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Social Science Folklore & Mythology

Folklore of Canada

by (author) Edith Fowke

Publisher
McClelland & Stewart
Initial publish date
Apr 1990
Category
Folklore & Mythology, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology, General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780771032042
    Publish Date
    Apr 1990
    List Price
    $21.99

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Folk tales, legends, tall tales, jokes, riddles, myths, sea shanties - all types of folklore, from every corner of Canada, make up this classic collection by one of the most prominent folklorists in Canada today.

About the author

Edith Fowke (1913-1996) was a professor in the Department of English, York University and a member of the Order of Canada and a Fellow of the American Folklore Society. She is the author of many books and articles on Canadian folk songs and children's lore, and was the editor of Folklore Canada and the Canadian Folk Music Journal.

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