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The Fairy Mythology: Illustrative Of The Romance And Superstition Of Various Countries

Thomas Keightley

""The Fairy Mythology: Illustrative Of The Romance And Superstition Of Various Countries"" by Thomas Keightley is a comprehensive exploration of the folklore and legends surrounding fairies in different cultures around the world. The book delves into the origins of these mythical creatures, their appearances, their powers, and their relationships with humans. Keightley examines the beliefs and superstitions surrounding fairies in countries such as Ireland, Scotland, England, Germany, France, and Scandinavia, and provides detailed accounts of the various traditions and rituals associated with them. The author also explores the literary and artistic depictions of fairies in works such as Shakespeare's ""A Midsummer Night's Dream"" and the paintings of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. ""The Fairy Mythology"" is a fascinating and informative read for anyone interested in the history and mythology of these enchanting beings.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 584
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.30in - 1.86lb
  • EAN: 9781428626560
  • Categories: Folklore & MythologyAnthropology - Cultural & SocialAnthropology - Physical