Between the Cracks of History: Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore
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BeschreibungSix essays discuss definitions and explanations of folklore, and methods of teaching it. Then 15 additional essays explore Texas folklore related to such topics as police burials, gang graffiti, fiddling, ghosts, dance halls, oil fields, spring rituals, and the dialect spoken along the border betwee
PortraitFrancis 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.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: TEXAS A & M UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1997
Seitenanzahl: 284 Seiten