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History and Folklore Podcast

Jul 21, 2020

What are house spirits? How do you get one, how do you look after it and why does nobody seem to have one anymore? Find out in this episode of the History and Folklore Podcast.


Aveela, Ronesa, 'A Study of Household Spirits of Eastern Europe' (2018).

The Fearie Folk Podcast: The Helpful Hob and the Mysterious Merman of the North Yorkshire Moors (2020).

Lecouteux, Claude, 'The Tradition of Household Spirits' (2013).

Sumpter, Caroline, 'The Victorian Press and the Fairy Tale' (2008).