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Tales From The Cloud Walking Country

Author : Marie Campbell
ISBN : 0820321869
Genre : Fiction
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Assembled here are seventy-eight stories from six of the "ballad-singingest, tale-tellingest" residents of the eastern Kentucky mountain country. Based on stories rooted in European traditions from German fairy tales to Irish hero stories to Greek myths, the tales had been handed down through generations of telling before Marie Campbell collected them in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Readers will recognize the story of Snow White in "A Stepchild That Was Treated Mighty Bad," while "Three Shirts and a Golden Finger Ring" recalls the fairy tale of the Seven Swans. "The Fellow That Married A Dozen Times" is a lively rendition of "Bluebeard." As the narrators cautioned Marie Campbell again and again, "Tale-telling is nigh about faded out in the mountain country," but Tales from the Cloud Walking Country offers a lasting record of history, cultural heritage, language, and good old-fashioned fun.
Category: Fiction

American Regional Folklore

Author : Terry Ann Mood
ISBN : 9781576076200
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 53.71 MB
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An easy-to-use guide to American regional folklore with advice on conducting research, regional essays, and a selective annotated bibliography. * Fully annotated bibliographies on the folklore of each of eight regions of the United States * Engaging overview essays by folklore scholars introduce each of the U.S. regions covered * A list of literary authors who incorporate folklore themes in their writings, together with a brief list of some of their major works * A list of folklore-related museums, with addresses and phone numbers, a list of folklore journals, and, when possible, a list of websites
Category: Biography & Autobiography

An Anthology Of American Folktales And Legends

Author : Frank de Caro
ISBN : 9781317476993
Genre : Business & Economics
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For folklorists, students, as well as general readers, this is the most comprehensive survey of American folktales and legends currently available. It offers an amazing variety of American legend and lore - everything from Appalachian Jack tales, African American folklore, riddles, trickster tales, tall tales, tales of the supernatural, legends of crime and criminals, tales of women, and even urban legends.The anthology is divided into three main sections - Native American and Hawaiian Narratives, Folktales, and Legends - and within each section the individual stories explore the myriad narrative traditions and genres from various geographic regions of the United States. Each section and tale genre is introduced and placed in its narrative context by noted folklorist Frank de Caro. Tale type and motif indexes complete the work.
Category: Business & Economics

Cloud Walking

Author : Marie Campbell
ISBN : UOM:39015031224952
Genre : Appalachians (People)
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Category: Appalachians (People)

Cinderella

Author : Judy Sierra
ISBN : 9780897747271
Genre : Social Science
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Presents versions of the Cinderella story which represent many cultures, geographical areas, and styles. Includes information about the tales, related activities, and resources.
Category: Social Science

Stockings Of Buttermilk

Author : Neil Philip
ISBN : 0395849802
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A collection of sixteen American stories form eleven states is based on traditional tales of the European countries that have had a profound effect on American culture, from variations of "Snow White" to "The Little Bull with the Golden Horns"
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Greenwood Encyclopedia Of Folktales And Fairy Tales Q Z

Author : Donald Haase
ISBN : 0313334447
Genre : Fairy tales
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Provides alphabetically arranged entries on folk and fairy tales from around the world, including information on authors, subjects, themes, characters, and national traditions.
Category: Fairy tales

Kentucky Folktales

Author : Mary Hamilton
ISBN : 9780813140308
Genre : Social Science
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The storytelling tradition has long been an important piece of Kentucky history and culture. Folktales, legends, tall tales, and ghost stories hold a special place in the imaginations of inventive storytellers and captive listeners. In Kentucky Folktales: Revealing Stories, Truths, and Outright Lies Kentucky storyteller Mary Hamilton narrates a range of stories with the voice and creativity only a master storyteller can evoke. Hamilton has perfected the art of entrancing an audience no matter the subject of her tales. Kentucky Folktales includes stories about Daniel Boone's ability to single-handedly kill a bear, a daughter who saves her father's land by outsmarting the king, and a girl who uses gingerbread to exact revenge on her evil stepmother, among many others. Hamilton ends each story with personal notes on important details of her storytelling craft, such as where she first heard the story, how it evolved through frequent re-tellings and reactions from audiences, and where the stories take place. Featuring tales and legends from all over the Bluegrass State, Kentucky Folktales captures the expression of Kentucky's storytelling tradition.
Category: Social Science

Folklore Forum

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105013038117
Genre : Folklore
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Category: Folklore

Mountain Life And Work

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ISBN : IND:30000115810750
Genre : Appalachian Mountains
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Category: Appalachian Mountains

A Treasury Of North American Folktales

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ISBN : UOM:39076002030224
Genre : Tales
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This collection of anonymous stories and yarns, legends and myths, distills the collective experience of mankind.
Category: Tales

The Cumulative Book Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015058373427
Genre : American literature
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A world list of books in the English language.
Category: American literature

Old Greasybeard

Author : Leonard Roberts
ISBN : STANFORD:36105033933818
Genre : Tales
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Category: Tales

North American Legends

Author : Virginia Haviland
ISBN : UOM:39015014452612
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents tall tales indigenous to America, tales of European and African immigrants, and folklore of American Indians and Eskimos.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction