Traditional Tales

Allan Cunningham (Author) Tim Killick (Editor)
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Description

Allan Cunningham's Traditional Tales is a selection of folk stories steeped in the traditions and popular literature of southern Scotland and northern England. Originally published in 1822, this was one of the earliest collections of folktales ever produced in Britain. Operating within the debateable land between fact and fancy, mixing the natural and supernatural, they blur the distinction between the oral traditions of the distant past and emerging ideas of literature and modernity. Cunningham's Traditional Tales form an essential part of folkloric history, as well as being fascinating stories in their own right.

Product Details

Price
£12.50  £11.62
Publisher
Association for Scottish Literary Studies
Publish Date
19 June 2012
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9781906841089
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