WorldCat Identities

Fowke, Edith 1913-1996

Overview
Works: 154 works in 587 publications in 2 languages and 9,428 library holdings
Genres: Music  Bibliography  Bibliography of bibliographies  Discographies  Folk songs  Folklore  Work songs  Folk music  Biography  Singing games 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Translator, Other, Collector
Classifications: GR113, 782.421592
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edith Fowke
Songs of work and protest by Edith Fowke( )

6 editions published in 1973 in 3 languages and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sally go round the sun; 300 children's songs, rhymes, and games by Edith Fowke( )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three hundred singing games include skipping and ball-bouncing rhymes, taunts, teases, and silly songs
Ring around the moon by Edith Fowke( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of North American children's rhymes, poems, and songs
Lumbering songs from the northern woods( )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

65 folkesange fra Ontario, Canada
Folklore of Canada by Edith Fowke( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of Canada's diverse folk traditions, including a section on native people with tales from each major group
A bibliography of Canadian folklore in English by Edith Fowke( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citations arranged by genre, subdivided by major ethnic groups. Also includes lists of bibliographies, checklists, periodicals, records, films, theses and dissertations
The Penguin book of Canadian folk songs by Edith Fowke( )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

82 folkesange
Traditional singers and songs from Ontario by Edith Fowke( )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian folklore by Edith Fowke( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk songs of Canada by Richard Johnston( )

24 editions published between 1954 and 1981 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

77 canadiske folkesange
Songs of work and freedom by Edith Fowke( )

14 editions published between 1960 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales told in Canada by Edith Fowke( Book )

12 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folktales of French Canada by Edith Fowke( Book )

18 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Sally go round the sun : three hundred children's songs, rhymes and games by Edith Fowke( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 1981 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three hundred singing games include skipping and ball-bouncing rhymes, taunts, teases, and silly songs
Legends told in Canada( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sorcerers incanting over boiling cauldrons, a witch disguised as a goose, vicious poltergeists, a woman-warrior, a dangerous enchantress - these are a few of the beings that inhabit Canada's rich folklore tradition." "Legends Told in Canada is Edith Fowke's selection of Canadian historical legends, of British and French origin, illustrated with artifacts from the collections of the Royal Ontario Museum. Of historical legends Fowke writes, "They are more apt to be linked to a particular place or situation, and therefore reflect a country's history and culture more than other folktales."" "Although native legends are often regarded as a separate study, they sometimes share motifs with non-native lore: Tecumseh, like King Arthur and Charlemagne, is a figure who in legend will one day return to lead his people." "Legends Told in Canada combines historical chronicle and artifact to bring to life a vanished past and the voices of those who told the tales."--Jacket
Songs of the Great Lakes by Edith Fowke( )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk songs of Quebec = Chansons de Québec by Richard Johnston( )

15 editions published between 1957 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canada's story in song by Edith Fowke( Book )

20 editions published between 1900 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canada's story in song by Edith Fowke( )

14 editions published between 1960 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family heritage : the story and songs of LaRena Clark by Edith Fowke( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Edith Fowke Canadian folklorist

Fowke, Edith

Fowke, Edith 1913-

Fowke Edith Fulton

Fowke, Edith Fulton 1913-

Fowke, Edith Fulton 1913-1996

Fowke, Edith Margaret

Fowke, Edith Margaret 1913-

Fowke Edith Margaret Fulton

Fowke, Edith Margaret (Fulton), 1913-

Fowke, Edith Margaret Fulton, 1913-1996

Fulton Fowke, Edith 1913-

Fulton-Fowke, Edith, 1913-1996

Languages
English (221)

French (3)