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fairy-faith in Celtic countries

W. Y. Evans-Wentz

fairy-faith in Celtic countries

by W. Y. Evans-Wentz

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Published by University Books in [New Hyde Park, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Celts -- Religion.,
  • Fairies.,
  • Celts -- Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW.Y. Evans-Wentz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR137 .W4 1966
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxviii, 524 p. ;
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5992793M
    LC Control Number66024068
    OCLC/WorldCa492936

    The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries begins with the author's account of firsthand testimony from living sources, classified under individual countries and introduced by leading authorities on anthropology and folklore. The next section concerns the recorded traditions of Celtic literature and mythology, followed by an examination of a variety.   The Paperback of the The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries by W. Y. Evans Wentz at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be : W. Y. Evans Wentz.

    A classic in the field of Celtic studies, The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries presents evidence for living fairy faith that Dr. Wentz gathered in his travels; examines the recorded stories of fairies in classic works like the Welsh Mabinogion, and the Irish Tuatha de Danann, as well as Arthurian legends; explores belief in fairies; and studies. An unbelievably comprehensive study of the fairy faith in Celtic countries, expanding from the entities' attributes, to a large collection of stories, to a detailed explanation of the nature of these beings. This is a balanced, down-to-earth study, leaving no room for opinion, but rather includes a compilation of scientific theories that both /5(52).

    Roberts most likely took the name for this new tradition from The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries by W.Y. Evans-Wentz, published in This book is an oral history and describes a variety of folk beliefs and practices, many still extant at the time the book was written. Children's Books Comics Computers & IT Environment Fiction & Literature Foreign Languages History Lifestyle Non-fiction Parenting & Families Personal Growth Politics & Laws Religion Spirituality The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries.


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The similarities of the stories in various parts of the Celtic world offered a view of the times, how they saw sickness, illness and even death of family members, friends or domesticated animals by explaining the cause as fairy activity. The belief in the unseen world of fairies and its "Fairy Faith /5(64).

The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries begins with the author's account of firsthand testimony from living sources, classified under individual countries and introduced by leading authorities on anthropology and folklore.

The next section concerns the recorded traditions of Celtic literature and mythology, followed by an examination of a variety of theories and their religious aspects/5(62). “The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries” is the broadest, most scholarly, yet open-minded exploration of the whole concept of this place and these beings we usually cannot even see/5(70).

An unbelievably comprehensive study of the fairy faith in Celtic countries, expanding from the fairy-faith in Celtic countries book attributes, to a large collection of stories, to a detailed explanation of the nature of these by: this book is a good source of fairy culture from ireland, britain, scotland, wales, cornwall and the like.

there are a lot of case studies in the beginning, so if you don't like those, stay away- or just skip over it. the author of this book is an anthropologist who went around the british ilses collecting fairy lore. he uses both stories from the people he meets and later gets into different aspects of the fairy faith.

this Cited by: The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries offers plenty of speculation and theories regarding who or what Plus the edition I have is part of the Library of the Mystic Arts and has an intro by Terence McKenna, the late psychonaut, who elsewhere had paralleled fairies and the little gibbering beings he encountered after taking DMT/5.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries/5(70). The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries: The Classic Study of Leprechauns, Pixies, and Other Fairy Spirits.

W.Y. Evans Wentz; Introduction-Terrance McKenna. The Recorded Fairy-Faith Chapter IV. People of the Goddess Dana Chapter V. Brythonic Divinities Chapter VI. Celtic Otherworld Chapter VII. The Celtic Doctrine of Rebirth Section III.

The Cult Of Gods, Spirits, Fairies, and the Dead Chapter VIII. The Testimony of Archaeology Chapter IX. The Testimony of Paganism Chapter X. The Testimony of Christianity Section IV.

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London: Frowde,Minneola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries is the final account of an immensely complex and long-standing research on fairy faith in Britain and Brittany, the French research Dr. Evans-Wentz conducted on fairies was meticulous and scientific.

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National Emergency The fairy-faith in Celtic countries by Evans-Wentz, W. (Walter Yeeling), Publication date Topics Celts Publisher London, New York: Pages: What are fairies, those romantic and sometimes mischievous little people-- pixies, nixies, elves, fauns, brownies, dwarfs, leprechauns, and all the other forms of the daoine sidhe (fairy people).

Are they real. Folklorists say they are fragments of ancient religious beliefs; occultists call them nature spirits; the peasant tradition says they are fallen angels who were not good enough to be 1/5(1). The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries, by W.Y.

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Title: The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries Language. The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries is a fabulous book. It will take me ages to read through it even one time, but it is filled with information that is well worth digesting. Covering so much time and space as it does, it pulls together all sorts of threads about the fairies/5(55).

Walter Evans-Wentz set out to write this book as his dissertation, at the dawn of academic anthropology. Along the way, he became more than a little entranced. Still, Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries is one of the best, and most important, scholarly Cited by:   This channel/video is not made for/geared towards kids!

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