(urth) Evans-Wentz' Fairy Faith

David Stockhoff dstockhoff at verizon.net
Thu Jan 19 15:41:10 PST 2012

On 1/18/2012 7:43 PM, David Duffy wrote:
> 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 Woman_.

The Kirk/Lang book is hard to find. But you can read it at 

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