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TEXTBOOKS

Bendix, Regina. In Search of Authenticity: The Formation of Folklore Studies. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1997.

Dorson, Richard M., ed. Folklore and Folklife. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1972.

Dundes, Alan, ed. The Study of Folklore. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1965.

Dundes, Alan, ed. International Folkloristics: Classic Contributions by the Founders of Folklore. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999.

Fowke, Edith, and Carole H. Carpenter. Explorations in Canadian Folklore. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1985.

Georges, Robert A., and Michael Owen Jones. Folkloristics: An Introduction. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995.

Greenhill, Pauline and Diane Tye, eds. Undisciplined Women: Tradition and Culture in Canada. McGill-Queen's University Press, 1997.

Ó Giolláin, Diarmuid. Locating Irish Folklore: Tradition, Modernity, Identity. Cork: Cork University Press, 2000.

Oring, Elliott, ed. Folk Groups and Folklore Genres. Logan: Utah State University Press, 1986.

Schoemaker, George H., ed. The Emergence of Folklore in Everyday Life: A Fieldguide and Sourcebook. Bloomington, IN: Trickster Press, 1990.

Simms, Martha C., and Martine Stephens. Living Folklore: An Introduction to the Study of People and Their Traditions. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2005.

Toelken, Barre. The Dynamics of Folklore. Logan: Utah State University Press, 1996.

ENCYCLOPEDIAS, HANDBOOKS, COLLECTIONS, ETC.

Brunvand, Jan Harold, ed. American Folklore: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1996.

Desdouits, Anne-Marie, et Laurier Turgeon. Ethnologies francophones de l'Amérique et d'ailleurs. Québec: Les presses de l’Université Laval, 1997.

Dorson, Richard M., ed. Handbook of American Folklore. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1983.

Green, Thomas A., ed. Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Beliefs, Customs, Tales, Music, and Art. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 1997.

Locke, Liz, Theresa A. Vaughan, and Pauline Greenhill, eds. Encyclopedia of Women's Folklore and Folklife. Vol I. WestPort, CT: Greenwood Press, 2009.

JOURNALS

Ethnologies, formerly Canadian Folklore canadien. Published by the Folklore Studies Association of Canada.

Journal of American Folklore. Published by the American Folklore Society.

A SELECTED LIST OF STUDIES PUBLISHED BY FACULTY, FORMER FACULTY, AND FORMER STUDENTS IN THIS PROGRAM

Bennett, Margaret. The Last Stronghold: Scottish Gaelic Traditions in Newfoundland. St. John's: Breakwater Books, 1989.

Buchan, David. The Ballad and The Folk. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997. (Reprint of 1972 edition).

Butler, Gary R. Saying Isn't Believing: Conversation, Narrative and the Discourse of Belief in a French Newfoundland Community. St. John's: Institute for Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1990.

Carpenter, Carole Henderson. Many Voices: A Study of Folklore Activities in Canada and Their Role in Canadian Culture. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada (National Museum of Man Mercury Series, Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies Paper No. 26), 1979.

Cox, Gordon S. A. Folk Music in a Newfoundland Outport. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada (National Museum of Man Mercury Series, Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies Paper No. 32), 1980.

Del Negro, Giovanna. Looking Through My Mother’s Eyes: Life Stories of Nine Italian Immigrant Women in Canada. Toronto: Guernica Press, 1997.

Doucette, Laurel. Skill and Status: Traditional Expertise Within A Rural Canadian Family. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada (National Museum of Man Mercury Series, Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies Paper No. 28), 1979.

Everett, Holly. Roadside Crosses in Contemporary Memorial Culture. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2002.

Goldstein, Diane E. Once Upon a Virus: AIDS Legends and Vernacular Risk Perception. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2004.

Greenhill, Pauline. True Poetry: Traditional and Popular Verse in Ontario. Montreal: McGill-Queen's, 1989.

Greenhill, Pauline. Ethnicity in the Mainstream: Three Studies of English Canadian Culture in Ontario. Montreal: McGill-Queen's, 1994.

Greenhill, Pauline, and Diane Tye, eds. Undisciplined Women: Tradition and Culture in Canada. Montreal: McGill-Queen's, 1997.

Halpert, Herbert, and J.D.A. Widdowson. Folktales of Newfoundland. 2 volumes. St. John's: Breakwater Books, 1996.

