eBook The Folklore of Sussex (The Folklore of the British Isles series) download
by Jacqueline Simpson
Author: Jacqueline Simpson
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services (December 1973)
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Focusing on Sussex County in southeast England, this book examines the folklore of the area. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
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FOLKLORE of SUSSEX FOLKLORE of SUSSEX JACQUELINE SIMPSON Cover illustrations by John Gay Galsworthy Originally published by . In his monumental work The British Folklorists (London, 1968), Professor Richard M. Dorson sadly refers to the ‘fading of the British folklore movement’ at the time of the First World War. Later he pays tribute to the work of Katharine Briggs, Iona and Peter Opie, and one or two other scholars.
Focusing on Sussex County in southeast England, this book examines the folklore of the area, such as the seasonal customs, traditions, rituals, and taboos.
English folklore is the folk tradition which has developed in England over a number of centuries. Some stories can be traced back to their roots, while the origin of others is uncertain or disputed
English folklore is the folk tradition which has developed in England over a number of centuries. Some stories can be traced back to their roots, while the origin of others is uncertain or disputed. England abounds with folklore, in all forms, from such obvious manifestations as the traditional Robin Hood tales, the Brythonic-inspired Arthurian legend, to contemporary urban legends and monsters such as the Beast of Bodmin Moor.
Simpson studied English Literature and Medieval Icelandic at Bedford College, University of London.
In 2010 she was appointed Visiting Professor of Folklore at the Sussex Centre of Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy at the University of Chichester, West Sussex. She has a particular interest in local legends (as opposed to international fairy tales), and has published collections of this genre from Iceland, Scandinavia in general, and England (the latter in collaboration with the late Jennifer Westwood). Green Men and White Swans: the Folklore of British Pub Names, Random House Books (2010) ISBN 1-84794-515-5.
Sussex, though near London and nowadays extensively urbanised, has a rich heritage of traditional local stories, customs and . This book, when it was first published in 1973, was the first to be entirely devoted to Sussex folklore.
Sussex, though near London and nowadays extensively urbanised, has a rich heritage of traditional local stories, customs and beliefs.
Folklore of Sussex by Jacqueline Simpson. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. The Folklore of the Cotswolds by Katharine Mary Briggs. The Folklore of the Isle of Man (The Folklore of the British Isles) by Margaret Killip. The folklore of the Lake District (The Folklore of the British Isles) by Marjorie Rowling. The folklore of the Scottish Highlands by Anne Ross.
Dr Jacqueline Simpson is a long-standing member and office-holder on the committee of the Folklore Society. Her publications include British Dragons, Folklore of Sussex, Scandinavian Folktales, and (with Jennifer Westwood) The Lore of the Land: A Guide to England's Legends. Библиографические данные. The Folklore of Discworld.