|Born||31 March 1844|
Selkirk, Scottish Borders, Scotland
|Died||20 July 1912 (aged 68)|
Banchory, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
|Occupation||Writer (poet, novelist), Literary critic, Anthropologist|
Andrew Lang (31 March 1844 – 20 July 1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him.
More reading[change | change source]
- Roger Lancelyn Green (1946) Andrew Lang: A critical biography with a short-title bibliography.
- Antonius P. L. de Cocq (1968) Andrew Lang: A nineteenth century anthropologist (Diss. Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands). Tilburg: Zwijsen.
References[change | change source]
- "LANG, Andrew". Who's Who, 59: p. 1016. 1907. https://books.google.com/books?id=yEcuAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA1016.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Andrew Lang at Wikimedia Commons
- Works by Andrew Lang at Internet Archive
- Andrew Lang Fairy Tale Books
- Index to the fairy tales in the Andrew Lang Fairy Tale Books
- A Monk of Fife Complete Book Online
- Custom and Myth - full text HTML of original work.