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Minstrelsy of Maine

Fannie Hardy Eckstorm

Minstrelsy of Maine

folk-songs and ballads of the woods and the coast

by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm

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Published by Houghton Mifflin company in Boston, New York .
Written in English

  • American literature -- Maine.,
  • Folk songs -- Maine.,
  • Ballads, American -- Maine -- Texts.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcollected by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm and Mary Winslow Smyth.
    LC ClassificationsPS548.M2 E4, PS548.M2 E4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 390 p.
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14142951M
    LC Control Number27024515

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The editors of this volume fully realized that collecting these songs was a man's job. We knew very well that we could not go into lumber camps and the forecastles of coasting schooners, nor frequent mill boarding-houses and wharves and employment offices and even jails, where the unprinted, and too often unprintable, songs of the kind we must seek originate and flourish.

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Genre/Form: Texts: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Eckstorm, Fannie Hardy, Minstrelsy of Maine. Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., Mary Winslow Smyth ( – ) was an American folklorist and folksong collector of the early 20th century. Smyth was born in Bangor, Maine on Ma Her father was a doctor and her grandfather a professor at Bowdoin was graduated from Smith College inearned her Master's degree inand her Ph.D.

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Minstrelsy of Maine: folk-songs and ballads of the woods and the coast, collected by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm and Mary Winslow Smyth.Houghton Mifflin in English.

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