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  • First Timers and Old Timers

    First Timers and Old Timers

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414714

    "The Texas Folklore Society has been alive and kicking for over one hundred years now, and I don't really think there's any mystery as to what keeps the organization going strong. The secret to our longevity is simply the constant replenishment of o…

  • Texas Toys and Games

    Texas Toys and Games
    av Abernethy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410372

    You won't find molded plastic, mass-produced items in this Texas Folklore Society Publication. These are folk toys, made from natural or available materials, whatever is handy or can be scrounged. The folks who make them are amateurs of varying degr…

  • The History of the Texas Folklore Society, 1971-2000 Vol 3

    The History of the Texas Folklore Society, 1971-2000 Vol 3
    av Francis Edward Abernethy USA)

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411225

    This is the third volume in a history of the Texas Folklore Society. Covering the years 1971 to 2000, it begins with the move from Wilson Hudson's editorship at the University of Texas to Francis Edward Abernethy's editorship at Stephen F. Austin St…

  • Texas Folklore Soc 1909-43 Vol I

    Texas Folklore Soc 1909-43 Vol I
    av Abernethy

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780929398426

    The Society had its beginnings at the A&M-Texas football game in 1909. John Avery Lomax, a forty-two-year-old A&M English teacher from Harvard and Leonidas Warren Payne, a thirty-six year old UT English professor and linguist, met to discuss establi…

  • Tales of Texas Cooking

    Tales of Texas Cooking

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416183

    According to Renaissance woman and Pepper Lady Jean Andrews, although food is eaten as a response to hunger, it is much more than filling one's stomach. It also provides emotional fulfillment. This is borne out by the joy many of us feel as a family…

  • Thirty-three Years, Thirty-three Works

    Thirty-three Years, Thirty-three Works

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416558

    Francis Edward "Ab" Abernethy served as the Secretary-Editor of the Texas Folklore Society for over three decades, managing the organization's daily operations and helping it grow. He edited two dozen volumes of the PTFS series and wrote the three v…

  • Celebrating 100 Years of the Texas Folklore Society, 1909 2009

    Celebrating 100 Years of the Texas Folklore Society, 1909 2009

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412772

    The Texas Folklore Society is one of the oldest and most prestigious organizations in the state. Its secret for longevity lies in those things that make it unique, such as its annual meeting that seems more like a social event or family reunion than…

  • Hide, Horn, Fish, and Fowl

    Hide, Horn, Fish, and Fowl

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413205

    What would cause someone to withstand freezing temperatures in a cramped wooden box for hours on end, or stand in waist-high rushing waters, flicking a pole back and forth over and over-in many cases with nothing whatsoever to show for his efforts?…

  • Death Lore

    Death Lore

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412567

    Death provides us with some of our very best folklore. Some fear it, some embrace it, and most have pretty firm ideas about what happens when we die. Although some people may not want to discuss dying, it happens to all of us - and there's no way to…

  • The Family Saga

    The Family Saga

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411683

    Included here are stories grouped by common topics, such as ghosts and the supernatural, feuding and fighting and death and burial. They include tales from storytellers Elmer Kelton, James Ward Lee, Robert Flynn, Archie McDonald and John Graves.

  • The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore

    The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410556

    The state of Texas is fortunate in possessing a rich and varied folklore. This volume is composed of materials published originally in the first twenty-five volumes of the Texas Folklore Society. From the preface by Francis Edward Abernethy: "Those…

  • Legends and Life in Texas

    Legends and Life in Texas

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416978

    There is sometimes a fine line between history and folklore. This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society tells stories about real-life characters from Texas's history, as well as personal reflections about life from diverse perspectives throughou…

  • Folklore


    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412239

    Folklore is everywhere, whether you are aware of it or not. A culture's traditional knowledge is used to remember the past and maintain traditions, to communicate with other members within a community, to learn, to celebrate, and to express creativi…

  • Hoein the Short Rows

    Hoein the Short Rows
    av Abernethy

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870742569

    If there was any pleasure at all in hoeing, it was in the short row soon hoed rather than the one that in the day's high heat seemed to stretch to shimmering eternity. And that's what this collection of Texas folklore is, a series of short rows, eas…

  • Inside the Classroom (and Out)

    Inside the Classroom (and Out)

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412024

    Inside the Classroom (and Out) examines folklore and its many roles in education. Several articles explore teaching in rural school houses in the early twentieth century, while others provide insight into more serious academic scholarship in the fie…

  • Both Sides of the Border

    Both Sides of the Border

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411843

    Texas has a large population who has lived on both sides of the border and created a folkloric mix that makes Texas unique. Both Sides of the Border gets its name from its emphasis on recently researched Tex-Mex folklore. But we recognize that Texas…

  • The Bounty of Texas

    The Bounty of Texas
    av Abernethy

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780929398143

    In addition to reminiscences of trapping and hunting in the Big Bend of West Texas during the 1920s and 1930s, this Texas Folklore Society Publication includes a heretofore unpublished outdoors sketch by J. Frank Dobie on deer hunting and a piece by…

  • Folklore in Motion

    Folklore in Motion

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412383

    The adventurous spirit of Texans has led to much travel lore, from stories of how ancestors first came to the state to reflections of how technology has affected the customs, language, and stories of life ""on the go."" This Publication of the Texas…

  • Cowboys, Cops, Killers, and Ghosts

    Cowboys, Cops, Killers, and Ghosts

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415322

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society has something for everyone. The first section features a good bit of occupational lore, including articles on cowboys-both legendary ones and the relatively unknown men who worked their trade day by day…

  • Legendary Ladies of Texas

    Legendary Ladies of Texas
    av Abernethy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780929398754

    This is an exploration of Texas women and the conflicting images and myths that have grown up about them. The Texas Folklore Society offers these accounts, written by a variety of authors, about the women who have shaped Texas history with their acc…

  • Built in Texas

    Built in Texas

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410921

    A study of folk building in Texas. It ranges across the state in word and photograph to explore the building by settlers who tarried on the timbered lands of East Texas and built with the readily available pine logs in the traditions of their father…

  • Texas Folklore Society Vol II

    Texas Folklore Society Vol II
    av Abernethy

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780929398785

    The second volume to the Texas Folklore Society history covers from the McCarthy era to the end of the wild and woolly sixties. Includes the publishing history of the TFS books, anecdotes about the gatherings of the Society (including Hermes Nye sta…