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Guest Post: ‘Avianthropy’ and the Sung Ballad in The Earl Of Mar’s Daughter

‘Avianthropy’ and the Sung Ballad in The Earl Of Mar’s Daughter Adrian May I first read the story of The Earl of Mar’s Daughter’ in Joseph Jacobs’ English Fairy Tales (1890).  I was at once struck by its strangeness and … Continue reading

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‘Avianthropy’ and the sung ballad in “The Earl of Mar’s Daughter”

Dr Adrian May (Department of LiFTS) ‘Avianthropy’ and the sung ballad in “The Earl of Mar’s Daughter” Myth Reading Group Wednesday 28 November 2018 5.00 – 6.30 pm Room NTC.2.05 The Earl of Mar’s Daughter (Child 270) is a forty-one … Continue reading

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