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Shetland folklore

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Published by R. Hale in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Shetland (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Shetland.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Scotland -- Shetland.,
    • Shetland (Scotland) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames R. Nicolson ; illustrations by Martin Emslie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR145.S5 N48 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination221 p. :
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3852318M
      ISBN 100709188242
      LC Control Number81170669

        Tom Muir writes wonderful books about the Folklore of Orkney and Shetland, I'd think his book The Mermaid Bride is child friendly if an adult were to read the tales to a child. He wrote a children's book called The Hogboon of Hellihowe too. Here are some .


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This book contains many favorite stories—some you may recognize, but they have given them a Shetland twist. From selkies to invading giants and Vikings, this book brings together for the first time many tales of the Shetland Isles. Being separate from the Scottish mainland, the Shetlands has a rich and unique tradition of folklore/5(14).

Shetland Traditional Lore. Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby. Grant & Murray, - Folklore - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. SACRED SITEs II. Shetland folklore Hardcover – January 1, by James R Nicolson (Author) › Visit Amazon's James R Nicolson Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: James R Nicolson. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nicolson, James R. Shetland folklore. London: R. Hale, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. This book contains many favorite stories—some you may recognize, but they have given them a Shetland twist.

From selkies to invading giants and Vikings, this book brings together for the first time many tales of the Shetland Isles. Being separate from the Scottish mainland, the Shetlands has a rich and unique tradition of : The History Press.

A trow (also trowe or drow or dtrow) is a malignant or mischievous fairy or spirit in the folkloric traditions of the Orkney and Shetland islands. Trows are generally inclined to be short of stature, ugly, and shy in nature.

Trows are nocturnal creatures, like the troll of Scandinavian legend with which the trow shares many similarities. They venture out of their 'trowie knowes' (earthen. 12 essential Shetland books There is a wealth of fabulous books written about the fascinating heritage and history, the landscape and wildlife, and friendly, unique folk of Shetland.

We’ve compiled a list of 12 books that will make fine holiday-reading and help you gain more insight during a holiday to Shetland. Welcome to my channel. Here you'll find folklore from across the British Isles. This is a tale from the Shetland Islands, north of Scotland. So many of the tales from here involve creatures from.

The book "The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland" by Ernest W. Marwick he cites a tale of a woman who gives birth to a son with a seal's face after falling in love with a selkie man. A dream later reveals the location of silver for the woman to find after giving birth to her r creatures: Mermaid, Huldra, Merman.

An Imagined Shetland Folklore. likes. Shetland, its myths, its wildness, its magic, reimagined in 3 stories that might have happened by Joy Perino Coming soonFollowers:   Tom was a tradition bearer, and his folklore was collected by the School of Scottish Studies.

As a traveling storyteller, Lawrence has collected many more tales. This book contains many favorite storiessome you may recognize, but they have given them a Shetland twist/5. Shetland is home to a number of creatures, some malevolent and some benign, but the most disconcerting of all is the entity known only as It.

Nobody can agree on what It looks like, and It has never appeared in the same form twice. The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5.

It wouldn't seem right, letting today go by without sharing some spooky Shetland Halloween stories with you. When I first moved to Shetland fifteen years ago one of the first books I bought was County Folklore Vol III Orkney & Shetland Islands by G.F.

Black, edited by Northcote W. Thomas () (A facsimile reprint of the edition). This book is filled with fascinating stories of trows and. Shetland folklore. Nicolson, James R; Emslie, Martin. Book. English. Published London: Hale, Rate this 1/5 2/5 3/5 4/5 5/5 Available at Anderson High School Library, Lerwick Library, Mid Yell JHS Library and Reserve 2 - Lerwick.

Anderson. Read "Witchcraft And Witchcraft Trials In Orkney And Shetland (Folklore History Series)" by G. Black available from Rakuten Kobo. This unusual book, documenting the trials for witchcraft conducted in Shetland and Orkney, one of the most remote and su Brand: Read Books Ltd.

While this book tells tales and discusses beliefs that are known throughout the northern isles, it also outlines those elements which are unique to each island group. The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland is the standard account of what to this day is one Brand: Birlinn, Limited.

