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Author Purkiss, Diane, 1961-

Title At the bottom of the garden : a dark history of fairies, hobgoblins, and other troublesome things / Diane Purkiss.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, [2000]

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  BF1552 .P87 2000    Available  ---
Description xii, 356 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-348) and index.
Contents Ancient worlds -- Medieval dreams -- Birth and death : fairies in Scottish witch-trials -- Desire of gold and the good neighbours : the uses of fairies -- The fairy goes literary : Puck and others -- Into the Enlightenment -- Victorian fairies -- Tinker Bell's magic and the fairies' call to war -- Photographing fairies, and a Celtic revival -- Fairy bubbles and alien abductions.
Subject Fairies -- History.
Fairies in literature.
Fairies in art.
ISBN 0814766838 (alk. paper)