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Note: Essays by Dorothy Howard, June Factor, Kate Darian-Smith and Brian Sutton-Smith.
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Child's Play : Dorothy Howard and the Folklore of Australian Children
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American folklorist Dorothy Howard, came to Australia as an American Fulbright scholar in 1954 to study Australian children's folklore. She was the first person to document the play of Australian children including their games, chants, rhymes, sayings, and riddles.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Carlton, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Museum Victoria , 2005 .
      Extent: vii., 231p.p.
      Description: illus., ports.
      Note/s:
      • Includes index, bibliographical references at the end of each chapter and key resources p. 223-226.
      ISBN: 0957747179

Works about this Work

Untitled J. S. Ryan , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Folklore , November vol. 20 no. 2005; (p. 262-263)

— Review of Child's Play : Dorothy Howard and the Folklore of Australian Children Dorothy Howard , 2005 selected work essay
Non-Fiction Fiona Capp , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 23 July 2005; (p. 5)

— Review of Child's Play : Dorothy Howard and the Folklore of Australian Children Dorothy Howard , 2005 selected work essay
Non-Fiction Fiona Capp , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 23 July 2005; (p. 5)

— Review of Child's Play : Dorothy Howard and the Folklore of Australian Children Dorothy Howard , 2005 selected work essay
Untitled J. S. Ryan , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Folklore , November vol. 20 no. 2005; (p. 262-263)

— Review of Child's Play : Dorothy Howard and the Folklore of Australian Children Dorothy Howard , 2005 selected work essay
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