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Excerpt from Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales

In making my selection I have chiefly tried to make the stories characteristic. It would have been easy, especially from Kennedy, to have made up a volume entirely filled with Grimm's Goblins a la Celtique. But one can have too much even of that very good thing, and I have therefore avoided as far as possible the more familiar formula of folk-tale literature. To do this I had to withdraw from the English-speaking Pale both in Scotland and Ireland, and I laid down the rule to include only tales that have been taken down from Celtic peasants ignorant of English.

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Title:Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales (Classic Reprint)
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:308 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.65 in
Shipping dimensions:308 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.65 in
Published:April 12, 2017
Publisher:FB&C Ltd
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781451000740

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