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Folk-Lore  (1920) 
The Folk-Lore Society
Volume 31
FOLK-LORE

A QUARTERLY REVIEW

OF

MYTH, TRADITION, INSTITUTION, & CUSTOM

BEING

The Transactions of the Folk-Lore Society

And Incorporating The Archæological Review and The Folk-Lore Journal

VOL. XXXI. — 1920

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Alter et Idem


LONDON:

PUBLISHED FOR THE FOLK-LORE SOCIETY BY

WILLIAM GLAISHER, LTD., 265 HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON, W.C.


1920

[LXXX.]


GLASGOW: PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS
BY ROBERT MACLEHOSE AND CO. LTD.


CONTENTS.



I. — (March, 1920.)
Minutes of Meetings: November 19th and December 17th, 1919 1
Forty-second Annual Report of the Council 5
Presidential Address. A. C. Haddon 12
Some Experiments on the Reproduction of Folk-Stories F. C. Bartlett 30
The Concept of “Soul-Substance” in New Guinea and Melanesia. W. H. R. Rivers 48
List of Members 89
 
II. — (June, 1920.)
Minutes of Meetings: January 21st, February 18th, and March 17th, 1920 89
The Museum and Exhibits Committee 92
Mother-Right in Ancient Italy. H. J. Rose 93
The Marriages of the Gods at the Sanctuary of Tailltiu. Thomas Johnson Westropp 109
 
III. — (September, 1920.)
Cairene and Upper Egyptian Folk-Lore. A. H. Sayce 173
Witches and the Number Thirteen. M. A. Murray 204
Thirty-two Folk-Tales of the Edo-Speaking Peoples of Nigeria. Northcote W. Thomas 210
 
IV. — (December, 1920.)
Minutes of Meetings: April 21st, May 19th, and June 16th, 1920 261
Psychology in Relation to the Popular Story. F. C. Bartlett 264
The Statues of Easter Island. W. H. R. Rivers 294
 
Collectanea: — 
The Language of Gesture. J. D. Anderson 70
Incarnate Human Gods. W. Crooke. S. M. Edwardes 72
Miscellaneous Notes on Folk-lore. — The Collection of County Folk-Lore. — The Tale of “The Prince that didn’t exist.” G. A. Grierson 74
Folk-Lore in the Old Testament. Nelson Annandale 142
Sympathetic Medicine. — The Kuttichthan or Poltergeist of Malabar. Thiruvaltar V. Thanu Pillai 145
Charm against Witches and Evil Spirits. Wm. T. M. Weeks 146
Bonfires in Norway. Kristian Bugge 147
Some Experiments on the Reproduction of Folk-Stories. J. D. Anderson 151
The Six Simpletons and other Stories. J. D. Anderson 144
Beliefs regarding Death in Cumberland. J. W. Halton 154
Kentish Folk-Lore. J. Heather 231
Pilgrimages to the Holy Well and Ruined Church of St. Conal on the Island Inishkeel, Gweebarra Bay, Co. Donegal. J. H. Hutton 231
Horseshoes. D. Townshend 233
Some Kerry Notes. Eileen Boland. 234
Things seen through Glass. Wm. Self. Weeks, F.S.A. 237
A Case of Foundation Sacrifice 238
The Folk-Lore of Somerset 239
Glastonbury and the Grail Legend. Mary A. Berkeley 307
Folklore Scraps. H. J. Rose 319
The Story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. W. R. Halliday 321
Prentice Pillars: the Architect and his Pupil. W. Crooke 323
 
Correspondence 155,334
 
Reviews: — 
Mrs. Scoresby Routledge. The Mystery of Easter Island. W. H. R. Rivers 82
D. L. K. Lorimer and E. O. Lorimer. Persian Folk Tales. — M. Bloomfield. Traditions of the Jains. W. Crooke 156
Eleanor Trotter. English Local Records 158
Harold Bailey. Archaic England. E. S. H 159
W. H. F. Basevi. The Burial of the Dead. R. R. Marett 161
Jessie L. Weston. From Ritual to Romance. Eleanor Hull 163
Rai Bahadur. Hindu Holidays and Ceremonials, with Dissertations on Origin, Folklore and Symbols. W. Crooke 168
W. McDougall. The Group Mind: A Sketch of the Principles of Collective Psychology, with some attempt to apply them to the Interpretation of National Life and Character. R. R. Marett 250
A. H. Keane. Man, Past and Present. Revised and largely re-written by A. Hingston Quiggin and A. C. Haddon. W. Crooke 253
H. A. Rose. A Glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province. — Reidar Th. Christiansen. The Tale of the Two Travellers, or The Blinded Man: A Comparative Study. E. Sidney Hartland 254
Sir J. G. Frazer. Sir Roger de Coverley and other Literary Pieces. — Rai Sahib Dinesh Chandra Sen. Sajher Bhog. J. D. Anderson 257
Lieutenant-Colonel James Tod. Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan. M. Longworth Dames 325
R. Etheridge, Jun. The Dendroglyphs or “Carved Trees” of New South Wales. E. Sidney Hartland 328
Johann Jacob Meyer. Das Weib im altindischen Epos: ein Beitrag zur indischen und zur vergleichenden Kulturgeschichte. W. H. D. Rouse 330
Edward Clodd. Magic in Names and in Other Things. R. R. Marett 331
 
Short Notices: — 
J. W. Wickwar. The Ghost World, its Realities, Apparitions and Spooks 169
Rev. E. O. James. An Introduction to Anthropology 170
 
Obituary: — 
Dr. Vincent Arthur Smith W. Crooke 87
Dr. J. Drummond Anderson, F. W. Hasluck, and Miss Mabel Peacock 336
 
Index 340