Kahn, Alison. Listen While I Tell You: A Story of the Jews of St. John's, Newfoundland. St. John's: Institute for Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1987.

Kodish, Debora. Good Friends and Bad Enemies: Robert Winslow Gordon and the
Study of American Folksong
. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1986.

Lamson, Cynthia. "Bloody Decks and a Bumper Crop": The Rhetoric of Sealing Counter-Protest. St. John's: Institute for Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1979.

Lovelace, Martin, Peter Narváez, and Diane Tye, eds. Bean Blossom to Bannerman, Odyssey of a Folklorist: A Festschrift for Neil V. Rosenberg. St. John’s: Department of Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2005.

Murray, Hilda Chaulk. More Than Fifty Percent: Woman's Life in a Newfoundland Outport. St. John's: Breakwater Books, 1979.

Narvaez, Peter, ed. The Good People: New Fairylore Essays. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1997.

Narváez, Peter, ed. Of Corpse: Death and Humor in Folklore and Popular Culture. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2003.

Narváez, Peter, and Martin Laba, eds. Media Sense: The Folklore-Popular Culture Continuum. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1986.

Posen, I. Sheldon. For Singing and Dancing and all Sorts of Fun: The Story of the Ottawa Valley's Most Famous Song, The Chapeau Boys. Toronto: Deneau, 1988.

Pocius, Gerald L. A Place to Belong: Community Order and Everyday Space in Calvert, Newfoundland. Montreal: McGill-Queen's, 1991.

Pocius, Gerald L. Textile Traditions of Eastern Newfoundland. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada (National Museum of Man Mercury Series, Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies Paper No. 29), 1979.

Quigley, Colin. Close to the Floor: Folk Dance in Newfoundland. St. John’s: Department of Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1985.

Quigley, Colin. Music from the Heart: Compositions of a Folk Fiddler. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1995. [About Newfoundland fiddler Emile Benoit]

Rieti, Barbara. Strange Terrain: The Fairy World in Newfoundland. St. John's: Institute for Social and Economic Research, 1991.

Rieti, Barbara. Making Witches: Newfoundland Traditions of Spells and Counterspells. Montreal: McGill-Queen's, 2008.

Robidoux, Michael A. Men at Play: A Working Understanding of Professional Hockey. Montreal: McGill-Queen's, 2001.

Rosenberg, Neil V. Bluegrass: A History. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1985.

Rosenberg, Neil V., ed. Transforming Tradition: Folk Music Revivals Examined. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1993.

Ryan, Shannon, and Larry Small. Haulin' Rope and Gaff: Songs and Poetry of the Newfoundland Seal Fishery. St. John's: Breakwater Books, 1978.

Taft, Michael. Discovering Saskatchewan Folklore. Edmonton: NeWest Press, 1983.

Taylor, David A. Boat Building in Winterton, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada (National Museum of Man Mercury Series, Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies Paper No. 41), 1982.

Thomas, Gerald. The Two Traditions: The Art of Storytelling Amongst French Newfoundlanders. St. John's: Breakwater Books, 1993.

Thomas, Gerald, and J.D.A. Widdowson, eds. Studies in Newfoundland Folklore: Community and Process. St. John's: Breakwater Books, 1991.

Weir, Gail. The Miners of Wabana: The Story of the Iron Ore Miners of Bell Island. St. John’s: Breakwater Books, 1989.

PUBLIC AND APPLIED FOLKLORE STUDENTS

Baron, Robert and Nick Spitzer, ed. 2007. Public Folklore. Jackson: University of Mississippi Press.

Belanus, Betty, and Gregory Hansen, eds. 2000. "Public Folklore." Speical Issue of Folklore Forum, Vol. 31, Number 2.

Feintuch, Burt. 1988. The Conservation of Culture. Folklorists and the Public Sector. Lexington, Kentucky: University of Kentucky Press.

Hufford, Mary, ed. 1994. Conserving Culture. A New Discourse on Heritage. Urbana: University of Illinois.

Jones, Michael Owen, ed. 1994. Putting Folklore to Use. Lexington, Kentucky: University Press of Kentucky.

Wells, Patricia Atkinson, ed. 2006. Working for and With the Folk: Public Folklore in the Twenty-first Century. Special issue of Journal of American Folklore 119 (Winter).

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