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Briggs, Katharine Mary

Overview
Works: 126 works in 694 publications in 7 languages and 13,962 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reference works  Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Compiler, Dedicatee
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Most widely held works about Katharine Mary Briggs
 
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Most widely held works by Katharine Mary Briggs
An encyclopedia of fairies : hobgoblins, brownies, bogies, and other supernatural creatures by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

64 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First ed. published under title: A dictionary of fairies. Lists entries on fairies and other supernatural creatures, and terms and phrases associated with them
A dictionary of British folk-tales in the English language : incorporating the F.J. Norton collection by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

147 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic in folklore scholarship arranged in 2 parts. Folk Narratives contains tales told for edification or delight, but not thought to be factually true. Folk Legends presents tales the tellers believed to be records of actual events. Part A - 978-0-415-06694-5
The fairies in English tradition and literature by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

51 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairies fascinate young and old alike. To some they offer tantalizing glimpses of other worlds, to others a subversive counterpoint to human arrogance and weakness. Like no other author, Katharine Briggs throughout her work communicated the thrill and delight of the world of fairies, and in this book she articulated for the first time the history of that world in tradition and literature
British folk-tales and legends : a sampler by Katharine Mary Briggs( )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The anatomy of Puck : an examination of fairy beliefs among Shakespeare's contemporaries and successors by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

35 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British folktales by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 1996 in English and Italian and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the author's Dictionary of British folk-tales in the English language
Pale Hecate's team : an examination of the beliefs on witchcraft and magic among Shakespeare's contemporaries and his immediate successors by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vanishing people : fairy lore and legends by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Witch figure by Venetia Newall( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katharine Briggs enjoys an unchallenged reputation in the world of folklore studies. The theme of this volume, the witch figure as a malevolent intermediary in folk belief, was chosen to reflect that aspect of Briggs's scholarship exemplified in her study of witchcraft, Pale Hecate's Team. The contributors draw on the disciplines of archaeology, comparative religion, sociology and literature and include: Carmen Blacker, H.R. Ellis Davidson, Margaret Dean-Smith, L.V. Grinsell, Christina Hole, Venetia Newall, Geoffrey Parrinder, Anne Ross, Jacqueline Simpson, Beatrice White, John Widdowson
Hobberdy Dick by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

20 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and Dutch and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hobgoblin is charged with the protection of an unloving Puritan family who come to live at an English manor in 1652
Kate Crackernuts by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-spirited girl tries to shield her innocent stepsister from a witch's wrath during the turbulence caused by the 17th-century wars between the Scots and English
Nine lives : the folklore of cats by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The personnel of fairyland; a short account of the fairy people of Great Britain for those who tell stories to children by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

21 editions published between 1953 and 1991 in English and Japanese and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abbey lubbers, banshees, & boggarts : an illustrated encyclopedia of fairies by Katharine Mary Briggs( )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "Who's Who" of fairyland, with entries by fairy name and additional legends, songs, and anecdotes within each entry
The folklore of the Cotswolds by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vanishing people ; a study of traditional fairy beliefs by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie van de hoofdfiguren in sprookjes/volksverhalen van Groot-Brittannië en Ierland, waarbij bovennatuurlijke vermogens beschreven worden
A sampler of British folk-tales by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of the astrologers; Mr William Lilly's history of his life and times from the year 1602 to 1681; reprinted from the second edition of 1715 by William Lilly( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somerset folklore by Ruth L Tongue( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Englische Volksmärchen by Katharine Mary Briggs( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1998 in German and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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An encyclopedia of fairies : hobgoblins, brownies, bogies, and other supernatural creatures
Alternative Names
Briggs, K. M.

Briggs, K. M. 1898-1980

Briggs, K. M. (Katharine Mary)

Briggs, Katharine.

Briggs Katharine 1898-1980

Briggs, Katharine (Katharine Mary), 1898-1980

Briggs, Katharine M.

Briggs, Katharine M. 1898-1980

Briggs, Katharine Mary 1898-1980

Briggs, Katherine 1898-1980

Briggs, Katherine M.

Briggs, Katherine M. 1898-1980

Katharine Mary Briggs British folklorist

Katharine Mary Briggs Brits essayiste (1898-1980)

Katharine Mary Briggs saggista, scrittrice e drammaturga inglese

キャサリン・メアリ・ブリッグズ

ブリッグズ, K.

ブリッグズ, K. M

ブリッグズ, キャサリン

ブリッグズ, キャサリン・M

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A dictionary of British folk-tales in the English language : incorporating the F.J. Norton collectionThe fairies in English tradition and literatureBritish folk-tales and legends : a samplerThe anatomy of Puck : an examination of fairy beliefs among Shakespeare's contemporaries and successorsPale Hecate's team : an examination of the beliefs on witchcraft and magic among Shakespeare's contemporaries and his immediate successorsThe Witch figureHobberdy DickKate Crackernuts