Explorations in Canadian folklore

  • 400 Pages
  • 3.91 MB
  • English
McClelland and Stewart , Toronto
Folklore -- Canada., Canada -- Social life and cus


Canada, Ca

StatementEdith Fowke, Carole H. Carpenter.
ContributionsCarpenter, Carole Henderson, 1944-
LC ClassificationsGR113 .F665 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination400 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2596579M
ISBN 100771019092
LC Control Number85151573

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fowke, Edith, Explorations in Canadian folklore. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. By studying Canadian cultural artifacts, particularly literary ones of the twentieth centiry, she explores the Canadian 'langscape' (the set of myths through which a culture processes its encounter with nature), aiming at nothing less than the delineation of the 'prototypical Canadian' and the 'mapping' of the Canadian sense of by: EXPLORATIONS IN CANADIAN FOLKLORE.

Fowke, Edith and Carole H. Carpenter. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, c pp, paper, $, ISBN CIP Grades 10 and up Reviewed by Anne Locatelli.

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In this study of Canadian folklore, Edith Fowke, a much-published scholar and anthologizer of Canadian folklore, argues that it is "the material that is handed on by tradition, either by word of mouth or by custom and practice about which historians write." She examines in detail collectors, folktales, folk music, minor genres (speech, riddles, proverbs, childlore, beliefs), folk arts and.

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In short, lively essays, contributors to the volume, all of whom have close personal or professional relationships to the military. Canadian folklore is the traditional material that Canadians pass down from generation to generation, either as oral literature or "by custom or practice".

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Book Description: This new volume of theLiterary History of Canadacovers the continuing development of English-Canadian writing from to As with the three earlier volumes, this book is an invaluable guide to recent developments in English-Canadian literature and a resource for both the general reader and the specialist researcher.

Jump to full list of Canadian fairy tales. About: Canadian folklore and fairy tales were influenced by region and ethno-cultural groups around Canada. With Inuit-Indian folklore, French Canadian and Anglo-Canadian folklore, to name just a few, the breadth of folkloric history in.

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Launched in Toronto inat the very moment that. Folklore of Canada. [Edith Fowke] -- An anthology of Canada's diverse folk traditions, including a section on native peoples with tales from each of the major groups. of Dalbec / William P. Greenough --Parlour games on Ile Verte / Maurice Tremblay --The early development of French-Canadian foodways / Jay A.

Anderson --The quest of the. folklore materials, there were also strong Canadian influences on the intellectual direc-tion of the AFS itself, including from the position of Canadian presidents (e.g., Horatio Hale and later Marius Barbeau). Many of the early officers of AFS conducted fieldwork in Canada, and many of the Canadian contributors (e.g., William A.

Wintemberg. This book is the only comprehensive bibliography of Canadian folklore in English, entailing different items arranged by genres.

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In addition to Les Archives de folklore and Troubadour, 4 other folklore periodicals have been active since the s: Bulletin of the Folklore Studies Association of Canada (est ), Canadian Folk Music Journal (est ), Canadian Folklore Canadien (est ) and Culture and Tradition (Memorial and Laval, est ).

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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xvi, p.: ill., map, ports. ; 23 cm.

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