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The Resource Afro-American folktales : stories from Black traditions in the New World, selected and edited by Roger D. Abrahams

Afro-American folktales : stories from Black traditions in the New World, selected and edited by Roger D. Abrahams

Label
Afro-American folktales : stories from Black traditions in the New World
Title
Afro-American folktales
Title remainder
stories from Black traditions in the New World
Statement of responsibility
selected and edited by Roger D. Abrahams
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
398.2/08907
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GR111.A47
LC item number
A38 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Abrahams, Roger D
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Tales
  • Blacks
  • Tales
Label
Afro-American folktales : stories from Black traditions in the New World, selected and edited by Roger D. Abrahams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 321-324
Contents
  • Never seen his equal -- The man makes and the woman takes -- Bringing men and woman together -- The fight over life -- The wind and the water fighting -- The word the devil made up -- The knee-high man tries to get sizable -- Pig's long nose and greedy mouth -- Getting common sense -- Kankering for a long tail -- The devil's doing -- The John Crows lose their hair -- Tadpole loses his hair -- The owl never sleep at night -- Why hens are afraid of owls -- The gifts of dipper and cowhide -- Testing the good Lord -- Mr. Possum loves peace -- Getback, get back -- No justice on earth
  • Meeting the king of the world -- Mr. Bamancoogets dropped -- The tug-of-war between elephant and whale -- Tiger becomes a riding horse -- The telltale pepper bush -- Making the stone smoke -- The latest song -- The signifying monkey -- The singing bones -- A boarhog for a husband -- The woman who was a bird -- My mother killed me, my father ate me -- What makes Brer wasp have a short patience -- Between the fiddler and the dancer -- Being greedy chokes Ananasi -- The doing and undoings of the Dogoshes -- Spreading fingers for friendship -- Don't shot me Dyer, dont' shoot me -- Little eight John -- The poor man and the snake -- The little bird grows
Control code
tlc00290248
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 327 p.
Isbn
9780394527550
Lccn
84016601
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 696074
  • (Sirsi) 696074
Label
Afro-American folktales : stories from Black traditions in the New World, selected and edited by Roger D. Abrahams
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 321-324
Contents
  • Never seen his equal -- The man makes and the woman takes -- Bringing men and woman together -- The fight over life -- The wind and the water fighting -- The word the devil made up -- The knee-high man tries to get sizable -- Pig's long nose and greedy mouth -- Getting common sense -- Kankering for a long tail -- The devil's doing -- The John Crows lose their hair -- Tadpole loses his hair -- The owl never sleep at night -- Why hens are afraid of owls -- The gifts of dipper and cowhide -- Testing the good Lord -- Mr. Possum loves peace -- Getback, get back -- No justice on earth
  • Meeting the king of the world -- Mr. Bamancoogets dropped -- The tug-of-war between elephant and whale -- Tiger becomes a riding horse -- The telltale pepper bush -- Making the stone smoke -- The latest song -- The signifying monkey -- The singing bones -- A boarhog for a husband -- The woman who was a bird -- My mother killed me, my father ate me -- What makes Brer wasp have a short patience -- Between the fiddler and the dancer -- Being greedy chokes Ananasi -- The doing and undoings of the Dogoshes -- Spreading fingers for friendship -- Don't shot me Dyer, dont' shoot me -- Little eight John -- The poor man and the snake -- The little bird grows
Control code
tlc00290248
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 327 p.
Isbn
9780394527550
Lccn
84016601
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 696074
  • (Sirsi) 696074

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