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The fairy-faith in Celtic countries

by W. Y. Evans-Wentz

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Published by Smythe in Gerrards Cross .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairies.,
  • Folk-lore, Celtic.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.Y. Evans Wentz.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii-xxxviii,524p. :
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22382745M
    ISBN 100901072516

    Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Evans-Wentz, W.Y. (Walter Yeeling), Fairy-faith in Celtic countries. [New Hyde Park, N.Y.   the living fairy-faith chapter i environment chapter ii the taking of evidence chapter iii an anthropological examination of the evi­dence section ii the recorded fairy-faith chapter iv the people of the goddess dana or the sldhe chapter v brythonic divinities and the brythonic fairy­faith chapter vi the celtic otherworld chapter vii4/5(4).

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    Full text of "The fairy-faith in Celtic countries" See other formats. The Fairy-faith in Celtic Countries (Paperback): Evans-Wentz, W. Y.: Announcing a new edition of the classic study of traditional Celtic spirituality -- a book that unites ancient Paganism, medieval myths, and traditional fairy beliefs into a powerful celebration of Celtic wisdom. W.Y. Evans-Wentz was best known as the translator of The Tibetan Book of the Dead, but in the world of Celtic.


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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 /5(64).

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 /5.

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The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries By W. Evans-Wentz [] There are regional surveys of the fairy-faith in Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Brittany and the Isle of Man. Evan-Wentz later went on to become one of the leading authorities on Buddhism, and published many of the key documents of Tibetan Buddhism including the Tibetan Book of the.

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This collection of reports of elfin creatures in Wales, Ireland, Scotland, and Brittany ranks among the most scholarly works ever published on the subject. 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.1/5(1).

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.

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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 Interpretation of the Fairy-Faith. By the Celtic Fairy-Faith we mean that specialized form of belief in a spiritual realm inhabited by spiritual beings which has existed from prehistoric times until now in Ireland, Scotland, Isle of Man, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany, or other parts of the ancient empire of the Celts.

Review of The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries by Walter Evans-Wentz. The Occult Book Review: Episode 7. The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries by Walter 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. One of the most commonly recommended books I see in groups and on reading lists is the work 'The Fairy Faith In Celtic Countries' by W.

Evans-Wentz. The book is often hailed as the benchmark in fairylore and a staple of study in the field or for anyone interested in the subject.

Editions for The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback pub Cited by: Internet Archive BookReader The fairy-faith in Celtic countries. 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. There was obviously an effort from the part of the researcher to somehow classify.He then studied Celtic mythology and folklore at Jesus College, Oxford (). He performed ethnographic fieldwork collecting fairy folklore in Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Cornwall, Brittany, and the Isle of Man.

In Evans-Wentz published his degree thesis as a book, The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries.W. Y. Evans-Wentz discovered for himself the truth of the Celtic fairy faith and shared it in this exhaustively researched, classic work.

His analyses—of Arthurian legend, the Irish Tuatha de Danaan, and the Welsh Mabinogion, as well as the principle figures of the Celtic Otherworld and the tales of their adventures—reveal a world far more.