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Folktales of Newfoundland : the Resilience of the Oral Tradition

Author: Herbert Halpert; J D A Widdowson
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015. ©1996
Series: Routledge library editions., Folklore ;, volume 7.
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This collection of Newfoundland folk narratives, first published in 1996, grew out of extensive fieldwork in folk culture in the province. The intention was to collect as broad a spectrum of traditional material as possible, and Folktales of Newfoundland is notable not only for the number and quality of its narratives, but also for the format in which they are presented. A special transcription system conveys to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Halpert, Herbert.
Folktales of Newfoundland (RLE Folklore) : The Resilience of the Oral Tradition.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Halpert; J D A Widdowson
ISBN: 9781317551492 1317551494 9781317551485 1317551486 9781315731278 1315731274
OCLC Number: 903929969
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Garland, 1996.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; SERIES EDITOR'S PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; Historical Background; Map; Storytelling in Newfoundland; Transcription; Language; Phonology; Lexis; Grammar; Syntax; Method of Presentation; Duration; Source; Location; Audience; Context, Style, and Language; Music; Types and Motifs; International Parallels; Notes; TEXTS AND NOTES; 1. The Animals Frighten the Robbers; 2. The Old Woman and Her Three Sons; 3. Daddy Redcap. 4. Peter and Minnie (Jack and the Three Giants)5. Peter and Minnie (Jack and the Three Giants); 6. Peter and Minnie (Jack and the Three Giants); 7. Greensleeves; 8. The Green Man of Eggum; 9. The Green Man of Eggum; 10. The Green Man of Eggum; 11. The Glassen Pole; 12. The Head Card Player of the World; 13. The Head Card Player of the World; 14. Jack and the Mermaid; 15. Master Arch; 16. Brave Jack; 17. Peg Bearskin; 18. Pegg Bearskin; 19. Jack Gets into Heaven; 20. The Dream; 21. The King of Ashes' Daughter; 22. Jack and the Princess; 23. The Blue Bull; 24. The Blue Bull. 25. A Ship Sailed on Wind and Water26. The Ship that Sailed Without Wind or Water; 27. The Ship that Sailed Without Wind or Water; 28. Jack, Tom and Billl (Jack and the Beautiful Punt); 29. The Queen of Paradise' Garden; 30. The Queen of Paradise' Garden; 31. The Flower of the World; 32. The Bottle of World's End Water; 33. The Bottle of World's End Water; 34. Dung, Ass, Dung; 35. Jack the Apple Seller; 36. The King's Son; 37. Hard Head; 38. Hard Head; 39. Hard Head; 40. Hard Head; 41. Hard Head; 42. Hard Un; 43. Poverty Parting with Good Company; 44. Jack Wins the King's Daughter. 45. Jack and the Slave Islands46. Jack and the Slave Islands; 47. Jack and the Slave Islands; 48. Jack and the Slave Islands; 49. The Fiddler's Bet; 50. The Fiddler's Bet; 51. The Fiddler's Bet; 52. The Fiddler's Bet; 53. The Basketmaker; 54. The Faithful Wife; 55. Jack and the Duke, or Lies and Truth; 56. Jack and the Duke, or Lies and Truth; 57. The Three Questions; 58. The Three Questions; 59. The Three Questions; 60. The Three Questions; 61. The Three Questions; 62. Jim Slowan; 63. The Black Chief of Slowan; 64. The Black Chief of Slowan; 65. The Fox Riddle; 66. The Fox Riddle. 67. The Bag of Money68. The Cuckoo; 69. Jack and the Devil; 70. The Feller that Cornered the Devil; 71. Jack Outwits the Devil; 72. Jack Outwits the Devil ; 73. The Fellow Who Sold Himself to the Devil; 74. What Darkens the Door?; 75. Hit That!; 76. Hit It; 77. Pat Tells Mike to Hit It; 78. The Newfies in the Pit; 79. On Account of Stupidity; 80. Intelligence; 81. Intelligence; 82. The Heelstick; 83. The Man in the Coffin; 84. The Man in the Coffin; 85. The Test; 86. The Man Above; 87. The Man Above; 88. Jack the Sailor Feller; 89. Jack the Sailor Feller; 90. Little Dicky Melburn.
Series Title: Routledge library editions., Folklore ;, volume 7.
Responsibility: Herbert Halpert and J.D.A. Widdowson ; with the assistance of Martin J. Lovelace and Eileen Collins ; music transcription and commentary by Julia C. Bishop.

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