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Folktales of Newfoundland Pbdirect

The Resilience of the Oral Tradition, 1st Edition

By J.D.A. Widdowson, Herbert Halpert

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1,175 pages

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This volume is a collection of folk culture in the Newfoundland. It explores and documents the linguistic and folkloristic traditions, dialect, mumming traditions, and narratives of Newfoundland culture. The volume is meant for a general academic readership.

Table of Contents

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 Water 26. The Ship that Sailed Without Wind or Water 27. The Ship that Sailed Without Wind or Water 28. Jack, Tom and Bill (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 Kings Daughter 45. Jack and the Slave Islands 46. 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 Basket maker 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 Money 68. 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 Heelstic 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 91. Little Dicky Melburn 92. Little Dicky Melburn 93. Little Dick Melden 94. Wigsby 95. Jack Scares the Robbers 96. Jack and the Goose 97. Father Drumcap 98. Jack and the Queens Mother 99. Jack Fools Them 100. Jack Fools Them 101. The Highest Penny 102. Jack Pretends to Kill his Mother 103. Going to Heaven in a Bag 104. The Man from Paradise 105. The Long and Hungry Month of March 106. The Old Man, the Old Woman, and the Robbers 107. A Rainy Day 108. The Long Hungry Month of March 109. For Mr. March 110. Beans is Hurting Me 111. Jack Lives Without Eating 112. The Two of Them, Skipper? 113. The Two of Them, Skipper? 114. Jack and the Giant 115. The Parson’s Sheep 116. The Parson’s Sheep 117. The Parson’s Sheep 118. The Parson’s Sheep 119. Jack and the Ministers 120. Uncle Sam and the Ministers 121. You Take that One 122. One for You 123. One for You 124. You Take This One 125. One for You 126. One for You and One for Me 127. Take That Unclean Thing From Thy Bosom 128. Abraham, What Hast Thou Got in Thy Bosom? 129. Solomon Pulled from Thy Bosom 130. Take That Wicked Heart and Heave Un From Thee 131. Take That Unclean Thing From Thy Bosom 132. Abraham, What Hast Thou in Thy Bosom? 133. What Thou Have in Thy Bosom Bring Forth 134. The Boy in the Puncheon 135. How Mahney Came to Freshwater 136. Escaping From a Cop 137. The Pig that Wouldn’t Get Over the Stile 138. The Old Woman Who Wanted to Pick Marshberries 139. Pig Won’t Jump Over the Stile 140. The King Loses Patience 141. Mr. O’Brien from the County of Cork 142. Mr. O’Brien from the County of Cork 143. The Man Who Had No Story To Tell 144. Black George (Black George Rescues the Girl) 145. Black George (Black George Rescues the Girl) 146. Black George (Black George Rescues the Girl) 147. You Can Sleep with the Baby 148. Sleeping with the Old Folks 149. Little Jack (The Little Fisherman) 150. Little Jack (The Little Fisherman)

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC002000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General