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African folklore in the New World

African folklore in the New World

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Folklore -- African influences.,
    • Folklore -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesResearch in African literatures.
      Statementedited by Daniel J. Crowley.
      GenreFolklore
      ContributionsCrowley, Daniel J., 1921-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR100 .A34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 91 p. ;
      Number of Pages91
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4904521M
      ISBN 100292703279
      LC Control Number76050962

      - Contained herein are republications of long out of print books on African Folklore, Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends. 33% of the profit from these books is donated to charities in Africa with a special focus on education. So please buy a copy, or two, and donate to worthy African causes. Each book will have the cause or associated charity listed pins. Brer Rabbit, trickster figure originating in African folklore and transmitted by African slaves to the New World, where it acquired attributes of similar native American tricksters (see trickster tale); Brer, or Brother, Rabbit was popularized in the United States in the stories of Joel Chandler Harris (–). The character’s adventures embody an idea considered to be a universal.

      Read African folk tales from Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria, Zanzibar Tales, Sanni Meterlerkamp and more. Jump to full list of African folk tales. About: Africa brought forth many rich stories of folklore to the literature world. These stories continue to fascinate audiences and are often taught in schools. African folklore is just as rich, and just as perverse as that shit. Get your d20 ready — this world is going to inspire one hell of a role-playing game someday. Marlon James’s New.

      The Book of Negro Folklore. New York: Dodd, Mead, E-mail Citation» Although dependent on listing folklore items, without notation, this is an important anthology offering a sampling of African American folklore along with prose and poetry “in the folk manner.”. African folktales > South African folktales > Old Hendrik's Tales at World of Tales - Stories for children, folktales, New(ish) Layout World of Tales has a fresh new look! I hope you like it! I will be clearing bugs in the next days. Book Spotlight.


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FREE Shipping on Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. |a African folklore in the New World / |c edited by Daniel J. Crowley. |a Austin: |b University of Texas Press, |c c |a x, 91 p. ; |c 23 cm. |a Most of contents previously published in Research in African literatures, fall |a Includes bibliographical references and index.

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