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  • Riddlings: Newfoundland Examples

    Jonathan Roper

    Chapter from the book: Bédard-Goulet S. & Premat C. 2023. Nordic and Baltic Perspectives in Canadian Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Northern Spaces Narratives.

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    While researchers have produced lists of riddles recorded from oral tradition, few have documented how riddles play out in practice. This chapter is an attempt to suggest what some of the ‘rules of riddling’ that people who riddle implicitly know and follow, and is based on fieldwork in Newfoundland at the start of this century.

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    Roper, J. 2023. Riddlings: Newfoundland Examples. In: Bédard-Goulet S. & Premat C (eds.), Nordic and Baltic Perspectives in Canadian Studies. Stockholm: Stockholm University Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.16993/bci.h

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    Published on Dec. 6, 2023


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