingale; The loathly lady; The knight with the two swords; Sir Launfal; The three young men and death; How Ysengrin the Wolf was taught to fish; Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; The alchemist; The two lovers; The three plagues of Britain; Aucassin and Nicolette; The Devil and the Summoner; The death of Roland; and Sir Orfeo
The lore of the land : a guide to England's legends, from spring-heeled Jack to the Witches of Warboys by Jennifer Westwood( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 264 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
Gilgamesh & other Babylonian tales by Jennifer Westwood( Book )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Dramatic and meaningful introduction to Sumerian and Babylonian mythology. Includes stories describing the creation, the Flood, the Sumerian love-goddess' visit to the underworld, and the priest-king's failure to win the gift of immortality
The lore of Scotland : a guide to Scottish legends by Jennifer Westwood( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Scotland's rich past and varied landscape have inspired an extraordinary array of legends and beliefs, and in "The Lore of Scotland" Jennifer Westwood and Sophia Kingshill bring together many of the finest and most intriguing: stories of heroes and bloody feuds, tales of giants, fairies, and witches, and accounts of local customs and traditions. Their range extends right across the country, from the Borders with their haunting ballads, via Glasgow, site of St. Mungo's miracles, to the fateful battlefield of Culloden, and finally to the Shetlands, home of the seal-people. More than simply retelling these stories, "The Lore of Scotland" explores their origins, showing how and when they arose and investigating what basis - if any - they have in historical fact. In the process, it uncovers the events that inspired Shakespeare's "Macbeth," probes the claim that Mary King's Close is the most haunted street in Edinburgh, and examines the surprising truth behind the fame of the MacCrimmons, Skye's unsurpassed bagpipers. Moreover, it reveals how generations of Picts, Vikings, Celtic saints and Presbyterian reformers shaped the myriad tales that still circulate, and, from across the country, it gathers together legends of such renowned figures as Sir William Wallace, St Columba, and the great warrior Fingal. The result is a thrilling journey through Scotland's legendary past and an endlessly fascinating account of the traditions and beliefs that play such an important role in its heritage
Tales and legends by Jennifer Westwood( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
The fabled coast : legends and traditions from the seas and shores of Britain and Ireland by Sophia Kingshill( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
The fabled coast : legends & traditions from around the shores of Britain & Ireland by Sophia Kingshill( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Country lore and legends by Jennifer Westwood( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
From stone-throwing Cornish giants to a haunted Northumberland mine, from the ghostly Mistletoe Bride of Oxfordshire to the 'bloody hand' in a Kent church, here are the myths, legends and supernatural stories that have been passed down through the generations all over England. Containing tales of fairies, hobgoblins, spectral huntsmen, black dogs, bogey beasts, screaming skulls and clanging bells, as well as real and mythical figures such as King Arthur, Robin Hood, St George, Boadicea and Dick Turpin, this is a magical journey through England's legendary past. Generations of inhabitants have helped shape the English countryside - but it has profoundly shaped us too. It has provoked a huge variety of responses from artists, writers, musicians and people who live and work on the land - as well as those who are travelling through it. English Journeys celebrates this long tradition with a series of twenty books on all aspects of the countryside, from stargazey pie and country churches, to man's relationship with nature and songs celebrating the patterns of the countryside (as well as ghosts and love-struck soldiers)
Alternative Names

controlled identity Chandler, Jennifer, 1940-2008

Fulcher, Jennifer Beatrice, 1940-2008
English (31)
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