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The Resource Irish folktales, edited by Henry Glassie

Irish folktales, edited by Henry Glassie

Label
Irish folktales
Title
Irish folktales
Statement of responsibility
edited by Henry Glassie
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Gathers traditional stories about kings, saints, ghosts, writers, fools, wise people, fairies, treasures, witchcraft, and the past
Member of
Cataloging source
ZQP
Dewey number
398.2/09415
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GR153.5
LC item number
.I75 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Glassie, Henry
Series statement
Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tales
  • Legends
Target audience
adult
Label
Irish folktales, edited by Henry Glassie
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1985
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-333)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The legend of Knockfierna -- Finn and his men bewitched -- The King of Ireland's son -- The baptism of Conor MacNessa -- Saint Patrick -- Saint Patrick on Inishmore -- Saint Patrick and Crom Dubh -- Saint Brigit -- Saint Columcille -- Columcille's coffin -- Saint Kevin -- Saint Finbar -- James Murray and Saint Martin -- The best road to heaven -- The man from Kilmacoliver -- The pious man -- An actual saint -- Old thorns and old priests -- Priests and farming men -- Saved by the priest -- The doom -- The right cure -- Hell and heaven -- The wolf's prophecy -- The three questions -- The farmer's answers -- Half a blanket -- The shadow of the glen -- A hungry hired boy -- The first mirror -- Robin's escape -- Jonathan Swift, Dean of Saint Patrick's Cathedral -- Daniel O'Connell -- Owen Roe O'Sullivan -- Robert Burns -- Terry the Grunter -- Thomas Moore and the tramp -- John Brodison and the policeman -- A big potato -- The fox and the ranger -- The horse's last drunk -- Hare and hound -- Sleepy pendoodle -- A medical expert from Lisnaskea -- George Armstrong's return -- The lawyer and the devil -- Coals on the devil's hearth -- No man goes beyond his day -- A light tokens the death of Mr. Corrigan -- A clock token -- The banshee cries for the O'Briens -- The banshee cries for the Boyles -- Experience of the banshee -- Grandfather's ghost -- Terrible ghosts -- The soldier in the haunted house -- Daniel Crowley and the ghosts -- Ghosts along the arney -- The grave of his fathers -- The coffin -- The capture of Bridget Purcell -- Taken -- How the shoemaker saved his wife -- The mountain elf -- Inishkeen's on fire -- The blood of Adam -- We had one of them in the house for a while -- Fairy property -- The blacksmith of Bedlam and the fairy host -- Fairy forths -- Gortdonaghy forth -- The fairies ride from Gortdonaghy to Drumane -- Lanty's new house -- Jack and the Cluricaune -- Bridget and the Lurikeen -- Fairy tales -- The fairy shilling -- The breaking of the forth -- Dreams of gold -- The castle's treasure -- The air is full of them -- The feet water -- The fairy rabbit and the blessed earth of Tory -- The cats' judgment -- Never ask a cat a question -- Cats are queer articles -- Tom Moore and the seal woman -- The swine of the gods -- A pig on the road from Gort -- The crookened back -- Maurice Griffin the fairy doctor -- Biddy Early -- The black art -- Magical theft -- Paudyeen O'Kelly and the weasel -- One queer experience -- Many a one saw what we saw -- The old times in Ireland -- The bath of the white cows -- The battle of the Ford of Biscuits -- Cromwell -- Cromwell's Bible -- Patrick Sarsfield -- Sarsfield surrenders and Rory takes to the hills -- Black Francis -- Shan Bernagh -- Willie Brennan -- Wicklow in the rising of 1798 -- The famine -- Victory in the time of famine -- Ruined by poetry -- The birth of Finn MacCumhail -- The High King of Lochlann and the Fenians of Erin -- Usheen's return to Ireland -- Fair, brown, and trembling -- The corpse watchers -- A widow's son -- Jack and Bill -- The mule -- The King of Ireland's son -- Huddon and Duddon and Donald O'Leary -- The three wished -- Willy the wisp -- The Buideach, the tinker, and the black donkey -- The man who had no story