Orkney and Shetland folklore. Selkies are said to live as seals in the sea but shed their skin to become human on land, often to dance in the light of the full moon. If they lose their skin whilst in human form, they will however, be stuck in their human form forever.

When taking human form they are said to have beautiful green hair. Shetland Traditional Lore became the most significant book on Shetland supernatural tradition, both because of its genuinely valuable contents and because of the influence it exercised over later writing and thought.

Saxby died in and is rarely read by: 1. Anderson, Tom and Tom Georgeson, eds. Da Mirrie Dancers. A Book of Shetland Fiddle Tunes. Lerwick: Shetland Folk Society, printed by the Shetland Times.

43 pp. The finest compendium we have of Shetland fiddle tunes, both old and new along with the text, music and notes to the various songs and short biographical notes on famous eighteenth and early nineteenth century Author: Robert J.

Theodoratus. Folklore, Shetland. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader term: Folklore; Filed under: Folklore, Shetland Shetland fireside tales; or, The hermit of Trosswickness. (Edinburgh, Edinburgh Pub.

Co., ), by George Stewart and G. (page images at HathiTrust) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Johnson & Greig, Lerwick, Scot. Description: pages illustrations. Get print book.

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Marwick. Rowman and Littlefield, - Folklore - pages. 0 Reviews. The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland The Folklore of the British Isles. Folklore, Folklore, Scots language, Scots language, Ballads, Scots, Ballads, Scots Publisher London, Pub.

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web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. We are pleased to announce that Taatit Rugs: the pile bedcovers of Shetland, has now been published. The book culminates a two-year research project funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund. It was written by Carol Christiansen, curator at Shetland Museum and Shetland Wool Week Committee member.

The work looks extensively at the history of these heavy bedcovers, their relationship to. Six ancient myths from the Scottish islands Selkie lore is particularly potent on Orkney but the legend is also linked to the Shetland Isles - where the selkies may take on a darker role - and.

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Click Download or Read Online button to WITCHCRAFT AND WITCHCRAFT TRIALS IN ORKNEY AND SHETLAND FOLKLORE. Variations: Diamond fish, Devil fish, Jack fish, Garjack, Litholepe, Litholepe adamantin, Litholepis adamantinus John James Audubon is remembered today as an artist and ornithologist of considerable import.

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The two island groups of Orkney and Shetland have much in common. In each the grey stone houses and treeless landscapes are scoured in. Being separate from the Scottish Mainland, the Shetland Isles have a rich and unique tradition of folklore, from selkies to invading giants and Vikings.

This book brings together for the first time many tales of the Isles, including The Boy Who Came From the Ground, and. The Orkney Islands possess a folkloric tradition that is both unique and fascinating.

As a small archipelago situated at the cusp of the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, much of the folklore naturally involves tales of fisherman, sea voyages, and legendary creatures emerging from the s: The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland Author Ernest W. Marwick Format/binding Paperback Book condition Used - Good Quantity available 1 Binding Paperback ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Birlinn, Limited Place of Publication Edinburgh Date published Author: Ernest W.

Marwick. Ebook The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland Full Online. Report. Browse more videos. Playing next. While this book tells tales and discusses beliefs that are known throughout the northern isles, it also outlines those elements which are unique to each island group.

The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland is the standard account of what to this day is one of the richest repositories of lore and custom in Britain. : THE FOLKLORE OF ORKNEY AND SHETLAND: Part of The Folklore of the British Isles series.

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The following stories are typical of the numerous. Title: Shetland Folk-lore Author: John Spence Created Date: 1/11/ PM. County Folklore, Vol.

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Shetland Folklore - posted in History & Culture: Shetland has a rich history of folklore, from trows, ghosts and even the occasional njugle! What do you think of all this? Do you have any stories? Seen a ghost/UFO? Within the past years people put enough creedence to all this let it affect their daily lives.

Have we lost our imagination?Books on the Shetland Isles James Goudie As was the case with many Shetland families in the s our house contained a number of local publications which were not properly appreciated at the time in terms of their future desirability and hence exposed to damp, sunlight, cigarette smoke or given to the children to scribble on.

Being separate from the Scottish mainland, the Shetland Isles have a rich and unique tradition of folklore, from selkies to invading giants and Vikings.

This book brings together for the first time many tales of the Isles, including The Boy Who Came from /5(25).