Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist

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First published in 1955, this classic compendium of Hebridean folklore contains material collected by the author between 1929 and 1935, when she was staying in South Lochboisdale. Her evocative photographs document the life of this small community of crofter-fishermen, complementing the lyrics and melodies of more than 100 folk songs and the stories, prayers and proverbs that were passed on through the local oral tradition. Texts are in Gaelic with English translations.

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Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist

Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist

Paperback324pp Illustrated244x187mm

9781780272559     Product Code: 505039

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First published in 1955, this classic compendium of Hebridean folklore contains material collected by the author between 1929 and 1935, when she was staying in South Lochboisdale. Her evocative photographs document the life of this small community of crofter-fishermen, complementing the lyrics and melodies of more than 100 folk songs and the stories, prayers and proverbs that were passed on through the local oral tradition. Texts are in Gaelic with English translations.

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