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Katharine Briggs

Overview page. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies.

(1898–1980), British folklorist and novelist, born in London. Among the first women granted degrees at Oxford, Briggs took a BA in 17th-century literature in 1922, later adding an MA and ...

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Briggs, Katharine Mary (1898–1980), writer and folklorist

Hilda Ellis Davidson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Education; History. 1067 words.

Briggs, Katharine Mary (1898–1980), writer and folklorist, was born on 8 November 1898 at 102 Fellows Road, Hampstead, eldest daughter of Ernest Edward Briggs (1866–1913) and his wife, Mary...

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Katharine Briggs

Overview page. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies.

(1898–1980), British folklorist and novelist, born in London. Among the first women granted degrees at Oxford, Briggs took a BA in 17th-century literature in 1922, later adding an MA and ...

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Briggs, Katharine

Terri Doughty.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 153 words.

(1898–1980), British folklorist and novelist, born in London. Among the first women granted degrees at Oxford, Briggs took

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Briggs, Katharine (1898–1980)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 520 words.

Internationally famous for her encyclopaedic surveys of British folk tales, fairy traditions, and fairy folk, K. M. Briggs received her doctorate from Oxford in ...

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Briggs, Katharine Mary (1898–1980)

Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud.

in A Dictionary of English Folklore

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 458 words.

(1898–1980).

Born into a family of considerable artistic talent, she was herself a writer of children's fiction; she

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BRIGGS, Katharine M. (1898–1980)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 180 words.

who was one of three daughters of an artist; after reading English at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, she was awarded a D.Phil. for her thesis on folklore in 17th-cent. literature. Before the...

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Briggs, Katharine (1898–1980)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 505 words.

Internationally famous for her encyclopaedic surveys of British folk tales, fairy traditions, and fairy folk, K. M. Briggs received her

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Beattie, Charles Innes

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 62 words.

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Born Aberdeen, 29 Jan. 1875; e s of John Beattie; m 1908, Katharine Frances, e d of late E. Ashworth Briggs, Barrister; one s one d; died 23 Oct....

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Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

One of the most popular personality questionnaires, especially in commercial and industrial contexts, designed to implement the theory of function types first suggested in 1923 by the Swiss...

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Ruth Tongue

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(1898–1981).

A problematic figure. Though belonging to the gentry class and educated in music and drama, she was passionately attached to country life and believed herself to have...

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Reconciliation through Remembrance? War Memorials and the Victims of Vukovar

Janine Natalya Clark.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

March 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 9903 words.

Memorials remain a relatively under-investigated dimension of transitional justice. Seeking to address this gap, this empirical article focuses on the Croatian town of Vukovar to examine...

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