The Folklore Society
Other Folklore Society Publications
In partnership with The Folklore Society, Wordsworth Editions have published a series of reprints of old and rare books from the Folklore Society's library, with new introductions written by leading folklorists setting the works in context. Wordsworth books are not distributed by The Folklore Society but are widely available in bookshops or by contacting the publisher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Titles published in 2000-2001 in the Wordsworth Editions, Myth, Legend and Folklore series include:
- Charles Squire, The Mythology of the British Isles, introduced by Juliette Wood
- Catherine Crowe, The Night Side of Nature, introduced by Gillian Bennett
- H.A. Guerber, The Myths of Greece and Rome, introduced by W.M.S. Russell
- P.W. Joyce, Old Celtic Romances, introduced by Juliette Wood
- Thomas K. Hervey, The Book of Christmas, introduced by Steve Roud
- A.B. Mitford, Tales of Old Japan, introduced by Carmen Blacker
- Benjamin Thorpe, Northern Mythology, introduced by Jacqueline Simpson
- Augustin Calmet, The Phantom World, introduced by Gillian Bennett
- Keith Cunningham (editor), American Indians. Folk Tales and Legends
- Jacqueline Simpson, British Dragons (new edition)
- Walter Scott, Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft, introduced by P.G. Maxwell-Stuart
- K. Langloh Parker, Australian Legendary Tales, introduced by J.S. Ryan
Room, Room, Ladies and Gentlemen: an introduction to the English mummers' play
by Steve Roud and Eddie Cass
(edited by Doc Rowe and Malcolm Taylor)
120p, map, fully illustrated, 9 play texts and song.
Two of England's foremost authorities on folk drama provide us with a discussion about the roots and history of this fascinating and living tradition, together with a selection of texts of the various play types and some hints to their performance.
Published in association with The Folklore Society.
£12.95 (plus £1.50 p&p)
With all orders for this book, a companion volume, The English Mumming Play: an introductory bibliography, can be purchased at the cheaper price of £3.50.
Orders to email@example.com
Malcolm Taylor (Librarian)
Tel: 020-7485 2206 x18
Fax: 020-7284 0523