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  • Rainbow In The Morning

    Rainbow In The Morning

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410952

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society contains a Texas version of "The Frog's Courting"; a Texas border ballad; folklore of reptiles of the South and Southwest; sayings of old time Texans; episodes at ranch community dances; pioneer Christm…

  • Juneteenth Texas

    Juneteenth Texas

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412833

    Juneteenth Texas explores African-American folkways and traditions from both African-American and white perspectives. Included are descriptions and classifications of different aspects of African-American folk culture in Texas; explorations of songs…

  • T For Texas:State Full Folklore

    T For Texas:State Full Folklore

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411034

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society contains a valuable chronological and bibliographical listing of Texas Folklore Society publications. It also includes twenty-five folk tales, including the lore of the armadillo, Texas country schoolte…

  • Juneteenth Texas

    Juneteenth Texas
    av Francis Edward Abernethy, Alan B. Govenar, Patrick B. Mullen

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410181

    Explores African-American folkways and traditions from both African-American and white perspectives. This title includes descriptions and classifications of different aspects of African-American folk culture in Texas. It also explores the songs and…

  • Singers And Storytellers

    Singers And Storytellers
    av Robert S. UNT Maxwell

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411072

    Most of the essays among the twenty-nine making up this collection salute taletellers, furnishing demonstrations by way of tall tales and short sayings, ghost stories and family stories, anecdotes of frontier preachers and hound dogs, and superstiti…

  • Folk Travelers

    Folk Travelers

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411096

    A collection of articles from the Texas Folklore Society. The title comes from J. Frank Dobie's chapter on "The Traveling Anecdote." Also included are Roy Bedichek on "Folklore in Natural History;" "The Names of Western Wild Animals," by George D. H…

  • Folklore Of Texan Cultures

    Folklore Of Texan Cultures

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411010

    A lot of different kinds of people have come to Texas since the Spanish first met the Indians within its borders. And that is what this book is about--all the Cajuns and Mexicans and Czechs, all the colors and breeds and bones that have come to Texa…

  • Mexican Border Ballads

    Mexican Border Ballads

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410907

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society contains "Corridos of the Mexican Border" by Brownie McNeil; "The Envious and the Envied Compadres" by Wilson M. Hudson; "Do Rattlesnakes Swallow Their Young?" by J. Frank Dobie; "Folktales of the Alaba…

  • Follow De Drinkin Gould

    Follow De Drinkin Gould

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410877

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society includes the play-party in Oklahoma; folklore of Texas birds; tall tales for the tenderfeet; fishback yarns from the Sulphurs; Cajun stories of Bolivar's Peninsula; Paul Bunyan; pioneer folk tales; folk…

  • Coyote Wisdom

    Coyote Wisdom

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410884

    This especially substantial folkish son-of-a-gun stew concocted by J. Frank Dobie and associates is distinguished by a wide variety of materials, ranging from the simplest recording of single items, like anecdotes, folk remedies or sayings, through…

  • Some Still Do:Essays On Texas Customs

    Some Still Do:Essays On Texas Customs

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411027

    Some people are still working stock, building chimneys, making syrup, curing warts, and witching water the same way their fathers and grandfathers did a hundred years ago. This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society is a collection of essays on s…

  • Texian Stomping Grounds

    Texian Stomping Grounds

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410891

    A Publication of the Texas Folklore Society, which examines how Texans of many races have shaped their lives and shaped the state.

  • Observations & Reflections Texas Folkfore

    Observations & Reflections Texas Folkfore

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411003

    A Publication of the Texas Folklore Society, consisting of fourteen essays on Texas folklore and folk life. Beliefs and customs, riddles and proverbs, songs and stories: the breadth of Texas folklore is well illustrated by the best of Texas's folklo…

  • The Healer of Los Olmos and Other Mexican Lore

    The Healer of Los Olmos and Other Mexican Lore

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411089

    This volume contains Ruth Dodson's many stories of Don Pedrito Jaramillo: The Curandero of Los Olmos; in addition Soledad Perez offers his Mexican Folklore from Austin; Wilson Hudson and J. Frank Dobie add to the richness of this collection. Jose Ci…

  • Hunters & Healers

    Hunters & Healers

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410914

    Variety and richness are indeed found in this Publication by the Texas Folklore Society. The first folk type to appear in the book is the hunter, in Francis Abernethy's account of the East Texas communal hunt, which he sees in relation to man's anci…

  • Texas Folk Songs

    Texas Folk Songs

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411140

    "This volume is," in Owens's words, "a sampling of a rich experience in a richer land." The 135 songs included, a number of them in versions by more than one singer, are divided into nine chapters containing British popular ballads, Anglo-American b…

  • Analytical Index Tx Folk

    Analytical Index Tx Folk
    av Bratcher

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870741357

    The first of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, Round the Levee, edited by Stith Thompson, was published in 1916. By 1972, thirty-six volumes had appeared, recording approximately two thousand folktales, ranging in type from simple puns…

  • Sonovagun Stew

    Sonovagun Stew

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411058

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society is a traditional Texas literary sonovagun. Cowboy ballads, bateaus, gaucho songs, mineral wells, corridos, Aggie war stories, songs of Bob Wills, Baptist kids, coyotes, and old-time cowboys are all simm…

  • Charreada

    Charreada
    av Al Rendon

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413021

    El Charro , or man on horseback, has represented the spirit of independent Mexico since he played an important role in the 1821 revolution. He is the Mexican version of the American cowboy, only much older, arising from the ranch culture first broug…

  • The Golden Log

    The Golden Log

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411102

    Like the more than a dozen other contributions in this volume, "The Golden Log" typifies the combined universality and fresh and authentic regional flavor of southwestern lore and legend. The Texas Folklore Society offers these tales of early Texas…

  • Straight Texas

    Straight Texas

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410976

    A Publication of the Texas Folklore Society. The topics include Texas place names, Roy Bean, anecdotes from Brazos River bottoms, Mexican ghosts from El Paso, comedy in folk superstitions, witching for water with the Bible, pioneer folk ways, old sa…

  • Happy Hunting Grounds

    Happy Hunting Grounds

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410945

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society is a miscellany of Texas and Southwestern folklore collected and written by ten folklorists in 1925. Included are articles on Mexican popular ballad; Spanish songs of New Mexico; versos of the Texas vaq…