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More West Highland tales from the collections of the late John Francis Campbell of Islay!

John George McKay

More West Highland tales from the collections of the late John Francis Campbell of Islay!

by John George McKay

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Published by Published for the Scottish Anthropological and Folklore Society by Oliver & Boyd .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranscribed and translated from the original Gaelic MSS by John G. McKay. Vol.2.
The Physical Object
Pagination383p.,24cm
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20707273M

Popular Tales of the West Highlands Introduction: I have found very little notice of these West Highland prose tales in books, but they are referred to. In , Martin says that his countrymen then told long tales about Fin MacCoul, but he adds that he will not trouble the reader with them. in collections of tales gathered in modem. Campbell, John Lorne (ed), A Collection of Highland Rites and Customs: Copied by Edward Lhuyd from the Manuscript of the Rev. James Kirkwood () and annotated by him with the aid of the Rev. John Beaton, Campbell, John Lorne, Canna, the .

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More West Highland tales from the collections of the late John Francis Campbell of Islay! by John George McKay Download PDF EPUB FB2

John Francis Campbell was born in He was heir to Islay untilwhen his father, in hopeless debt, was forced to sell the estate. He ended up in the service of his cousin, the eighth Duke, and Campbell's drive and energy saw him placed on several Royal Commissions. He died inone of the many great Victorian : J.

Campbell. This is J. Campbell's four-volume collection of Scottish folklore. Campbell, who was fluent in Gaelic, spent years in the field eliciting these stories from people in all walks of life. This was a salvage project, as the stories and the storytellers were rapidly dying out under the impact of the dominant British culture and the inroads of the industrial revolution.

Genre/Form: Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Campbell, J.F. (John Francis), More West Highland tales. And, but for John Francis Campbell, we'd probably know far less about that time and less about the old gods.

In his later years, he found his way to the south of France, where he died in He lies under a replica of Islay's treasured Kildalton cross in a quiet cemetery in Cannes. The Popular Tales of the West Highlands on the Islay Blog. COVID Resources.

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"This is J. Campbell's four-volume collection of Scottish folklore. Campbell, who was fluent in Gaelic, spent years in the field eliciting these stories from people in all walks of life. This was a salvage project, as the stories and the storytellers were rapidly dying out under the impact of the dominant British culture and the inroads of the/5(4).

Volumes from a collection of books rich in Highland folklore, Ossianic literature and other Celtic subjects. Many of the books annotated by John Francis Campbell of Islay, who assembled the collection.

Early Gaelic Book Collections. Popular tales of the west Highlands by Campbell, J. (John Francis), comp. and tr.

Publication date Topics Tales, Scottish Gaelic literature Publisher Edmonston and Douglas Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Addeddate Highland Dress in From a Book of Uni. CELTIC ART and its probable origin. MUSIC. Popular Tales of the West Highlands, John Francis Campbell Volume 4 of Popular Tales of the West Highlands, Orally Collected, John Francis Campbell:3/5(1).

Page lxix - It appears that an Icelandic betrothal was little more than the purchase of a wife ; and in this the story may be a true picture of the past. Men are bound with the binding of the three smalls — waist, ankles, and wrists — tightened and tortured. Volume 1 of Popular Tales of the West Highlands, John Francis Campbell Popular.

John Francis Campbell (Scottish Gaelic: Iain Frangan Caimbeul), also known as Young John of Islay (Scottish Gaelic: Iain Òg Ìle), was a Scottish author and scholar who specialised in Celtic was an authority on Celtic folklore and of the Gaelic peoples.

He also invented a sunshine recorder that bears his name as the Campbell-Stokes recorder/5(18). Early life. John Francis Campbell was born on Islay on 29 December to Lady Eleanor Charteris (–), eldest daughter of Francis Wemyss Charteris Douglas, and Walter Frederick Campbell of Islay (–), MP for Argyll.

Campbell was a descendant (great-great-great-grandson) of Daniel Campbell of Shawfield who had bought Islay from the Campells of Cawdor, for £12, in Popular Tales of the West Highlands - Primary Source Edition [John Francis Campbell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Popular Tales of the West Highlands by Campbell, J F and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Popular Tales of the West Highlands by John Francis Campbell.

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Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user Pages:   In this manner he collected a large number of the traditional mährchen of the district, which he published under the title, ' Popular Tales of the West Highlands orally collected, with a Translation,' 4 vols.

Campbell was also a keen observer of nature, and devoted much attention to geology and meteorology, his studies in which gained much benefit by his foreign travel. Buy Popular Tales of the West Highlands by Campbell, John Francis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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John Campbell of Cawdor acquires Islay Islay acquired by Daniel Campbell of Shawfield Islay acquired by James Morrison 8 THE GEOGRAPHICAL BACKGROUND ISLAY - OVERVIEW Islay is one of the main islands of the Inner Hebrides, 19 miles wide and 25 miles from N to S, with an area just over square kilometres.

The Carved Stones of Islay - Part 5 The Parish of Kildalton This is the third and last of the Islay parishes, and like the two which we have been considering is very rich in antiquities. Port Ellen has a good hotel, and it the best place for exploring the southern part of the island.

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F.; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Tales, Translations into English, Celts.