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7 edition of Scottish Traveler Tales found in the catalog.

Scottish Traveler Tales

Lives Shaped Through Stories

by Donald Braid

  • 43 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Mississippi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales,
  • Social Science,
  • Folklore,
  • Sociology,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Scotland,
  • Scottish Travellers (Nomadic p,
  • Scottish Travellers (Nomadic people)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages313
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8752693M
    ISBN 101578064503
    ISBN 109781578064502

    Scottish myths, folklore and legends By. 01 Apr Share: He would then demand a meal of seven virgins for as the old tales records: "although he was a venomous beast, he had a dainty taste." a murderous ghost said to haunt Glasgow Green. There was also an American comic book at that time entitled: “The Vampire with the Iron Teeth”. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    Scottish Traditional Tales Storytelling among the Travellers with the handful of wooden anglicized story recensions which he preserved under the title Ancient Scottish Tales - the part the travelling folk have played in sustaining this vital part of our folk Traveller children grow up in an environment in which songs and stories are of.   Diana Gabaldon explains the Outlander theory of the existence of standing stones, describes the Scottish clan system, and shares a secret about a hoped for new book project.

    Don't look back, Jack!: Scottish traveller tales. [Duncan Williamson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Williamson. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Folktales > European folktales > Scottish folktales - Read an online collection of Scottish folktales at World of Tales - Stories for children from around the world! The collection of folktales from Scottland consists of one book with 33 folktales. Folk-Lore and Legends: Scotland.


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Scottish Traveller Tales: Lives Shaped through Stories Paperback – Novem by Donald Braid (Author) › Visit Amazon's Donald Braid Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. /5(2). Although their oral tales have been compiled and collected in other volumes, this book is the only full-length study that analyzes the stories of the Travelling People.

Through an examination of their words, narratives, and songs, it brings readers close to Travellers' own voices and to /5(2). One of a series of collections of tales from the Scottish traveller community told by one of their last great masters of story telling.

Some familiar, some strange and some half remembered these stories are the essence of what story telling is about, the glue that binds a culture and community together.5/5(3). Don't Look Back Jack: Scottish Traveller Tales Hardcover – September 1, by Duncan Williamson (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 12 Author: Duncan Williamson. Although their oral tales have been compiled and collected in other volumes, this book is the only full-length study that analyzes the stories of the Travelling People. Through an examination of their words, narratives, and songs, it brings readers close to Travellers' own voices and to.

Scottish Traveller Tales Book Description: The "Travelling People" of Scotland are the traditionally nomadic minority group known also by the derogatory term "tinkers.". Country folk often projected their fear of "gypsies" into tales of how they kidnapped children.

I thought I should give it a little time before I read another book about the Scottish Travellers so have not read "The Yellow on the Broom" yet.

I have done some research and did know about the prejudice directed toward Scottish Tinkers and. Strange tales from 6 sacred stone sites of Scotland Claire Randall Fraser launched a time travelling odyssey after touching the fictional Craig Na Dun stone circle in television show Outlander.

: The King and the Lamp: Scottish Traveller Tales (BAR International) (): Williamson, Duncan: Books/5(3). Some people rate this book as the best Scottish tour guide book of them all, and you can’t help thinking they are correct.

Written by Peter Irvine this excellent book is worth every penny you pay, said to be the only tour book that the Scots buy themselves, and won awards from the Tourist Industry, this book is becoming one of the best tour.

Scottish Traveler Tales By Donald Braid. Admittedly, it would appear that this book is outside of my usual purview of the Speculative Fiction Libertine.

But hey, if Adam Sandler can stretch himself and play a rage-filled loner in "Punch-Drunk Love," why not me. Get this from a library. Scottish traveller tales: lives shaped through stories.

[Donald Braid] -- The "Travelling People" of Scotland are the traditionally nomadic minority group known also by the derogatory term "tinkers." Traveling in groups or in their individual caravans along the high roads.

Scottish Traveller Photos has 2, members. I thought this would be a good idea for everyone to share their pics old and new all I ask is there is no.

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Scottish traveller tales: lives shaped through stories. [Donald Braid] -- "The "Travelling People" of Scotland are the traditionally nomadic minority group known also by the derogatory term "tinkers.".

Scottish Traveller Tales. Tales from the traveller story tradition of Scotland. The stories of the travellers are rich folktales that are full of adventure, fun, insight, and the unexpected. I was lucky enough to spend time with Duncan Williamson who taught me many tales and I.

Top 10 books about the Scottish Highlands and Islands 1. The Crow Road by Iain Banks. With one of the best opening lines of any novel (“It was the day my grandmother 2. The Outrun by Amy Liptrot. An impressive debut memoir by the Orcadian Amy Liptrot, who unflinchingly details a decade 3.

Author: Kerry Andrew. Sookin' Berries book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Introducing Sookin' Berries, her collection of stories for younger readers /5.

An anthology of spooky tales collected by the late, great storyteller Duncan Williamson from all over Scotland. Most tales revolve around the Devil, who is more of /5. Scottish folk tales take different form and function depending on the part of the country they hail from, but all share an affinity for fantastic and mythical creatures.

You can read about brownies, bogles, mermen and kelpies in an imaginative world so closely connected to the natural world that it’s difficult to tell where one begins and the.

Duncan James Williamson (11 AprilLoch Fyneside, near Furnace, Argyll - 8 November ) was a Scottish storyteller and singer, and a member of the Scottish Traveller community. The Scottish poet and scholar Hamish Henderson once referred to him as "possibly the most extraordinary tradition-bearer of the whole Traveller tribe."Born: 11 April Unwrapping Scottish superstitions, traditions and customs Amy Robertson Octo View Comments In a country with such a rich heritage as Scotland, it’s not surprising that a number of superstitions derive from here, and we have one or two curious customs that many still adhere to today.Duncan Williamson was a Scottish traveller who went on to become one of Britain’s master story-tellers.

During his lifetime he was acclaimed ‘the greatest English-speaking storyteller’, ‘the national monument of British storytelling’ and, at his death, Scotland’s ‘greatest contemporary storyteller’.

Fireside Tales, his first book, reveals this artistry and mastery in all its glory.