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Literature and folk culture, Ireland and Newfoundland

Literature and folk culture, Ireland and Newfoundland

papers from the ninth annual seminar of the Canadian Association for Irish Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland, February 11-15, 1976

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Published by Memorial University in St. John"s Nfld .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature and folklore,
  • Folk literature -- Ireland,
  • Folk literature -- Newfoundland

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Alison Feder and Bernice Schrank.
    SeriesFolklore and language publication series - Memorial University of Newfoundland : bibliographical and special series ; no. 2
    ContributionsFeder, Alison., Schrank, Bernice., Canadian Association for Irish Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination182 p. :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23747326M

    Narváez also edited the book Good People: New Fairylore Essays (Garland, ; and University Press of Kentucky, ). The same section's other piece, "Folklore about Seniors: Newfoundland Media Legends," was published in an earlier form as "The Folklore of'Old Foolishness': Newfoundland Media Leg- ends," in Canadian Literature ,   The volume includes analysis of famous Irish writers such as Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats, James Joyce and Samuel Beckett, who are commonly regarded as part of the canon of elite Irish literature but who have either used elements of popular culture in their work, or else occupy a special position in popular culture themselves.

    and living folk culture. Literature has provoked riots over national self-representation in the Abbey Theatre in the early s with comically subversive portraits of Irish life. And writers were instrumental in challenging a repressively conservative social milieu in the newly. My first book compared Irish immigrant adaptations in a selection of Newfoundland outports to Irish communities in New Brunswick and Ontario. It focused on farming, kinship networks, property acquisition and inheritance, and material folk culture in the 19th century.

    Irish traditional music began as an oral tradition, passed on from generation to generation by listening, learning by ear and without formally writing the tunes on paper. This is a practice that. Get this from a library! Ireland and popular culture. [Sylvie Mikowski;] -- This book explores the differences between 'high' and 'low' cultures in an Irish context, arguing that these differences require constant revision and redefinition. The volume includes analysis of.


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Papers from the 9 th Annual Seminar of the Canadian Association for Irish Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland, February 11–15, St John’s: Memorial University of Newfoundland. From Ontario lumber camps to Newfoundland’s coast, the folk songs that ring out are Irish to the core.

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The study discusses the scope of literature, the region of Northern Nigeria and aspects of its popular culture, and finally goes ahead to examine the socio-political issues captured in Abubakar Gimbar’s Inner Rumblings. Alison Feder and Bernice Schrank, eds. Literature and Folk Culture: Ireland and Newfoundland.

ix, pp. pbk. ($). [Papers on aspects of the vernacular and literary cultures.] Michael Taft. A Regional Discography of Newfoundland and Labrador. xxx, pp. pbk. ($). Like the folk literature of other cultures, Russian tales embody human attitudes and values, although all folktales of the same culture may not reflect the same things.

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