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Title 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
Published Logan : Utah State University Press, [2018] (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)
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Description 1 online resource (pages cm)
Series Book collections on Project MUSE
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Fairy tales -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Specimens
Folklore -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- History
Oral tradition -- Newfoundland and Labrador
Spoken word poetry
Tales -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Specimens
Fairy tales.
Oral tradition.
Spoken word poetry.
Newfoundland and Labrador.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Best, Anita, 1948- editor
Greenhill, Pauline, editor
Lannon, Alice, 1927-2013, storyteller
Lovelace, Martin J., editor
Power, Pius, 1915-1993, storyteller
Project Muse
LC no. 2019020517
ISBN 1607329204