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Published: 15 December 2016

424 Pages


ISBN: 9780198804871

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A Dictionary of English Folklore

Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud

The Oxford Reference Collection

  • Over 1,250 entries on all aspects of English folklore and traditions
  • Authoritative source on legendary characters such as Robin Hood, Jack the Giant Killer, and the Sandman
  • Entertaining and informative explanations across a wide range of subjects in folklore, including wishbones, cats, and hot cross buns

New to this Edition:

  • Part of the Oxford Reference Collection: using sustainable print-on-demand technology to make the acclaimed backlist of the Oxford Reference programme perennially available in hardback format

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