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Tam Lin

Pamela Dean

Tam Lin

by Pamela Dean

  • 177 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Fantasy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9711029M
    ISBN 100613923219
    ISBN 109780613923217
    OCLC/WorldCa173090752

    The Ballad of Tam Lin is a novella based on an ancient folksong from the Scottish Borders. It is the first in Kathleen McGowan’s series, Legends of the Divine Feminine. A non-fiction analysis of the ballad, its origins, and its exquisite preservation of ancient wisdom teachings follows the fiction along with the author’s notes on her years. Tam Lin Tam Cooper, Author, Susan Cooper, Author, Warwick Hutton, Author Margaret K. McElderry Books $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

      Rather than reviewing a book today, I’m going to take a look at the old Scottish ballad Tam Lin. This ballad has served as the inspiration for a great many novels, including The Perilous Gard, Winter Rose, and Tithe. I first became interested in Tam Lin after reading The Perilous Gard as a teenager.. As Tam Lin is an old ballad, there are many different variations in the story, depending on. Download the USA version of our Plan Book here, for more details on building a home with Tamlin! This beautiful PDF download is perfect to share with friends and family. DOWNLOAD THE USA PLAN BOOK. Here’s what to do next: 1. Add our email address ([email protected]) to your approved senders list so you won’t miss any updates.

    Click to read more about Tam Lin by Pamela Dean. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5(65). Pamela Dean is an American fantasy author whose most notable book is Tam Lin, based on the Child Ballad of the same name, in which the Scottish fairy story is set on a midwestern college campus loosely based on her alma mater, Carleton College in Minnesota. She was a member of the writing group The Scribblies, and was a contributor to the Liavek shared-world anthologies.


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Tam Lin is an ancient Scottish ballad that tells the story of how Tam Lin is rescued from the Queen of the Fairies by his true love, Janet. The first recorded version of the song appears in the book "The Complaynt of Scotland/5. Lyrical and with its occasionally almost song-like prose often hearkening back to the original Tam Lin ballads, Jane Yolen's Tam Lin truly and glowingly is a lovely and wonderful retelling of the latter (and their thematics), giving strong and for a picture book delightfully developed and nuanced personalities Tam Lin book both Jennet (Janet) MacKenzie and Tam Lin (the enchanted fairy knight and /5.

Pamela Dean is an American fantasy author whose most notable book is Tam Lin, based on the Child Ballad of the Tam Lin book name, in which the Scottish fairy story is set on a midwestern college campus loosely based on her alma mater, Carleton College in Minnesota. She was a member of the writing group The Scribblies, and was a contributor to the Liavek shared-world anthologies.4/5(90).

Tam Lin: 39A. Source: The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, by Francis James Child. cites: Johnson's Museum,communicated by Burns. Title: Tam Lin.

Site reference number: 1. There she encounters Tam lin, argues with him, and is then ravaged by him. She then travels home, where an old knight observes she is pregnant, and her brother advises an herbal abortive agent.

She returns to the woods to fetch it, and again encounters Tam Lin, who inquires about her pregnancy. "Tam Lin" has been my favorite fairy tale since kindergarten, and Jane Yolen retells it beautifully.

The illustrations, too, are wonderful. I especially like this story, because it is very unique. There is a heroine instead of a hero, Tam Lin and Janet are not a prince and /5(12). – Horn Book “In Yolen’s vibrant prose, this retelling of an ancient Scottish ballad leaps from the page in riveting strokes.

Here, in all its moonswept mystery, is the story of how Jennet, red-headed daughter of the MacKenzie clan, rescues Tam Lin, the man she loves. The trouble with Tam Lin is that he's a walking contradiction.

Tam Lin has all these great qualities that make us like him, and he often makes us laugh. But then we find out that he's a terrorist who killed children (albeit accidentally). What makes Tam Lin such a fascinating character is his past.

He is who he is because of what he's done. I reviewed this book two and a half years ago, when I first read it, and I feel the urge to re-review it and give a more mature perspective. (or, "How Tam Lin Impacted My Life")Since reading this book I have read so many works of great literature (like the poetry of Keats, and _The Lady's Not for Burning_, and _Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead_, and the poetry of Pope) that I wouldn't /5(6).

Get this from a library. Tam Lin. [Pamela Dean; Thomas Canty; Terri Windling] -- An old Scottish ballad and fairy tale sings of Janet, who defied Tam Lin by walking on her own land.

She then was compelled to do battle with the Faery Queen for possession of her lover's soul and. The poem is her real child, because Dean’s Tam Lin is a book about minds and their products, and bodies don’t particularly matter here.

Janet’s unborn child never feels more than theoretical. ‎In the ancient Scottish ballad "Tam Lin," headstrong Janet defies Tam Lin to walk in her own land of Carterhaugh and then must battle the Queen of Faery for possession of her lover’s body and soul.

In this version of "Tam Lin," masterfully crafted by 4/5(2). Tam Lin by Dean, Pamela and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Pamela Dean is an American fantasy author whose most notable book is Tam Lin, based on the Child Ballad of the same name, in which the Scottish fairy story is set on a midwestern college campus loosely based on her alma mater, Carleton College in Minnesota.

She was a member of the writing group The Scribblies, and was a contributor to the Liavek shared-world anthologies/5(34). "Tam Lin" is Child Ballad #39, stemming from Oral Tradition, and one of the most popular ballads, both as a song and as a source for is from southern Scotland; the oldest known version was printed in In a nutshell: Headstrong young Janet hears that the mysterious Tam Lin has forbidden all maidens to go to the wood called Carterhaugh (a real place; it's near Selkirk), on.

Tam Lin. O I forbid you, maidens all, That wear gold in your hair, To come or go by Carterhaugh, For young Tam Lin is there. There's none that goes by Carterhaugh But they leave him a wad, *token, object of value Either their rings, or green mantles, Or else their maidenhead.

Buy a cheap copy of Tam Lin book by Susan Cooper. Margaret, daughter of the king of Scotland, longs for adventure. Tired of setting a good example for all the other young girls -- and of waiting to be married -- Free shipping over $/5(1). Tam Lin is based on an old Scottish ballad. It’s the story of a group of friends at a liberal arts college in Minnesota in the s, talking, reading, discussing, seeing plays, falling in love.

Set against the backdrop of the early s, imbued with wit, poetry, romance, and magic, Tam Lin has become a cult classic—and once you begin reading, you’ll know why. This reissue features an updated introduction by the book’s original editor, the acclaimed Terri Windling.

Pamela Dean is an American fantasy author whose most notable book is Tam Lin, based on the Child Ballad of the same name, in which the Scottish fairy story is set on a midwestern college campus loosely based on her alma mater, Carleton College in was a member of the writing group The Scribblies, and was a contributor to the Liavek shared-world anthologies/5(31).

Print book: Juvenile audience: English: 1st edView all editions and formats Summary: A retelling of the old Scottish ballad in which a young girl rescues the human. Tam Lin, by Pamela Dean, is one of those books that defies description in the best way, because it both is and is not a fantasy.

For most of the book, it’s the story of a girl named Janet.In this version of “Tam Lin,” masterfully crafted by Pamela Dean, Janet is a college student, “Carterhaugh” is Carter Hall at the university where her father teaches, and Tam Lin is .