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Publications from MUNFLA Research

The Folklore and Language Archive has been used by researchers and writers for publications on a variety of topics. Below is a sample of some publications where writers have used MUNFLA as a resource in their work.

(Publications are listed alphabetically in order of author/editor)

The Little Nord EasterButler, Victor. The Little Nord Easter: Reminiscences of a Placentia Baymen. St. John's: Memorial University Folklore and Language Archive Publications, Community Studies No. 1, 1975.

Crellin, John K. Home Medicine:The Newfoundland Experience. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1994.

Halpert, Herbert. The Cante Fable in Decay. Reprinted from: FOLKLORE IN ACTION: Essays for Discussion in Honor of MacEdward Leach. Edited by Horace P. Beck (Philadelphia, 1962), pp. 139-150. Article reprinted with additions from Southern Folklore Quarterly. V (1941), pp. 191-200.

Christmas Mumming in NewfoundlandHalpert, Herbert and Story, G.M. Christmas Mumming in Newfoundland. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1990.

Folklore and Newfoundland: An Informal Introduction to the Materials and Methods of FolkloreHalpert, Herbert. Folklore and Newfoundland: An Informal Introduction to the Materials and Methods of Folklore. Reprinted from: Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada/Cahiers de la Société Bibliographique du Canada. Vol. VII (1969) pp. 10-22.

A Folklore Sampler from the MaritimesHalpert, Herbert, ed. A Folklore Sampler from the Maritimes. St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada: Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Publications, 1982.

Folklore Studies at Memorial University: Two ReportsHalpert, Herbert and Rosenberg, Neil V. Folklore Studies at Memorial University: Two Reports. Reprinted from: The Canadian Forum ("Folklore Work ...") LIII: 638 (March, 1974), pp. 31-32 and Laurentian University Review ("MUNFLA") VIII:2 (February, 1976), pp. 107-114.

Folktales of NewfoundlandHalpert, Herbert, and Widdowson, J.D.A. Folktales of Newfoundland: The Resilience of the Oral Tradition. Volumes I & II. St. John's, Newfoundland: Breakwater, 1996.

Ireland, Sheila and NewfoundlandHalpert, Herbert. Ireland, Sheila and Newfoundland. Reprinted from: Literature and Folk Culture: Ireland and Newfoundland. Eds. Alison Feder and Bernice Schrank. St. John's, Newfoundland: Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Publications, Bibliographical and Special Series No. 2, 1977, pp. 147-171.

Neither Heaven Nor HellHalpert, Herbert, and Halpert, Violetta M. Neither Heaven Nor Hell. Reprinted from: Mélanges en l'honneur de Luc Lacourcière: Folklore française d'Amerique. Jean Claude Dupont, et al., ed. Montréal: Leméac, 1978, pp. 207-221.

Dictionary of Newfoundland EnglishKirwin, W.J., Story, G.M., and Widdowson, J.D.A. Eds. Dictionary of Newfoundland English, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1982.

Newfoundland Songs and Ballads in Print 1842-1974Mercer, Paul. Newfoundland Songs and Ballads in Print 1842-1974. Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Bibliographical and Special Series, No. 6, St. John's: Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Archive, 1979.

Mitchinson, Wendy. Giving Birth in Canada: 1900-1950. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002.

The Good PeopleNarváez, Peter. Ed. The Good People, New York: Garland, 1991.

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

Strange TerrainRieti, Barbara. Strange Terrain: The Fairy World in Newfoundland. St. John's: The Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1991.

Folklore & Oral HistoryRosenberg, Neil V. Ed. Folklore & Oral History. St. John's: Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1978.

Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and LabradorSmallwood, Joseph R. (editor in chief). The Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. Newfoundland Book Publishers, 1984.

Taft, Michael, (compiled by). A Regional Discography of Newfoundland and Labrador. Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Bibliographical and Special Series, No. 1, St. John's: Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Archive, 1975.

Songs Sung by French NewfoundlandersThomas, Gerald, (compiled by). Songs Sung By French Newfoundlanders. Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Publications Series No. 4, St. John's: Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1978.

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