The Fairy Mythology

Thomas Keightley

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The Fairy Mythology is a book by Irish writer Thomas Keightley, that was originally published in 1828. Keightley was an important figure in the study of folklore, and this book, a huge study on fairy and fairy mythology from around the world, was praised by the likes of Jacob Grimm. It was very popular among Victorian researchers and has been reprinted many times eventually being retitled The World Guide to Gnomes, Fairies, Elves and Other Little People in a 1978 reissue. Chapters include: Persian Romance; The Peri-wife; Arabian Romance; Middle-age Romance; Fairy Land; Spenser's Faerie Queene; Eddas And Sagas; The Alfar; The Duergar; Loki And The Dwarf, and many more.

This book has 203,233 words, 364 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1828. This edition was first published in 1892.

Production notes: This ebook of The Fairy Mythology was published by Global Grey in 2019, and updated on the 24th September 2023. The artwork used for the cover is 'Puck and Fairies' by Joseph Noel Paton.

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