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Supernaturalism of New England
     

Supernaturalism of New England

by John Greenleaf Whittier, W. K. McNeil (Introduction)
 
Because John Greenleaf Whittier looked upon them as source material for creative writing, he was among the first American folklore collectors to gather oral traditions intentionally. Whittier's status as one of the earliest collectors of American folk traditions is evidenced in this work.

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Because John Greenleaf Whittier looked upon them as source material for creative writing, he was among the first American folklore collectors to gather oral traditions intentionally. Whittier's status as one of the earliest collectors of American folk traditions is evidenced in this work.

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For this 1925 volume, Rickaby selected 55 of the 225 logging songs he had collected from those who'd worked the great forests of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. An unusual bit of Americana for large historical music collections.

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ISBN-13:
9780806314273
Publisher:
Genealogical Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Pages:
94
Sales rank:
747,718
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.19(d)

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