Follow de Drinkin' Gourd

Follow de Drinkin' Gourd

by J. Frank Dobie (Editor)


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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 anecdotes; the Texas pecan; African-American folk songs of Texas; old Nacogdoches; ghosts of Lake Jackson; how the polecat got his scent; characteristics of cowboy songs; ballads and songs of the frontier folk, and other tales.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781574410877
Publisher: University of North Texas Press
Publication date: 06/01/2000
Series: Publications of the Texas Folklore Society Series , #7
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

J. Frank Dobie (1888–1964) was an American folklorist, writer, and newspaper columnist best known for many books depicting the richness and traditions of life in rural Texas. In 1922, he became secretary of the Texas Folklore Society and held the post for 21 years.

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