Newfoundland mummers' Christmas house-visit

Newfoundland mummers' Christmas house-visit

By Margaret R. Robertson

200 Pages · January 1 1984

PDF ISBN: 9781772823523

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11.99 $ CA

Description

An examination of the practice of mummery in Newfoundland including a discussion of mummering time, groups, costumes, and behaviour. The author argues that mummery reflects cultural values and is a ritual response to a liminal state.