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Primitive beliefs in the north-east of Scotland

Joseph McKenzie McPherson

Primitive beliefs in the north-east of Scotland

by Joseph McKenzie McPherson

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Scotland.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 297-303.

      Statementby J.M. McPherson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR144 .M3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 310 p.
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6726797M
      LC Control Number29008253
      OCLC/WorldCa991179

        It was one of the worst setbacks for the Allies during the Second World War and had a grievous impact on thousands of young men from the north and north-east of Scotland. Legends of the Highlands of Scotland, from Oral Tradition. Inverness: James Smith, Gregor, Walter. Notes on the Folk-Lore of the North-East of Scotland. London: Folk-Lore Society, Grierson, Elizabeth W. The Scottish Fairy Book. With illustrations by Morris Meredith Williams. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company,

      SHARPE (CHARLES KIRKPATRICK) A Ballad Book, chromolithographed frontispiece, 3-page AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED from the author to Lady Charlotte?Lyny (daughter of the Duchess of Argyll) tipped in, complimenting her on her beauty and discussing the disappointing ice-skating at Duddingston, Blackwood, LAUDER (T.D.) Highland Legends, bookplate of William A. English, . Gardenstoun is a fishing village in the North-East of Scotland with a population of only and six churches, four of which are branches of the Plymouth Brethren. Anthropology "at home" - within our own culture, rather than that of some exotic Other - undermines many of the assumptions that the study of religion is based upon.

        These recumbent stones – ‘altar stones’ in popular folklore – are blocked doorways to another world, a world sprung from the imaginations and beliefs of peoples who lived some 4, years ago. The densest concentration of stone circles in the British Isles is found in north east Scotland. Robin Robertson’s fourth collection is, if anything, an even more moving, bleakly lyrical, and at times shocking book than Swithering, winner of the Forward Prize. Alongside deft translations from Neruda and Montale, and dynamic — at times horrific — retellings of stories from Ovid, the poems in The Wrecking Light pitch the power and wonder [ ].


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