While Green Grass Grows: Memoirs of a Folklorist

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Mercier Press, 1998 - Folklore - 208 pages
Brid Mahon worked for many years with the Irish Folklore Commission. In this book of memoirs, she reviews the Commission's work, moving back and forward through the centuries. This is an informal cultural history of Ireland through the ages, with glimpses of autobiography.

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Contents

While Green Grass Grows
7
The Oldest Folktale in the World
13
Charms and Spells
28
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Mahon was born and now lives in Dublin.

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