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Belgian folklore

Charles Leirens

Belgian folklore

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Published by Belgian Government Information Center in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- Belgium

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination78 p.
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14461694M


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Posts about Belgian folklore written by abookofcreatures. Our imagination has always been our greatest ally, and our worst enemy. In the face of the unknown, we populated it with creatures of all shapes and sizes, from minuscule spirits to gigantic cosmic monsters. Folklore -- Belgium -- Brabant; Used for: Folk-lore, Belgian; Filed under: Folklore -- Belgium.

Flemish Legends, by Charles de Coster, trans. by Harold Taylor, illust. by Albert Delstanche (Gutenberg ebook) Nederlandsche Volkskunde (in Dutch), by Jos.

Schrijnen (Gutenberg ebook) Filed under: Folklore -- Belgium -- Brabant -- Periodicals. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Leirens, Charles. Belgian folklore.

New York, Belgian Government Information Center [] (OCoLC) Belgian Tales – The Gold Scales Here are tales from the collections of de Bosschère, de Ridder, Griffis and Deulin.

Further book data are at the back of the introduction. Old tales about Reynard the Fox are here: [Reynard the Fox].

Some tales are Flemish (and thus a part of Belgian lore), as the Folk Tales of Flanders (), collected by Jean de Bosschère. Some tales called "Dutch" are Belgian too (such as tales in two books by William Griffis).

Some French tales from the borders of Belgium are Belgian too. Such tales have been collected by Charles Deulin. Sometimes called the best Belgian book of the last quarter century, War and Turpentine has all the ingredients a contemporary epic one could ever ask for.

A courageous soldier, a gruesome war, a love long lost. The Folklore of Belgium is extremely diverse and reflects the rich legacy of cultural and religious influences which have acted on the region throughout its history, even before the establishment of the nation of Belgium in Much of Belgian folklore is unique to the region in which it is commemorated.

In Belgian folklore there is a tale of a massive water entity that roams the Flemish country side whose name is Kludde. It is said that the spirit hides when the sun goes down and lost nomads listen for the sounds of rattling chains that cover the Kludde.

Netherlandish Proverbs, by artist Pieter Brueghel the Elderwith peasant scenes illustrating over proverbs Folklore of the Low Countries, often just referred to as Dutch folklore, includes the epics, legends, fairy tales and oral traditions of the people of Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Buy Belgian Folklore by Charles Leirens online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Belgian folklore. [Charles Leirens; Belgian Information Center (New York, N.Y.)] Home.

WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Print book: English: 4th edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Folklore -- Belgium. Folklore. Belgium. Folklore also surrounds Belgium's traditional puppet theater, whose marionettes are based on characters from the tales of their particular cities.

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Let's look at some examples of regional folklore first. In Southeast Asia, the Chinese, Japanese, Koreans and Thais all share a myth about a. HALLE, Belgium (AP) — New Kim is worth her weight in gold and then some — actually much, much more. A wealthy Chinese pigeon racing fan put down a record price of million euros ($ million) for the Belgian-bred bird, saying a lot more than merely what kind of money can be made in the once-quaint sport, which seemed destined to decline only a few years back.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Silly Folk (A Belgian Folktale) Aug by Amy Friedman and Meredith Johnson. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Print Article Once upon a time, a young girl named Oona was so foolish that people kept their distance from her.

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After the Burgundian regime in the Low Countries (–), the southern provinces (whose area roughly encompassed that of present-day Belgium and Luxembourg) as well as the northern provinces (whose. A young man in the Belgian Congo plays an instrument. Location: Belgian Congo and Ruanda-Urundi Dates: Formats: Open reel tape Accession Number: F Alan Merriam () and his wife Barbara made these recordings in the eastern, west central, and Ituri Forest areas of the Congo (present-day Democratic Republic of Congo) and Ruanda-Urundi from Sept.

20, to May 3,   The Low Countries comprise Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium. The folk tales of the Low Countries is more popularly known as Dutch folklore as, traditionally, this folklore is written and spoken in Dutch.

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The term ‘folk dance’ was accepted until the midth century. Then this and other categories of dance were questioned and their distinctions became subject to. From the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs to the oral tradition of Inuits and urban legends of the present day, mythical creatures are an integral part of any folklore or mythological account.

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In recent years, political divisions between the Dutch-speaking Flemish of the north and the French. In the end, the dashing young man usually gets the beautiful girl, and everyone lives happily ever after.

However, some folktales not only don’t have happy endings, but can be downright disturbing. Many of the tales in Scandinavian folklore are grim, and some are completely terrifying. 10 The Sacrificial Beggar Child Sweden.