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Legends of New-England

John Greenleaf Whittier

Legends of New-England

by John Greenleaf Whittier

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Published by Hanmer and Phelps in Hartford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John G. Whittier.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiv, 142 p.
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17093616M
OCLC/WorldCa2344439

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whittier, John Greenleaf, Legends of New England (). Gainesville, Fla.: Scholar's Facsimiles & Reprints, When I began, in the summer of , to collect among the Passamaquoddy Indians at Campobello, New Brunswick, their traditions and folk-lore, I expected to find very little indeed. These Indians, few in number, surrounded by white people, and thoroughly converted to Roman Catholicism, promised but scanty remains of heathenism. What was my amazement, however, at discovering, day by day, that.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: New England legends and folklore. New York, Hastings House [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. A book of New England legends and folk lore in prose and poetry by Drake, Samuel Adams, Publication date Topics Legends, Folklore Publisher Boston, Little, Brown and company Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language English.

  Mysteries and Legends of New England explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in the region’s history&#;evenly divided between the New England States (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island).Brand: Globe Pequot Press. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Browne, George Waldo, Real legends of New England. Chicago, A. Whitman & Co. [©] (OCoLC)


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Mysteries and Legends of New England is a great read for those who reside in the New England area. This book offers detailed takes on urban legends, haunting mysteries, and overall intriguing stories all derived from the New England area.

I really didn't want to put the book down because of the way each story was presented/5. Legends of New-England was John Greenleaf Whittier’s first book, published in It includes Whittier’s retelling of eighteen legends that were current in his time, some in prose and some in poetry.

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This work contains a collection of the myths, legends, and folk-lore of the principal Wabanaki, or Northeastern Algonquin, Indians; that is to say, of the Passamaquoddies and Penobscots of Maine, and of the Micmacs of New Brunswick.

All of this material was gathered directly from Indian. From witches in Salem to the notorious accused ax-murderer Lizzie Borden, tales of the uncanny, sinister, and strange abound in New England.

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Whittier’s first book, LEGENDS OF NEW-ENGLAND, consists of eighteen legends, seven told in prose and eleven told in poetry, culled primarily from the folklore of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Whittier’s headnotes often provide the historical context of these legends, which include narratives of demonic gatherings, specter ships Book Edition: First Edition.

This book is annotated with a rare biographical sketch of the author, written by Elizabeth Robins Pennell. This work contains a collection of the myths, legends, and folk-lore of the principal Wabanaki, or Northeastern Algonquin, Indians; that is to say, of the Passamaquoddies and Penobscots of Maine, and of the Micmacs of New Brunswick.

Get this from a library. Legends of the New England coast. [Edward Rowe Snow] -- There is something about the sea and its shores that stirs the imagination of storytellers, and few richer sources of legends can be found than the rugged coastline of New England.

Edward Rowe Snow. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whittier, John Greenleaf, Legends of New England. Baltimore, Md.: Reprinted for Clearfield Co. by Genealogical. the algonquin legends of new england; preface.

authorities. contents. introduction; list of illustrations. mik um wess, the indian puck, or robin good-fellow; introduction; the algonquin legends of new england. the merry tales of lox, the mischief maker, the amazing adventures of master rabbit; the chenoo legends.

thunder stories; at-o-sis, the. Description. In Legends of New England, Whittier, whose own family had been a good source of folk narratives, chose the kinds of tales he thought most useful for literary treatment: narratives of specter ships and warriors, doomed lovers, Indian atrocities, animals with strange powers, frontier massacres, demonic assemblies, and haunted also happened to represent an important.

From vampires to an angel, a ghost rapper to a phantom ship, Mysteries and Legends of New England pulls back the curtain on some of the region's most fascinating and compelling stories. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition. About the s: This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index.

Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher.