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3 edition of Tales from English history. found in the catalog.

Tales from English history.

Agnes Strickland

Tales from English history.

For children.

by Agnes Strickland

  • 149 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Porter & Coates in Phila .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Added t.-p., illus.

    Other titlesTales from English history for children.
    StatementBy Agnes Strickland ... With engravings.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., [5]-276 p.
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23045213M

      I am doubtful as to my success in catching the colloquial-romantic tone appropriate for such narratives, but the thing had to be done or else my main object, to give a book of English Fairy Tales which English children will listen to, would have been unachieved. This book is meant to be read aloud, and not merely taken in by the eye. Great Tales from English History: The Truth About King Arthur, Lady Godiva, Richard the Lionheart, and More Robert Lacey The Domesday Book, The Fair Maid of Kent and The Order of the Garter, the true adventures of Robin Hood, or the doomed White Ship of Henry I. The bibliography and source notes are valuable additions, as well, at the back.

      Reading The Tale of Tales, Giambattisa Basile's 17th-century book of fairy stories, is both exhilarating and that sounds like a warning, it is. If that sounds like a promise, well. English Fairy Tales common fund of nursery literature to all classes of the En-glish people, and, in any case, it can do no harm to add to the innocent gaiety of the nation. A word or two as to our title seems necessary. We have called our stories Fairy Tales though few of them speak of fairies.* The same remark applies to the collection of theFile Size: KB.

    Filed under: Horror tales, English -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc. The Progress of Romance: Literary Historiography and the Gothic Novel (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, ), by David H. Richter (PDF at Ohio State) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Horror tales, English. Great Tales From English History Joan of Arc, the Princes in the Tower, Bloody Mary, Oliver Cromwell, Sir Isaac Newton, and More (Book): Lacey, Robert: Baker & TaylorA second collection of historical accounts from the England of Chaucer and Shakespeare covers the period between and , and features influential figures including Henry VIII, Mary, Queen of Scots, and Sir Francis Drake.


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