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Clever maids, fearless Jacks, and a cat : fairy tales from a living oral tradition / edited by Anita Best, Martin Lovelace, Pauline Greenhill ; illustrated by Graham Blair.

Contributor(s): Lannon, Alice, 1927-2013 | Power, Pius, 1915-1993 | Best, Anita, 1948- | Lovelace, Martin J | Greenhill, Pauline.
Publisher: Logan : Utah State University Press, [2019]Description: vii, 315 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781607329190; 1607329190.Subject(s): Fairy tales -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Specimens | Tales -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Specimens | Folklore -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- History | Oral tradition -- Newfoundland and Labrador | Spoken word poetry
Contents:
Johnson and the fellow traveller told by Pius Power Sr. -- Jack and the cat told by Alice Lannon -- Jack shipped to the devil at Blackhead told by Pius Power Sr. -- The suit the colour of the clouds told by Pius Power Sr. -- Pretty raven ; The copper castle of the Lowlands told by Pius Power Sr.
Summary: "Passed on orally between generations as a community tradition, these sensitive and artful tales don't appear anywhere in print. Features ethnopoetic transcriptions from authors to give authentic accounts of "living" oral performances from the past century and to demonstrate the artistry that is possible without written word"--Provided by publisher.
Item type Current location Shelving location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
New Book New Book Osterlin Library
New Book Shelf GR113.5 .N54 C55 2019 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 33039001486256

"Passed on orally between generations as a community tradition, these sensitive and artful tales don't appear anywhere in print. Features ethnopoetic transcriptions from authors to give authentic accounts of "living" oral performances from the past century and to demonstrate the artistry that is possible without written word"--Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Johnson and the fellow traveller told by Pius Power Sr. -- Jack and the cat told by Alice Lannon -- Jack shipped to the devil at Blackhead told by Pius Power Sr. -- The suit the colour of the clouds told by Pius Power Sr. -- Pretty raven ; The copper castle of the Lowlands told by Pius Power Sr.

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