P.J. Kinsella, Some Superstitions and Traditions of
Newfoundland: A Collection of Superstitions, Traditions, Folk-Lore,
Ghost Stories Etc., Etc., 1998. v, 54 pp. pbk. ($7.43 inc.
P.K. Devine, Devine's Folklore of Newfoundland in Old
Words, Phrases and Expressions, Their Origin and Meaning, 1997. vi,
81 pp. pbk. ($9.58 inc. tax).
J.D.A. Widdowson, ed., Bibliography of British Folklore,
1996. xv, 456 pp. pbk. ($35.00 inc. tax).
Gerald Thomas, The Tall Tale and Philippe D'Alcripe. An
Analysis of the Tall Tale Genre with Particular Reference to
Philippe D'Alcripe's La Nouvelle Fabrique des Excellents Traits
de Vérité, together with an Annotated Translation of the Work,
1977. xv, 259 pp. pbk. ($10.70 inc. tax)
- This translation and study of a sixteenth century French
collection of tall tales includes a discussion of the tall tale
in France and America and its relationships with other folklore
Herbert Halpert, ed. A Folklore Sampler From the
Maritimes. With a Bibliographical Essay on The Folktale in
English, 1982. xix, 272 pp. pbk. ($10.70 inc. tax)
Kenneth S. Goldstein and Neil V. Rosenberg, eds. Folklore
Studies in Honour of Herbert Halpert--A Festschrift, 1980. ix,
395 pp. pbk. ($12.84 inc. tax)
Kenneth S. Goldstein, ed. Canadian Folklore Perspectives,
1978. vii, 68 pp. pbk. (5.35 inc. tax)
- Papers by Neil V. Rosenberg, Elli Köngäs Maranda, Ban Seng
Hoe, and Carole Henderson Carpenter, on the public perception
of folklore and political aspects of its study in Canada.
Neil V. Rosenberg, ed. Folklore and Oral History, 1978.
xx, 101 pp. pbk. ($5.35 inc. tax)
- These papers, by historians, linguists, anthropologists and
folklorists, provide an introduction to the use of oral data in
the study of culture and history.
Alison Feder and Bernice Schrank, eds. Literature and
Folk Culture: Ireland and Newfoundland, 1977. ix, 182 pp. pbk.
($8.02 inc. tax)
- Papers by Richard Walsh, Michael Molloy, Bryan MacMahon,
Devin Danaher, Ronald Ayling, Herbert Halpert, William Kirwin,
on many aspects of the vernacular and literary cultures of
Ireland and Newfoundland.
Gerald Thomas, Songs Sung by French Newfoundlanders, A
Catalogue of the Holdings of the Memorial University of
Newfoundland Folklore and Language Archive, 1978. ix, 93 pp. pbk.
($5.35 inc. tax)
- Lists 180 songs in 283 variants collected from singers in
francophone communities on Newfoundland's Port-au-Port
peninsula between 1971 and 1978. Provides Index of Titles and
First Lines and Index of Singers with Repertoires by Titles and
First Lines. Brief biographical notes on each singer.
Michael Taft, A Regional Discography of Newfoundland and
Labrador, 1904-1972, 1975. xxx, 102 pp. pbk. ($5.35 inc.
- Lists every commercial record featuring a Newfoundland
performer and a wide range of privately produced discs.
Documents the selective adoption by Newfoundlanders of mainland
popular music styles.
Paul Mercer, Newfoundland Songs and Ballads in Print
1842-1974: A Title and First-Line Index, 1979. xv, 343 pp. pbk.
($10.70 inc. tax)
- Lists by title and first line all published texts of
Newfoundland folksongs. Cross-referenced to Child, Laws, and
Department of Folklore
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland
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