Folktales and legends from the New Jersey pines

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Folktales and Legends from the New Jersey Pines: A Collection and a Study, Part 1 Herbert Norman Halpert Indiana University, - Folk literature, American - pages. Get this from a library.

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Folktales and legends from the New Jersey pines, a collection and a study. Format Book Published [Bloomington, Ind.]: Indiana University, Description 2 v.

( p.) ; 29 cm. Thesis (Ph.D.)--Indiana University. Notes Photocopy. Subject headings Folk literature, American--New Jersey. Folklore--New Jersey.

Old pump houses seem to inspire some of New Jersey’s best folklore. In addition to the legends of the Dempsey House and the thumping pump houses of two different Heartbeat Roads, there is a local legend in Mt.

Holly (Burlington. the Jersey Pines” and the memory of brothers and musicians Joe and George Albert.1 Albert Music Hall traces its roots to casual musical gatherings at the brothers’ cabin, during an older 1 I would like to thank Dr.

Nicole King for reading an early draft of this article. Folktales and legends from the New Jersey pines. [Herbert Halpert] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat.

Find items in libraries near you. Ph.D. in English from Indiana University with the thesis "Folktales and Legends of the New Jersey Pines: A Collection and Study" Visiting Professor of the University of Arkansas; Associated Professor of English at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (from on) Professor Emeritus of Folklore at Memorial University; Works (selected).

I saw the author and this book on an episode of one of my favorite shows, Monsters and Mysteries in America. One of the tales in this book was dramatized on the show.

If you enjoy tall tales you will enjoy this book. It is a wonderful collection of tales about legends of the New Jersey Pine Barrens and the colorful characters and events s:   These 16 Urban Legends In New Jersey Will Keep You Awake At Night. Born and raised in New Jersey, I’ve heard many an urban legend about the state.

Some you may be familiar with, while others are lesser known. They are all at least a little spooky, some fantastical, others based in fact. Millions of years ago, southern New Jersey was washed by ocean waves.

The sand they deposited indelibly shaped the human culture of the 18th and 19th centuries. Today, just as the ocean left an inland shore, the land is marked by the remains of human industry — remains that carry myths and legends of. These recordings became part of his Ph.D. dissertation in English under the folklorist Stith Thomson at Indiana University, "Folktales and Legends of the New Jersey Pines: A Collection and Study." Halpert later established the Ph.D.

program in folklore at Memorial University of Newfoundland and served as president of the American Folklore Society. Most of us only know New Jersey’s Pine Barrens as that weird wasteland we drive past on our way to the Shore.

But push a little deeper in, as John McPhee did in his book. InHalpert began work on his Ph.D. in English at Indiana University, focusing his dissertation on Folktales and Legends of the New Jersey Pines.

He returned to the New Jersey Pines to collect folktales from many of the informants he had recorded folk songs from in In January ofthe Jersey Devil emerged from the Pine Barrens and began terrorizing the local communities, both in New Jersey and in Pennsylvania.

Devil hunts failed to catch the flying creature, which danced on rooftops, stalked small animals, and frightened the good people of the area with its unexpected appearances in their yards and. Read Fables, FolkTales, Legends, and Myths books on Epic plus o of the best books & videos for kids.

FOLKLORE & LEGENDS: Ghosts of the Pines - Fiddlin' Sammy Buck - Hey, Mother Leeds - How the Cricket Got His Tune - Legendary Joe Mulliner - The Ballad of Leeds Devil - The Barnegat Pirates - The Ha'nted Tavern - The Mansion of Health - The Pine Gnome - The Serpent of Long Beach Island - The Sounds of the Jersey Skeeter - The Spirit Song - The.

Wasiowich wouldn't be answering these questions if it weren't for The Pine Barrens, the book written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author John credit McPhee, a Princeton native, for first painting the pines as a place worth preserving, and for. In this collection of "new tales from old haunts,"Paul Evans Pedersen Jr.

delivers a literary feast for Pine Barrens enthusiasts and emerges as southern New Jersey's most exciting new storyteller in decades. There's something here for everyone—from offbeat explanations of natural phenomena, to unconventional takes on popular legends, to strange doings in mysterious towns and taverns.

The compilation Pine Barrens, Legends & Lore () contains a wide range of intriguing tales that are similar to the popular Weird New Jersey books. Who is Killing Doah’s Deer () provides many suspenseful and unpredictable twists.

The story’s young heroine sets out to discover why the deer in her town are disappearing only to find she. Folktales & Legends.

likes. Folktales & Legends is an attempt to promote and humanize the Pukhtoon culture. To tell the world that the Pathan is more than just turbans and violence. In Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia folklore, the Jersey Devil (also known as the Leeds Devil) is a legendary creature said to inhabit the Pine Barrens of South creature is often described as a flying biped with hooves, but there are many common description is that of a bipedal kangaroo-like or wyvern-like creature with a horse- or goat-like head, leathery bat.

The books in this series are adaptations of traditional legends, Aesop’s fables, and folktales—three key types of literary texts found in state standards based on the Common Core.

Common Core State Standards Reading Connections. Literature: Legends, fables, folktales, traditional tales; Foundational Skills; View all 10 titles included in. The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths.

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Folk-lore and Legends: Scandinavia. Notes: This book features folktales from the Isle of Rugen (Germany), Sweden, Denmark, Norway and the Northern Sagas and Eddas.

Contains 28 Scandinavian folktales. Author: Charles John Tibbitts. IUCAT is Indiana University's online library catalog, which provides access to millions of items held by the IU Libraries statewide.

I saw the author and this book on an episode of one of my favorite shows, Monsters and Mysteries in America. One of the tales in this book was dramatized on the show.

If you enjoy tall tales you will enjoy this book. It is a wonderful collection of tales about legends of the New Jersey Pine Barrens and the colorful characters and events s: Retellings of American folktales and legends, Native American myths, weather folklore, ghost stories and more from each of the 50 United States of America.

Great for school children and teachers. Books shelved as folk-tales-legends: Mulan by Walt Disney Company, The Chick and the Duckling by Mirra Ginsburg, Tsunami.

by Kimiko Kajikawa, The Giving. The New Jersey Pine Barrens, also known as the Pinelands or simply the Pines, is the largest remaining example of the Atlantic coastal pine barrens ecosystem, stretching across more than seven counties of New other large, contiguous examples of this ecosystem remain: the Long Island Central Pine Barrens, and the Massachusetts Coastal Pine Barrens.Home Library Locations Kids' Catalog Download the PINES App GALILEO Virtual Library Apply for a PINES Library Card.

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Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore — tales and legends indexed by motif. Halpert's analysis of the folktales of the New Jersey Pines country. Carrière's collection from the French of Missouri and Sister Marie-Ursule from the Quebec French.

Rael's studies of the Spanish tales of New Mexico.