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The folklore of Discworld

Jacqueline Simpson

The folklore of Discworld

by Jacqueline Simpson

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Published by Doubleday in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Themes, motives,
  • Discworld (Imaginary place),
  • Folklore in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Mode of access: Internet.

    StatementJacqueline Simpson, Terry Pratchett
    ContributionsPratchett, Terry
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6066.R34 Z827 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 386 p. :
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25564221M
    ISBN 100385611005
    ISBN 109780385611008
    OCLC/WorldCa271793056

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This book is about all of the myths and folklore that Pratchett has adapted, adopted, borrowed or outright stolen for use in his Discworld series, and if you count yourself as a fan of both Pratchett and folk traditions, this is a good thing.

If your main interest in such a book would be the insights into the workings of the Disc, it's still a Dr. Jacqueline Simpson’s publications include British Dragons; Folklore of Sussex; Scandinavian Folktales and (with Jennifer Westwood), The Lore of the Land: A Guide to England’s Legends.

Terry Pratchett is one of the most popular authors writing today. He is the acclaimed creator of the Discworld series, the first title in which, The Colour of Magic, was published inand the latest Buy The Folklore of Discworld 01 by Simpson, Jacqueline, Pratchett, Sir Terry (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible  › Mind, Body & Spirit › Mythology › Folklore. In The Folklore of Discworld, Terry Pratchett teams up with leading British folklorist Jacqueline Simpson to give an irreverent yet illuminating look at the living myths and folklore that are reflected, celebrated and affectionately libelled in the uniquely imaginative universe of ://   The book was updated in adding a chapter after the index: 'Notes on the folklore of Unseen Academicals.' In the book was updated again, up to Raising Steam, this extra chapter was integrated into the books initial chapters along with new information.

New Discworld characters and concepts introduced:The_Folklore_of_Discworld. And after reading this book, I am most definitely going to look into his books.

The book is entertaining, full of interesting facts, and gives you a taste of Pratchett's Discworld. If you love mythology, folklore, or the Discworld universe, I recommend this ://   In The Folklore of Discworld, Terry Pratchett teams up with leading British folklorist Jacqueline Simpson to take an irreverent yet illuminating look at the living myths and folklore that are reflected, celebrated and affectionately libelled in the uniquely imaginative universe of :// The Folklore of Discworld Legends, Myths and Customs From the Discworld With Helpful Hints From Planet Earth (Book): Pratchett, Terry: NOW UPDATED to include material on the Discworld books up to Raising Steam.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible  › Mind, Body & Spirit › Mythology › Folklore. 30 Book 30 - The Wee Free 31 Book 31 - Monstrous 32 Book 32 - A Hat Full of 33 Book 33 - Going The Folklore of download - The Light Fantastic - Graphic download - The New Discworld Companion   The Folklore of Discworld, coauthored by Terry Pratchett and leading British folklorist Jacqueline Simpson, is an invaluable reference for longtime Discworld fans and newcomers alike.

An irreverent yet illuminating look at the living myths and folklore that are reflected, celebrated, and affectionately libeled in the uniquely imaginative Terry Pratchett.

Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books.

His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for   Terry Pratchett is the acclaimed creator of the bestselling Discworld series, the latest of which is Making Money.

He was knighted for services to literature in Dr Jacqueline Simpson is a long-standing member and office-holder on the committee of the Folklore :// GURPS: Discworld Also was co-authored by Phil Masters. The Discworld Almanac for the Common Year was co-authored by Bernard Pearson.

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The book is broken down into Discworld locations, Lancre, The Chalk, Ankh-Morpork, etc The Folklore of Discworld--co-authored with the eminent folklorist Jacqueline Simpson--emphasizes his irreverence and drollery."-- The Times "Pratchett is, like Mark Twain or Jonathan Swift, not just a great writer but also an original thinker Funny, exciting, lighthearted and, like.

The Folklore of Discworld: Legends, myths and customs from the Discworld with helpful hints from planet Earth (English Edition) eBook: Pratchett, Terry, Simpson, Jacqueline: : Kindle StoreHowever, it lacks cohesion and proceeds from topic to topic.

It is an interesting book but would have benefited from more cohesion. A fun take on the Discworld and folklore written in an interesting way. "Katelyn | 1/10/" Entertaining with the satire of the Discworld novels, but with insight into origins of our own worlds ://The title says "The Folklore of Discworld: Legends, Myths, and Customs from the Discworld with Helpful Hints from Planet Earth", not "hints from earth, but hints from Discworld.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment? Anger. Right from the start, the book was not what I