Martin Lovelace


2014 "Light in Darkness: Visualization in Ballad Performance and the Woodcuts of Douglas Percy Bliss," paper given at the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies. May 8-11, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo.

2013 "'There's Sure to be a Row': Marriage, Lies, and Idealism in the Song Repertoire of Rita Young of St. Bride's, Newfoundland," paper given at the 43rd International Ballad Conference, October 13-19, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

“Neighbours and Night Visits in the Song Repertoire of Clarence Blois,” in Singing the Nations: Herder’s Legacy, eds. Dace Bula and Sigrid Rieuwerts. B.A.S.I.S, Vol.4. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2008, 251-260.

“’Tam Lin’ in Newfoundland,” in Ballad Mediations: Folksongs Recovered, Represented, Revisited, eds. Roger deV. Renwick and Sigrid Rieuwerts. B.A.S.I.S. Vol 2. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2006, 19-26.

“Unnatural Selection: Maud Karpeles’s Newfoundland Field Diaries,” in Folk Song Tradition, Revival, and Re-Creation, eds. Ian Russell and David Atkinson. Aberdeen: University of Aberdeen/The Elphinstone Institute, 2004, 284-298.

“’Down By This Laney Side’: Clarence Blois, Farmer and Singer,” Canadian Folk Music Journal, 13 (1985), 3-12.

“W. Roy Mackenzie as a Collector of Folksong,” Canadian Folk Music Journal, 5 (1977), 5-11.

Other topics:

“Immateria Medica: Charmers and their Communities in Newfoundland,” Incantatio: An International Journal on Charms and Charming, 1 (2012), 36-47.

“Jack and His Masters: Real Worlds and Tale Worlds in Newfoundland Folktales,” Journal of Folklore Research, 38: 1-2 (2001), 149-170.

“Literary and Oral Styles in Newfoundland Autobiographies,” Newfoundland Studies, 5:1 (1989) 53-60.

“Christmas Mumming in England,” in Folklore Studies in Honour of Herbert Halpert, eds. Kenneth S. Goldstein and Neil V. Rosenberg. St. John’s: MUNFLP, 1980, 271-280.

“’We Had Words’: Narratives of Verbal Conflicts,” Lore and Language, 3:1 (1979), 29-37.


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