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Stories from South Uist

Angus MacLellan

Stories from South Uist

by Angus MacLellan

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Published by Routledge & Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales, Gaelic -- South Uist Island.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtold by Angus MacLellan ; translated (from the Gaelic) by John Lorne Campbell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR145.S6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253 p. :
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21792114M
    LC Control Number61019538

      The songs and stories in Folksongs and Folklore mention only four women by name: the Virgin Mary, Flora MacDonald, Queen Victoria and, most tellingly, St the Gaelic tradition, St Bride was miraculously transported to Bethlehem to act as midwife to the Virgin Mary. She is also specifically linked to South Uist, coming to shore on the island with an .   Kildonan Museum will this weekend host a very special book launch, as the self-penned memoirs of a South Uist crofter, sailor and soldier are finally published. Donald MacDonald () was a veteran of the Great War and fought at the Battle of the Somme. He travelled the world before serving in the Merchant Navy during .

    Full text of "History of the Outer Hebrides: (Lewis, Harris, North and South Uist, Benbecula, and Barra)" See other formats. The Uist Book Festival exists to support the continuing development of the artistic and creative traditions of Uist and Festival takes place from November , during the Scottish Book Trust’s Book Week Scotland. Uist Book Festival aims to be informal, friendly and inclusive, from the casual reader to the most avid bookworm.

    Stories from South Uist, Told by Angus MacLellan. Recorded by Campbell and transcribed from the recording in translation. Routledge & Kegan Paul, 2nd edition by Birlinn Ltd Reprinted in by Birlinn. [CH2/1/1/5; The Furrow Behind Me, told by Angus MacLelllan, South Uist. Recorded in Gaelic and translated from the. Priests of South Uist. MacIntosh was the leader of the Temperance movement and stories had reached him of Maclean’s conduct in Barra. MacIntosh reported Maclean to the Bishop and the Bishop appointed Maclean to Bornish under the tutelage of John Chisholm. Rea tells in his book ‘A School in South Uist’ of how he went to visit John.


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The stories in the book include every type of tale found on South Uist, from Fingalian heroes and ghost stories to international folktales and humorous and historical local anecdotes.

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He later returned to the family croft on South Uist to work at inshore fishing and crafting. John Lorne Campbell was the author of numerous books and articles, including Canna: the Story of a Hebridean Island, the island that was his home from to his death in This is an extraordinary collection of tales from one of the very greatest Gaelic storytellers, Angus MacLellan, and translated by one of Scotland's finest Celtic Scholars, John Lorne Campbell.

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Stories from South Uist Book Summary: This is an extraordinary collection of tales from one of the very greatest Gaelic storytellers, Angus MacLellan, and translated by one of Scotland’s finest Celtic Scholars, John Lorne Campbell. The stories in the book include every type of tale found on South Uist, from Fingalian heroes and ghost stories to international folktales and humorous.

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Ive been hooked to this book set in one of the Hebridean islands. An English schoolteacher in the late s, for want of more earning, applies to teach in a school in South Uist. As luck would have it, he gets picked as head teacher. It is his first trip to 4/5. Buy Stories from South Uist New edition by Angus MacLellan, J.L.

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Stories from South Uist at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5(8). The book festival is organised by a working group comprised of individuals and organisations from Uist.

The festival has received kind support from Scottish Book Trust, Creative Scotland, Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Comhairle nan Leabhraichean, Stòras Uibhist, and the Katharine Barr Estate. The stories in the book include every type of tale found on South Uist, from Fingalian heroes and ghost stories to international folktales and humorous and historical local anecdotes.

These tales of ancient kings, thrilling escapes, jealous stepmothers and magic spells are fascinating not only for their narrative power, but also their links. Benbecula History Society. 2, likes 1 talking about this. Community information group for Benbecula and Uist in the Outer Hebrides.

Historical data Followers: K. The stories in the book include every type of tale found on the island of South Uist, from Fingalian heroes and ghost stories to international folktales and humorous and historical local anecdotes.

ISBN The stories in the book include every type of tale found on South Uist, from Fingalian heroes and ghost stories to international folktales and humorous and historical local anecdotes.

These tales of ancient kings, thrilling escapes, jealous stepmothers and magic spells are fascinating not only for their narrative power, but also their links. This is a compendium of photographs, stories, traditions and songs, it is an introduction to the world of the Gael and a memorial to a world now largely disappeared.

It presents the rich tapestry of Gaelic life and culture in the words of the people who lived in and through that culture. item 3 Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist Good Book.

Ancient Origins articles related to South Uist in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. (Page 1 of tag South Uist). The book Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist uses a collection of pictures, songs and stories that she collected between andrepresent the culture of Gael.

The author of this book starts by providing a very detailed introduction of Gaelic culture, its people and their common practices. The book progresses after the introduction to.

Enriched by Margaret Fay Shaw's photography, Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist, is both an introduction to the life of the Gael and a fitting memorial to a world now largely disappeared.

The material in the book was mostly collected between and during the author's stay in South Lochboisdale.5/5(3).Angus MacLellan. Angus MacLellan (–), styled Aonghas Beag mac Aonghais ’ic Eachainn ’ic Dhòmhnaill ’ic Chaluim ’ic Dhòmhnaill was the only tradition bearer to have received an MBE in recognition of his services to was from Poll Torain, Loch Eynort, South Uist, the youngest son of a large family of four other boys and four daughters of Angus MacLellan.

The stories in the book include every type of tale found on South Uist, from Fingalian heroes and ghost stories to international folktales and humorous and historical local anecdotes.

These tales of ancient kings, thrilling escapes, jealous stepmothers and magic spells are fascinating not only for their narrative power, but also their links Author: Angus Maclellan.