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English myths and traditions

Henry Bett

English myths and traditions

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Published by B.T. Batsford in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Henry Bett ; illustrated from drawings by Michael Ayrton.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18398504M


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English Myths and Traditions [Bett, Henry illustrated by Michael Ayrton, Ayrton, Michael] on FREE shipping on qualifying offers. English Myths and TraditionsAuthor: Henry illustrated by Michael Ayrton Bett. An interesting collection of English mythology and folklore, I found this book to be helpful, if terribly dry.

I enjoyed learning the historical references behind some of the stories. A word of warning, the author had a tendency to blend quickly between different stories, making it frustrating to follow at times5(4). When, in Foriwa, the Queen Mother speaks of a tradition of the future,28 Tony Simoes da Silva: Myths, Traditions and Mothers of the Nation EnterText her words prefigure a tradition that will replace other man-made traditions with a more genuinely inclusive postcolonial Ghanaian tradition.

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