Information: Mary Neal (born Clara Sophia Neal), teacher and author of English folk dance books.
Mary attempted to revive English folk dance among the seamstresses and suffragettes, followed by Cecil J. Sharp among the upper classes. Her Espérance Society could never hope for the longevity of Sharp's better-funded English Folk Dance Song and Dance Society.
- England folk-song and dance, by Frank Kidson and Mary Neal. Cambridge: University Press, 1915; Wakefield: E.P. Publishing, 1972; Totowa, N.J., Rowman & Littlefield, 1972.
- The Esperance Morris Book, 2 vols. Curwen's edition 5694, by Mary Neal. London: Curwen, 1910; 3rd ed. 1912.
Part 1: A manual of Morris dances, folk-songs and singing games.
Part 2: Morris dances, country dances, sword dances and sea shanties. Notes and steps written by Clive Carey; music collected and arranged by Geoffrey Toye and C. Carey. Instructions, music, and photographs of Morris and Country Dances, Folk songs, and Singing Games.
- Set to music, by Mary Neal. Reigate: Reigate Press, 1908.
- The Shakespeare revival and the Stratford-upon-Avon movement, by Reginald R. Buckley, with chapters on folk art by Mary Neal, a forward by F.R. Benson, and an introduction by Arthur Hutchinson. London: Allen, 1911.
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