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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. XXXII.—1921

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Alter et Idem


LONDON:

PUBLISHED FOR THE FOLK-LORE SOCIETY BY

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


1921

[LXXXI.]

PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN BY ROBERT MACLEHOSE AND CO. LTD.

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, GLASGOW.

CONTENTS.


I. — (March, 1921.)
PAGE
Minutes of Meetings: January 19th and February 16th, 1921 i
Minutes of Meetings: November 17th and December 15th, 1920 1
The Forty-third Annual Report of the Council 3
Revenue Account and Balance Sheet 8
Presidential Address. W. H. R. Rivers, LL.D., D.Sc. 10
Some Notes on Zulu Religious Ideas. A. Werner 28
 
II. — (June, 1921.)
Minutes of Meetings: March 16th, April 20th, and May 18th, 1821 73
The Pre-Buddhist Religion of the Burmese. R. Grant Brown 77
List of Members 149
III. — (September, 1921.)
Minute of Meeting: June 15th, 1921 149
The Isles of the Blest. W. J. Perry 150
The Derbyshire Mumming Play of “St. George and the Dragon.” Collected by Gwen John 181
The Provenience of Certain Negro Folk-Tales. Elsie Clews Parsons 194
Garo Marriages. Sir J. G. Frazer 202
IV.—(December, 1921.)
The Mingling of Fairy and Witch Beliefs in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Scotland. Canon J. A. Macculloch, D.D. 227
Mystical and Ceremonial Avoidance of Contact with Inanimate Objects. F. W. H. Migeod 245
Somersetshire Folk-Lore 285
 
Collectanea:- —
Legends from Tonga. F. E. Collcott 45
Catalan Folklore. E. Sidney Hartland 58
A Study of Folklore on the Coasts of Connacht, Ireland. Thomas Johnson Westropp 101
Scheme for the Collection of Rural Lore in Wales 123
Rain-Making in India. J. D. Anderson 123
Canadian Folklore. H. J. Rose 124
Glastonbury and the Holy Grail. Jessie L. Weston 131
Garo Marriages. T. C. Hodson 133
The Succession of Saints. H. A. Rose 135
The Mystery of the Lamb's Head 210
The Taboo of Iron in Childbirth. M. C. Paddon 211
Folk-Tales from the Panjab. Sir Lucas W. King 211
Roumanian Tales. M. Gaster 213
The Corn Baby in India 215
Snake Stones. W. R. Halliday 262
Folk-tales from the Panjab. Sir Lucas W. King 271
Garo Marriages. T. C. Hodson 273
A Children’s Game and the Lyke Wake. Professor Frank Granger 274
 
Correspondence:—
H. Balfour. The Statues of Easter Island 70
Honor M. Pulley. The Gray Palmer and Hylda 146
 
Reviews:—
W. H. R. Rivers. Instinct and the Unconscious. R. R. Marett 60
Von Dr. Géza Róheim. Spiegelzauber. E. Sidney Hartland 63
P. Saintyves. Les Origines de la Médecine: Empirisme ou Magie? E. Sidney Hartland 64
Edwin W. Smith and A. Murray Dale. The Ba-ila Speaking Peoples of Northern Rhodesia. W. Crooke 67
A. W. Cardinall. The Natives of the Northern Territories of the Gold Coast: their Customs, Religion and Folklore. L. H. D. Buxtor 69
Eleanour Sinclair Rohde. A Garden of Herbs. W. Crooke 69
Agnes Gardner King. Islands Ear Away. C. Jenkinson 136
Rai Sahib Dineshchandra Sen. Folklore in Bengal. The Bengali Ramayanas and The Folk-Literature of Bengal. W. Crooke 137
D. Jenness and the late Rev. A. Ballantyne. The Northern D’Entrecasteaux. E. Sidney Hartland 138
Bertha S. Phillpotts. The Elder Edda and Ancient Scandinavian Drama. W. R. Halliday 141
R. R. Marett. Psychology and Folk-Lore. E. Sidney Hartland 217
Edwin Sidney Hartland. Primitive Society: the Beginnings of the Family and the Reckoning of Descent. E. N. Fallaize 219
Carveth Read. The Origin of Man and of his Superstitions. A. C. Haddon 220
Rai Bahadur Sarat Chandra Roy. Principles and Methods of Physical Anthropology. A. C. Haddon 224
Rev. W. Deane. Fijian Society, or the Sociology and Psychology of the Fijians. Sir Everard im Thurn 278
J. H. Mutton. The Angami Nagas, with some Notes on Neighbouring Tribes. W. Crooke 280
F. Ohrt. Danmarks Trylleformles. E. Sidney Hartland 283
 
Short Notices:—
The Journal of the Bihar and Orissa Research Society 283
Jane Ellen Harrison. Epilogomena to the Study of Greek Religion 284
 
Index 286