(urth) Evans-Wentz' Fairy Faith

David Duffy David.Duffy at qimr.edu.au
Wed Jan 18 16:43:45 PST 2012

On Wed, 18 Jan 2012, Brian wrote:

> I've been reading Evan Wentz' "The Fairy-Faith i Celtic Countries," and 
> I'm fairly convinced it's one of the sources Wolfe uses for his 
> research.  I've noticed many striking similarities, but have just been 
> reading through rather than stopping to take notes.
> Has anyone else read this book, and do you agree with me as to it's 
> being a likely source for Wolfe?

I've looked through it, and agree it might be a source.  But Wolfe always 
mentions Andrew Lang's books as a childhood love.  Lang also edited _The 
Secret Commonwealth_,  and his intro to that covers similar ground to 
Evans-Wentz.  Another source might be Dunsany eg _Curse of the Wise 

Cheers, David Duffy.

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