Control code
ocm36582569
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 353 pages
Isbn
9780679774129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
398.209415 IR42 ; WN-SC-N ; STORY CENTER ; [S17BP002, #8, 1@17.95, LAP/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 36582569
  • (OCoLC)36582569
Label
Irish folktales, edited by Henry Glassie
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1985
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-333)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The legend of Knockfierna -- Finn and his men bewitched -- The King of Ireland's son -- The baptism of Conor MacNessa -- Saint Patrick -- Saint Patrick on Inishmore -- Saint Patrick and Crom Dubh -- Saint Brigit -- Saint Columcille -- Columcille's coffin -- Saint Kevin -- Saint Finbar -- James Murray and Saint Martin -- The best road to heaven -- The man from Kilmacoliver -- The pious man -- An actual saint -- Old thorns and old priests -- Priests and farming men -- Saved by the priest -- The doom -- The right cure -- Hell and heaven -- The wolf's prophecy -- The three questions -- The farmer's answers -- Half a blanket -- The shadow of the glen -- A hungry hired boy -- The first mirror -- Robin's escape -- Jonathan Swift, Dean of Saint Patrick's Cathedral -- Daniel O'Connell -- Owen Roe O'Sullivan -- Robert Burns -- Terry the Grunter -- Thomas Moore and the tramp -- John Brodison and the policeman -- A big potato -- The fox and the ranger -- The horse's last drunk -- Hare and hound -- Sleepy pendoodle -- A medical expert from Lisnaskea -- George Armstrong's return -- The lawyer and the devil -- Coals on the devil's hearth -- No man goes beyond his day -- A light tokens the death of Mr. Corrigan -- A clock token -- The banshee cries for the O'Briens -- The banshee cries for the Boyles -- Experience of the banshee -- Grandfather's ghost -- Terrible ghosts -- The soldier in the haunted house -- Daniel Crowley and the ghosts -- Ghosts along the arney -- The grave of his fathers -- The coffin -- The capture of Bridget Purcell -- Taken -- How the shoemaker saved his wife -- The mountain elf -- Inishkeen's on fire -- The blood of Adam -- We had one of them in the house for a while -- Fairy property -- The blacksmith of Bedlam and the fairy host -- Fairy forths -- Gortdonaghy forth -- The fairies ride from Gortdonaghy to Drumane -- Lanty's new house -- Jack and the Cluricaune -- Bridget and the Lurikeen -- Fairy tales -- The fairy shilling -- The breaking of the forth -- Dreams of gold -- The castle's treasure -- The air is full of them -- The feet water -- The fairy rabbit and the blessed earth of Tory -- The cats' judgment -- Never ask a cat a question -- Cats are queer articles -- Tom Moore and the seal woman -- The swine of the gods -- A pig on the road from Gort -- The crookened back -- Maurice Griffin the fairy doctor -- Biddy Early -- The black art -- Magical theft -- Paudyeen O'Kelly and the weasel -- One queer experience -- Many a one saw what we saw -- The old times in Ireland -- The bath of the white cows -- The battle of the Ford of Biscuits -- Cromwell -- Cromwell's Bible -- Patrick Sarsfield -- Sarsfield surrenders and Rory takes to the hills -- Black Francis -- Shan Bernagh -- Willie Brennan -- Wicklow in the rising of 1798 -- The famine -- Victory in the time of famine -- Ruined by poetry -- The birth of Finn MacCumhail -- The High King of Lochlann and the Fenians of Erin -- Usheen's return to Ireland -- Fair, brown, and trembling -- The corpse watchers -- A widow's son -- Jack and Bill -- The mule -- The King of Ireland's son -- Huddon and Duddon and Donald O'Leary -- The three wished -- Willy the wisp -- The Buideach, the tinker, and the black donkey -- The man who had no story
Control code
ocm36582569
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 353 pages
Isbn
9780679774129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
398.209415 IR42 ; WN-SC-N ; STORY CENTER ; [S17BP002, #8, 1@17.95, LAP/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 36582569
  • (OCoLC)36582569

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