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Tam lin

Explore the enchanting story of Tam Lin, a legendary character from Scottish folklore. Learn about his encounters with fairies, his transformative journey, and the captivating love story at the heart of this ancient tale.
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Tam (or Tamas) Lin (also called Tamlane, Tamlin, Tomlin, Tam Lien, TamaLine, Tam Lyn, or Tam Lane) is a character in a legendary ballad originating from the Scottish Borders (Child 39, Roud 35). It is also associated with a reel of the same name, also known as the Glasgow Reel. The story revolves

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Jinann Cobia
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We're speaking specifically about Tam Lin, of course, as well as Tam O'Shanter. I would love to go hear this lecture! Here are some excerpts from the article: An academic is to explore why Scotland's cultural heritage is full of sex and the supernatural. Dr Donna Heddle said she also found "interesting patterns of female empowerment" while researching works for a lecture at Celtic Connections. ... Dr Heddle said: "This lecture is about the shape-shifting supernatural creatures like selkies…

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Sue Currie
Tam Lin Once Upon A Blog...: My Fairy Tale Romance Is Not For the Faint Of Heart Folk Tales, Fairy Tales, Botanical Illustration, Illustration Art, Vintage Illustrations, Big Art Prints, Tam Lin, Fantasy Garb, Norse Myth

The cover for Winter rose by Patricia A. McKillip, painting by Kinuko Y. Craft I'm not usually one to note days like Valentine's Day but with all the talk of love and fairy tales at the moment in the media I thought I'd take the opportunity to share one of my favorite fairy tales ever since it has a lot to do with love. It's Tam Lin and I love this fairy tale ballad, but not because of the initial passion and "romance", though clearly the girl who insists on exploring "her" land, (despite…

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Mishka F.