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2 edition of Jamaica folk-lore found in the catalog.

Jamaica folk-lore

Martha Warren Beckwith

Jamaica folk-lore

by Martha Warren Beckwith

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Published by The American folk-lore society, G.E. Stechert & co., Kraus Reprint in New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- Jamaica.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcollected by Martha Warren Beckwith, with music recorded in the field by Helen H. Roberts.
    SeriesMemoirs of the American Folk-lore Society -- v. 21, Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society -- v. 21.
    ContributionsRoberts, Helen Heffron, 1888-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. 1., [5]-05. 67, [5]-137, 47 p. :
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22148723M

    Beckwith, Martha Warren, Jamaica proverbs, (Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Vassar College, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Beckwith, Martha Warren, Mandan-Hidatsa myths and ceremonies / (New York: Published by the American Folk-Lore Society, J. J. Augustin, ) (page images at HathiTrust). Oct 31,  · These 8 Arkansas Urban Legends Will Keep You Up At Night. The stories people tell and the things people say they’ve seen can be so amazing! Arkansas has its fair share of urban legends and tales told around campfires (the Boggy Creek Monster is still the most famous Arkansas urban legend and likely the most covered in fiction and other media), and these particular stories just might be worth.

    This book has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef. Jensen, Niklas Thode and Simonsen, Gunvor Beckwith, Martha Jamaica Folk-Lore. New York: American Folk-Lore Society, Beidelman, T. erum-c.com by: 9. Second. Hard Cover. Book-Very Good, in lovely navy blue library binding with gilt titles on spine. Ex reference library, end pages replaced. pp. The book has six sections: Glossary, Introduction, proverbs (translated where necessary), 72 riddles, Jamaica Alphabet and Bibliography.

    A Book of Creatures. Skip to content. A Book of Creatures; African folklore Liqimsa. Variations: Dhuga. The Borana Oromo people of Ethiopia were once in thrall to the Liqimsa, “swallowers”. These were two vile man-eating monsters that looked like elephants, and they demanded a daily tribute of human flesh. Variations: Sach’amama, Sacha-mama, Sach’a-mama, Sacha Mama, Sach’a Mama; Boa constrictor Sachamama, “Mother of the Forest”, is one of the three ancient snake mothers of the Peruvian Amazon. She is the mythological boa constrictor, in the same way as the Yakumama is the anaconda.


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Jan 23,  · Have you ever wondered what our ancestors used to entertain themselves before electricity, cable and the Internet.

Part of their excitement was to gather around the lamplight and share strange stories. Some were so creepy many people then were afraid to stroll in the dark.

The stories from back in the day are still part of our culture as folk tales. Here is our list of the most popular ones. Jamaica Folk-Lore on erum-c.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying erum-c.com: Hardcover. Stories like this have been told in Jamaica, but the Rolling Calf is not confined to that island.

In Barbados, a similar duppy is the Steel Donkey. And in the Cayman Islands, the Rolling Calf haunts the night. But so does the May Cow. Cayman Brac (one of the three Cayman Islands) is. Dec 14,  · Jamaican Culture and International Folklore, Superstitions, Beliefs, Dreams, Proverbs and Remedies [Claudette Copney] on erum-c.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying Jamaica folk-lore book.

Escape to the beautiful sounds of Calypso music, the vivid colors of red, black, green and gold, and the sensuous taste of gumbo and sugar cane rum. Follow Jamaica folk-lore book Copney on this enchanting and captivating journey 1/5(1).

I ran into a local book store recently and found what I consider to be a great compilation of these and more of the best Jamaican folk songs. Even better, it includes the sheet music for those who wish to play it on Piano or as instrumental.

It is called MANGO TIME - FOLKS SONGS OF JAMAICA by Noel Dexter and Godfrey Taylor. The name Things Jamaican has been synonymous over the years with quality Jamaican-made art and craft products. Established in the ’s by the then government and the Social Development Commission, the main purpose was to bring structure to the craft industry in Jamaica.

