Lang, Andrew

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(b. 1844)
   Poet, critic, and folklorist. Ballads and Lyrics of Old France (1872), Ballads in Blue China (1880), Custom and Myth (1884), Books and Bookmen (1886), Mark of Cain (1886), Myth, Ritual, and Religion (1887), "Blue," "Red," "Green," "Yellow," "Pink," and "Olive" Fairy Books (ed. 1889-1907), Sir Stafford Northcote (1890), Prince Ricardo of Pantouflia (1893), Homer and the Epic (1893), Life of J.G. Lockhart (1896), translation of Odyssey (with Prof. Butcher), and of Iliad (with Mr. Myers and Mr. W. Leaf), The Making of Religion (1898), History of Scotland from the Roman Occupation, vol. i., Prince Charles Edward (1901), The Mystery of Mary Stuart (1901), The Valet's Tragedy (1903), John Knox and the Reformation (1905), etc.

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  • Lang,Andrew — Lang (lăng), Andrew. 1844 1912. British writer and anthropologist who is best known for his fairy tales, including The Blue Fairy Book (1889). * * * …   Universalium

  • Lang, Andrew — (1844 1912)    Born in Scotland, and passionately interested in Scottish topics all his life, Lang also had an immense impact on the development of general British folklore studies in the late 19th century. His publications range very widely, but …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Lang, Andrew — ▪ British scholar born March 31, 1844, Selkirk, Selkirkshire, Scot. died July 20, 1912, Banchory, Aberdeenshire       Scottish scholar and man of letters noted for his collections of fairy tales and translations of Homer.       Educated at St.… …   Universalium

  • Lang, Andrew — (1844 1912)    The eldest son of John Lang, sheriff clerk of Selkirkshire, Scotland, he was educated at the local grammar school, Edinburgh Academy, and St. Andrews University, and graduated literae humaniores from Balliol College, Oxford, in… …   British and Irish poets

  • Lang, Andrew — ► (1844 1912) Escritor británico. Obras: Mito, ritual y religión (1887) y el cuento El príncipe Prigio (1889), entre otras …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • LANG, ANDREW —    a versatile writer, born in Selkirk; has distinguished himself in various departments of literary work, as a poet, a folk lorist, a writer of fancy tales, a biographer, and a critic; has composed Ballads and Lyrics of Old France, Ballads in… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Andrew Lang — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Grabado de Andrew Lang trabajando Andrew Lang (1844 1912) fue un versátil escritor británico nacido en Selkirk, Escocia, el 31 de marzo de 1844. Destacó como crítico, folclorista …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lang (surname) — Lang is a surname of English, Scottish and German origin. It is similar to Lange and Long.People surnamed LangAmerican*Lang, Andrew, (born 1966), U.S. basketball player *Lang, Eddie (1902 1933), U.S. jazz guitarist *Lang, Glen, U.S. businessman… …   Wikipedia

  • Lang — (spr. läng), Andrew, engl. Schriftsteller, geb. 31. März 1844 in Selkirk, lebt in St. Andrews; veröffentlichte die Dichtungen »Helen of Troy« (1882), »Rhymes à la mode« (1884), »Grass of Parnassus« (1888); in Prosa: »Custom and myth« (1884),… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lang — Lang, Andrew Lang, Fritz …   Enciclopedia Universal

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