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McNeil, W. K. 1940-2005

Overview
Works: 64 works in 156 publications in 1 language and 8,398 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Encyclopedias  Bio-bibliography  Reference works  Songs and music  Blues (Music)  Jazz vocals  History  Humor  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by W. K McNeil
Ozark country by W. K McNeil( )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of folklife in the Ozarks includes surveys of foodways, folkways, crafts, architecture, music, dance, folksongs, ballads, games, and narratives.--Adapted from publisher description
Encyclopedia of American gospel music by W. K McNeil( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music is the first comprehensive reference to cover this important American musical form. Coverage includes all aspects of both African-American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural trends
Ghost stories from the American South by W. K McNeil( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects Southern legends and folk tales about haunted houses, supernatural events, and the appearances of ghosts
Southern folk ballads( )

in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and adventures of an Arkansaw doctor by David Rattlehead( )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intro -- Contents -- Editors Introduction -- Preface to the 1851 Edition -- Chapter I. A Lumping Business -- Chapter II. Starting Off Of the Right Foot -- Chapter III. Spontaneous Ebullition in a Drunkard -- Chapter IV. The Resurrection, or How To Take Up a Negro -- Chapter V. Busting a Dog and Carving a Turkey -- Chapter VI. The Way To Keep Folks From Marrying -- Chapter VII. A Death-Bed Scene -- Chapter VIII. A New Plan for Catching a Rogue -- Chapter IX. Bloodshed and Hysterics -- Chapter X. Aqua Fortis and Croton Oil, or Taking the Wrong Medicine -- Chapter XI. Three Scrapes In One Night -- Chapter XII. A Thunder Storm, and a Night in the Woods -- Chapter XIII. Making a Hole in the Wrong Place -- Chapter XIV. A Fishing Party, A Ghost, and Suicide -- Chapter XV. Taken Captive By Indians -- Chapter XVI. The Man With a Snake Disease -- Chapter XVII. Cutting Up a Negro Alive -- Chapter XVIII. A Fight With Wolves -- Chapter XIX. How To Cure Deafness In Three Hours -- Chapter XX. Rattlehead's Farewell Address -- Notes
Appalachian images in folk and popular culture( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southern mountain folksongs : traditional songs from the Appalachians and the Ozarks( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Charm is broken : readings in Arkansas and Missouri folklore( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ozark Mountain humor : jokes on hunting, religion, marriage, and Ozark ways( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jokes on hunting, religion, marriage, and Ozark ways
An Arkansas folklore sourcebook( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arkansas's rich folklore tradition is treated in this collection of eight essays covering the history of folklore research in the state, traditional songs and music, "tall tales," folk architecture, traditional foods and their preparation, superstitions and beliefs, and festivals and celebrations. Includes extensive bibliographies of reference works, and audio and video recordings
Algic researches : Indian tales and legends by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a slow train through Arkansaw by Thomas William Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southern folk ballads( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author has recorded and compiled a broad selection of ballads from the American South. The book includes Child ballads, broadsides, Mexican-American, Cajun French, and native American ballads, with text and melody transcriptions for each. It is arranged according to such themes as crime, cowboys and pioneers, and lovers faithful and unfaithful
Legends of New England (1831) by John Greenleaf Whittier( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Legends of New England, Whittier assembled eighteen stories, seven in prose sketches and eleven in verse, of the kinds of tales he thought most useful for literary treatment, in most cases giving the historical context of the legend. Among these are narratives of specter ships and warriors, doomed lovers, Indian atrocities, animals with strange powers, frontier massacres, demonic assemblies, and haunted houses. Originally published in 1831
The supernaturalism of New England by John Greenleaf Whittier( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text is a collection of poems and tales concentrated on superstitions and supernatural tales transmitted by the white settlers of New England. While the accounts vary, most deal with the appearance of ghosts or specters as omens of death, fulfillments of the wishes of deceased persons, or clues to the identities of wrong-doers. Originally published in 1847
The myths of the new world; a treatise on the symbolism and mythology of the red race of America by Daniel G Brinton( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describing both the Native American ideas of creation and the stories about the concept, this volume features chapters discussing the symbol of the bird and the serpent, the myths of water, fire and thunderstorms, the origin of man and more
The blues( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Encyclopedia of American gospel music
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Encyclopedia of American gospel musicGhost stories from the American SouthThe life and adventures of an Arkansaw doctorAppalachian images in folk and popular cultureSouthern mountain folksongs : traditional songs from the Appalachians and the OzarksOzark Mountain humor : jokes on hunting, religion, marriage, and Ozark waysAn Arkansas folklore sourcebook
Alternative Names
MacNeil, W.K.

MacNeil, W. K. 1940-

MacNeil, William K. 1940-

MacNeil, William Kinneth 1940-

Mc Neil, William K. 1940-

McNeil, Bill

McNeil, Bill 1940-

McNeil, Bill 1940-2005

McNeil, W. K.

McNeil, William Kinneth

McNeil, William Kinneth 1940-

McNeil, William Kinneth 1940-2005

W.K. McNeil American folklorist

W.K. McNeil Amerikaans historicus (?-2005)

Languages
English (79)