More English Fairy Tales (Classic Reprint)

December 20, 2018|
More English Fairy Tales (Classic Reprint) by Joseph Jacobs
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Excerpt from More English Fairy Tales

Then as to using tales in Lowland Scotch, whereat a Saturday Reviewer, whose identity and fatherland were not difficult to guess, was so shocked. Scots a dialect of English Scots tales the same as English Horror and Philistinism Was the Reviewer's outcry. Matter of fact, is my reply, which will only confirm him, I fear, in his convictions. Yet I appeal to him, why make a difference between tales told on different sides of the Border? A tale told in Durham or Cumberland in a dialect which only Dr. Murray could distinguish from Lowland Scotch, would on all hands be allowed to be English. The same tale told a few miles farther North, why should we refuse it the same qualification? A tale in Henderson is English: why not a tale in Chambers, the majority of whose tales are to be found also south of the Tweed?

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Title:More English Fairy Tales (Classic Reprint)
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:278 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.58 in
Shipping dimensions:278 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.58 in
Published:December 20, 2018
Publisher:FB&C Ltd
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781330583548

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