Lean's collectanea : encyclopedia of proverbs  v. 1 ~ v. 4

Vincent Stuckey Lean

"Lena's Collectanea" is a vast collection of proverbs, folklores and superstitions acquired over a lifetime by Vincent Stuckey Lean of Bristol (1820-99). Painstakingly collected and researched during Lean's travels on the Continent and throughout Britain, the 5-volume "Collectanea" is packed with many thousands of entries, helpfully arranged by theme and full indexed. Covering all periods and many countries, the "Collectanea" goes well beyound simply listing proverbs; it includes superstitions, popular customs and saying, proverbial witticims, rhymes and aphorisms; it records death customs, cures for disease, omens and signs, good luck sayings, charms, and more. Lean unearths the provenance of many obscure proverbs, and consults an author's death, this lively work also contains Lean's extensive contributions to "Notes and Queries", "A New Treasury of Similies", and a biographical memoir of Lean by Julia Lucy Woodward. The proverb was at its peak in Britain in Elizabethan times, and Lean's work is particularly authoritative and helpful in illuminating the literature of this era. In addition to English literature departments, it should be of interest to philological and language students, scholars in cultural studies (many proverbs are based on racial, nationalist and class beliefs), oral historians, linguists and folklorists.

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  • Vol 1: memoir
  • proverbs relating to the United Kingdom and to Localities therein, arranged under the country divisions
  • with illustrative and explanatory notes, together with a few English estimates of other nations and places proverbs and popular sayings relating to the calendar and natural phenomena. Vol 2 - Part 1: folklore, superstitions, omens and popular customs. Vol 2 - Part 2: folklore, superstitions, omens and popular customs
  • proverbs, by reference to authors using them
  • proverbial witticisms and other sayings
  • a new treasury of similes
  • alliteratives. Vol 3: a compilation towards a dictionary of words and phrases
  • phrases - with examples of their use
  • English aphorisms, proverbs and proverbial phrases. Vol 4 English aphorisms, proverbs and proverbial phrases
  • contributions to "Notes and Queries"
  • short memoir of Lean from "Notes and Queries"
  • list of authorities
  • abbreviations of names and authorities.

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書名 Lean's collectanea : encyclopedia of proverbs
著作者等 Lean, Vincent Stuckey
書名別名 Lean's collectanea : collections by Vincent Stuckey Lean of proverbs (English & foreign), folk lore, and superstitions, also compilations towards dictionaries of proverbial phrases and words, old and disused
巻冊次 v. 1
v. 2, pt. 1
v. 2, pt. 2
v. 3
v. 4
出版元 Edition Synapse;Thoemmes Press
刊行年月 2000
版表示 Facsimile ed
ページ数 4 v. in 5
大きさ 23 cm
ISBN 1855066424
NCID BA47360943
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言語 英語
出版国 日本