Nov 16,  · Rose Hall is an eighteenth-century plantation manor house, and the home of Jamaica's most famous ghost—the White Witch of Rose Hall. Of the great houses that once served as the homes of Jamaica's wealthy plantation owners, only fifteen remain today, the others having been burned to the ground by slaves during the Great Jamaican Slave revolt of “Once, at the dreaming dawn of history -- before the world was categorized and regulated by mortal minds, before solid boundaries formed between the mortal world and any other -- fairies roamed freely among men, and the two races knew each other well.

Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group.

These include oral traditions such as tales, proverbs and erum-c.com include material culture, ranging from traditional building styles to handmade toys common to the erum-c.comre also includes customary lore, the forms and rituals of.

A Book of Folk-Lore, by S. Baring-Gould (HTML at erum-c.com) Custom and Myth, by Andrew Lang (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) The Fairy Mythology, Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various Countries, by Thomas Keightley (HTML at erum-c.com).

Jamaica Anansi Stories includes folklore, transcriptions of folk music, and a large collection of riddles, all cross-referenced with folklore studies from other cultures.

The index below includes links to scanned images of music notation in the text; note that the song titles have been assigned arbitrarily.

Songs of Jamaica is the first book published by the African-Jamaican writer, Claude McKay which appeared in January The Institute of Jamaica awarded McKay the Silver Musgrave Medal for this book and a second volume, Constab Blues. He used the associated stipend to fund a trip to the United States of America.

3 Responses to “Jamaican Folk Dances” Arts and Crafts Books & Stories Children's Songs Countries & Cultures Customs and Traditions Folk Lore Folk Songs Games Around the World Holiday Songs Holidays Around the World Language Learning Languages Learning Lullabies Mama Lisa We hope this book will help foster a love of international.

Few Jamaican traditions are as openly rejected, and yet secretly embraced, as obeah. Why, and what is it, exactly. Olive Senior's Encyclopedia of Jamaican Heritage (a fantastic resource book on Jamaica) describes obeah as "The word used in Jamaica to denote witchcraft, evil magic or sorcery by which supernatural power is invoked to achieve personal protection or the destruction of enemies".

The Folk and The Lore, Reno. likes. Storytelling events, workshops, and tutorials featuring methods for family, business, and community.5/5(1). Apr 24,  · jamaica anansi stories. by martha warren beckwith with music recorded in the field by helen roberts. new york published by the american folk-lore societyIndex to Riddles: 45 Scary and Disturbing Mythical Creatures from Around the World.

Adze Togo, Ghana Vampire that transforms into a firefly, biting people in their sleep and - killing them. Grootslang South Africa Massive serpentine elephant that plagues a deep cave in Richtersveld.

The Annual General Report of Jamaica Together with the Departmental Reports for by Jamaica. (Colony) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at erum-c.com Creole Folk-Lore from Jamaica.

Proverbs is an article from The Journal of American Folklore, Volume 9. View more articles from The Journal of American. Spanish folktales. Spain is a country in southwestern Europe. The Spanish Empire was the most powerful authority in the world during the 16th and 17th centuries.

The collection of folktales from Spain consists of one book with 21 Spanish and Portuguese folktales. Tales from the Lands of Nuts and Grapes Spanish and Portuguese Folklore. Notes.The Steel Donkey is essentially the Barbadian version of the Jamaican Rolling Calf.

This ‘creature’ emerged sometime in the early 20 th century, out of the superstition of ‘cursing’; that is, the belief that persons could put curses on others.

In appearance, the steel donkey has features of an animal (more specifically, a donkey) with eyes like fire (and apparently he was fire Author: Marissa Chandler.Aug 14,  · Volume XVIII: Folk-Lore from Maryland, collected by Annie Weston Whitney and Caroline Canfield Bullock () Volume XIX: Tewa Tales, by Elsie Clews Parsons () Volume XX: Lamba Folk-Lore, collected by Clement M.

Doke () Volume XXI: Jamaica Folk-Lore, collected by Martha Warren Beckwith, with music recorded in the field by Helen H.