Covering the same themes as Disney-Pixar’s new fairytale film, Brave, this book provides the next step for those wishing to delve deeper into Scotland’s culture and traditions.
|Title||Scotland the Brave Land|
|Subtitle||10,000 Years of Scotland in Story|
|Author Bio||STUART McHARDY is a writer, musician, folklorist, storyteller and poet, and has lectured on many aspects of Scottish history and culture both in Scotland and abroad. Combining the roles of scholar and performer gives McHardy an un-usually clear insight into tradition. As happy singing old ballads as analysing ancient legends, he has held such posts as Director of the Scots Language Re-source Centre and President of the Pictish Arts Society. McHardy is a prolific author, and has had several books published, including Tales of the Picts, Tales of Edinburgh Castle, The Quest for the Nine Maidens, On the Trail of Scotland’s Myths and Legends and Edinburgh and Leith Pub Guide. McHardy lives in Edinburgh with his wife Sandra.|
|Back Cover Text||There is not a stream or a rock that does not have its story.
With the release of Disney-Pixar’s ‘Brave’ the world’s attention is being drawn to Scotland and its fascinating history. But ‘Brave’ merely scrapes the surface of Scotland’s rich story-telling culture. This collection of tales is the next step for anyone wishing to look further into the traditions of Scotland. These enchanting tales reflect the wide diversity of its heritage and there are few aspects of Scottish tradition that have escaped memorialisation in folklore.
|BIC Subject||Folklore, myths & legends|
|BISAC Subject||FICTION / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology|