Wisconsin Folklore

ISBN-10: 0299160343

ISBN-13: 9780299160340

Edition: 1999

Authors: James P. Leary

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A comprehensive collection of writings about the varied folklore of Wisconsin, this anthology is divided into five sections: terms and talk; storytelling; music, song and dance; beliefs and customs; material traditions and folklife.
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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 2/11/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Introduction: On Wisconsin Folklore
Terms and Talk
The Significance of Manitowoc
Names in the Welsh Settlement
German Nicknames of Places in Early Dodge County
Deutsche Sprichworter: German Sayings in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Talk
Ten Thousand Swedes: Reflections on a Folklore Motif
Characters on the Chippewa Waters
The Brewing Industry
Apple-Picking Terms from Wisconsin
Farm Talk from Marathon County
Application to Live in Northern Wisconsin (North of Highway 29)
Turtle Getting Credit (A Tale)
Ojibwe Stories from Northern Wisconsin
Dee Bainbridge, Ojibwe Storyteller
The Stories of Keith Wilmer
Legends of Paul Bunyan, Lumberjack
Ghost Stories (As Told by Old Settlers)
Gamroth the Strong
George Russell: The Repertoire and Personality of a North Country Storyteller
Finnish Folktales
Woods and Waters
Hunting and Fishing
The Deer and Elk Hunt
Music, Song, and Dance
Menomini Indian Dance Songs in a Changing Culture
The Wanigan Song Book
Kentucky Folksong in Northern Wisconsin
"The Light Fantastic" in the Central West: Country Dances of Many Nationalities in Wisconsin
Hoppwaltzes and Homebrew: Traditional Norwegian American Music from Wisconsin
Polka Music in a Polka State
Black Gospel Music in Milwaukee
Joua Bee Xiong, Hmong Musician
Beliefs and Customs
John Mink, Ojibwe Informant
Faith and Magic
Faith Healing Can and Does Work
The "Plaster Doctor" of Somerset
"Jecz Cha Nacha!": You Are Invited to a Polish Wedding in Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Oneida Wake
Christmas at Grandmother's
Yule Buk
Christmas Customs in and around Oregon, Wisconsin
The Yuba, Wisconsin, Masopust Festival
Belgians Bring Along Their Customs
The Swiss Colony at New Glarus
Woods Customs
Lumberjack Games
Lumberjack Games
Wisconsin Pastimes
Wisconsin Tavern Amusements
Material Traditions and Folklife
Wisconsin Indian Drums and Their Uses
Alex Maulson, Winter Spearer
Work at Rest
Meet a Wooden Shoe Hewer
Feast of Folklore: The St. James Church Pork Hocks and Sauerkraut Supper
Shrines and Crosses in Rural Central Wisconsin
"We Made 'Em to Fit Our Purpose": The Northern Lake Michigan Fishing Skiff Tradition
Tobacco Growing in Southwestern Wisconsin: Ethnicity in a Traditional Labor Practice
The Pickle Factory
Further Reading: A Selected List
Further Listening and Viewing: A Selected List
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