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date: 29 November 2020

LANG, Andrew (1844–1912) 

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Daniel Hahn

Folklorist and man of letters, editor of The Blue Fairy Book and its successors, Lang was the eldest son of a lawyer and was born and brought up in Selkirk, in the Scottish border country. As a boy he heard fairy tales and legends of the area from his nurse and other local people; he read Scottish history in ... ...

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