Folk-Lore Journal


Folk-Lore Journal
   The journal published by the *Folk-Lore Society from 1883 to 1889 (seven volumes altogether), replacing *Folk-Lore Record and in turn replaced by *Folk-Lore.

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  • Folk-Lore Record —    The first journal published by the *Folk Lore Society, and thus the first journal in the world to be devoted solely to the subject. Folk Lore Record ran for five volumes, 1878 to 1882. It was succeeded by the *Folk Lore Journal, and later by… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Folk music — Folk song redirects here. For other uses, see Folk song (disambiguation). Folk music Béla Bartók recording Slovak peasant singers in 1908 Traditions List of folk music traditions …   Wikipedia

  • folk dance — folk dancer. folk dancing. 1. a dance that originated among, and has been transmitted through, the common people. Cf. court dance. 2. a piece of music for such a dance. [1905 10] * * * Dance that has developed without a choreographer and that… …   Universalium

  • Folk music of England — Pentangle performing in 2007 Folk music of England refers to various types of traditionally based music, often contrasted with courtly, classical and later commercial music, for which evidence exists from the later medieval period. It has been… …   Wikipedia

  • folk literature — Introduction also called  folklore  or  oral tradition        the lore (traditional knowledge and beliefs) of cultures having no written language. It is transmitted by word of mouth and consists, as does written literature, of both prose and… …   Universalium

  • Down in the Valley (folk song) — Down in the Valley ( Birmingham Jail ) Written by Traditional Language English Form Ballad Down in the Valley , also known as Birmingham Jail , is a traditional American folk song.[1][2] …   Wikipedia

  • English Folk Dance Society —    The foundation of the EFDS was formally proposed by Cecil *Sharp, seconded by Alice *Gomme, at a public meeting in December 1911, and the Society lasted until 1932 when it amalgamated with the *Folk Song Society to form the *English Folk Dance …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Nicholas Lore — in 2010. Background information Born July 12, 1944 (1944 07 12) (age 67) …   Wikipedia

  • Folklore — (the journal)    The early history of the Folklore Society s periodical was summarized by Allan Gomme (Folk Lore 63 (1952), 6 7). Initially it appeared annually as The *Folk Lore Record (1879 82); then monthly as The *Folk Lore Journal (1883 4),… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Mansel Longworth Dames — (1850–1922) was a scholar of oriental and Portuguese languages. Mr. Dames passed the Indian Civil Service examination in 1868, and on his arrival in India in 1870 was posted to the Punjab commission, where he served continuously till his… …   Wikipedia