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Ruth Edna Kelley's "The Book of Hallowe'en" - an account of the origin and history of Hallowe'en, how it absorbed some customs belonging to other days in the year,—such as May Day, Midsummer, and Christmas. The context is illustrated by selections from ancient and modern poetry and prose, related to Hallowe'en ideas.

Ruth Edna Kelley's "The Book of Hallowe'en" - an account of the origin and history of Hallowe'en, how it absorbed some customs belonging to other days in the year,—such as May Day, Midsummer, and Christmas. The context is illustrated by selections from ancient and modern poetry and prose, related to Hallowe'en ideas.
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Ruth Edna Kelley's "The Book of Hallowe'en" - an account of the origin and history of Hallowe'en, how it absorbed some customs belonging to other days in the year,—such as May Day, Midsummer, and Christmas. The context is illustrated by selections from ancient and modern poetry and prose, related to Hallowe'en ideas.

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English


Episodes

16 - "Four Poems"

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Duration: 00:05:18


15 - Hallowe'en in America

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Duration: 00:21:41


14 - More Hallowtide Beliefs and Customs

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Duration: 00:05:57


13 - Walpurgis Night

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Duration: 00:05:48


12 - The Teutonic Religion. Witches

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Duration: 00:17:13


11 - Hallowe'en Beliefs and Customs in Brittany and France

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Duration: 00:11:28


10 - Hallowe'en Beliefs and Customs in Wales

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Duration: 00:05:35


09 - Hallowe'en Beliefs and Customs in England and Man

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Duration: 00:17:22


08 - Hallowe'en Beliefs And Customs in Scotland and the Hebrides

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Duration: 00:20:40


07 - Hallowe'en Beliefs and Customs in Ireland

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Duration: 00:22:38


06 - Origin and Character of Hallowe'en Omens

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Duration: 00:01:34


05 - The Coming of Christianity. All Saints'. All Souls'

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Duration: 00:05:24


04 - Pomona

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Duration: 00:03:26


03 - Samhain

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Duration: 00:06:11


02 - The Celts: Their Religion and Festivals

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Duration: 00:10:13


01 - Preface and Sun-Worship. The Sources of Hallowe'en

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Duration: 00:04:33