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Andrew Lang, Fairy Books Collection I
by Andrew Lang




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Andrew Lang (1844 - 1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him. Lang is now chiefly known for his publications on folklore, mythology, and religion. His Blue Fairy Book (1889) was a beautifully produced and illustrated edition of fairy tales that has become a classic. This was followed by many other collections of fairy tales, collectively known as Andrew Lang's Fairy Books. In the preface of the Lilac Fairy Book he credits his wife with translating and transcribing most of the stories in the collections.Lang examined the origins of totemism in Social Origins (1903). In this book: The Blue Fairy Book The Red Fairy Book The Yellow Fairy Book The Violet Fairy Book The Crimson Fairy Book The Orange Fairy Book

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Andrew Lang (1844 - 1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him. Lang is now chiefly known for his publications on folklore, mythology, and religion. His Blue Fairy Book (1889) was a beautifully produced and illustrated edition of fairy tales that has become a classic. This was followed by many other collections of fairy tales, collectively known as Andrew Lang's Fairy Books. In the preface of the Lilac Fairy Book he credits his wife with translating and transcribing most of the stories in the collections.Lang examined the origins of totemism in Social Origins (1903). In this book: The Blue Fairy Book The Red Fairy Book The Yellow Fairy Book The Violet Fairy Book The Crimson Fairy Book The Orange Fairy Book


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  • ISBN-13: 9781500543914
  • ISBN-10: 1500543918
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: July 2014
  • Page Count: 592
  • Dimensions: 11.02 x 8.5 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.98 pounds


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