The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore, 1916-1954 / Edition 1

The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore, 1916-1954 / Edition 1

by Mody C. Boatright
     
 

ISBN-10: 1574410555

ISBN-13: 9781574410556

Pub. Date: 02/13/1954

Publisher: University of North Texas Press


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 old annuals are filled with real, field-collected folklore. Most of that early collected folklore had

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Overview


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 old annuals are filled with real, field-collected folklore. Most of that early collected folklore had never been in print before.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574410556
Publisher:
University of North Texas Press
Publication date:
02/13/1954
Series:
Publications of the Texas Folklore Society Series
Pages:
356
Sales rank:
984,801
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Indian Tales
Kiowa-Apache Tales1
Alabama-Coushatta Tales12
Mexican Tales
Stories of My People19
A Pack Load of Mexican Tales24
The Little Animals39
To Whom God Wishes to Give He Will Give46
Negro Tales and Jokes
From the Brazos Bottom50
Juneteenth55
Stories and Songs for Children
From a Texas Household: Mrs. Russell's Stories67
Ratoncito Perez77
The Frog's Courting80
Legends
Treasure Legends of McMullen County83

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