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T for Texas

T for Texas

by Francis Edward Abernethy
     
 

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 schoolteachers; legal lore from the courthouse; persimmon beer; classic honky tonks; Mexican lore on how to “have, hold

Overview


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 schoolteachers; legal lore from the courthouse; persimmon beer; classic honky tonks; Mexican lore on how to “have, hold, or free oneself of a lover”; Pecos Bill; the vampire; peyote ceremonialism; animal metaphors; Texas prison folklore; oil field jokes; and quilting, among others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574411034
Publisher:
University of North Texas Press
Publication date:
04/01/2000
Series:
Publications of the Texas Folklore Society Series
Pages:
277
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Meet the Author


Francis Edward Abernethy is Regents Professor Emeritus of English at Stephen F. Austin State University, the former executive secretary and editor of the Texas Folklore Society, the curator of exhibits for the East Texas Historical Association, and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters. In addition to having edited numerous Texas Folklore Society publications, he has written Singin’ Texas, Legends of Texas’ Heroic Age, and all three volumes of the Texas Folklore Society history, published by the University of North Texas Press.

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