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By Carl Lindahl

ISBN-10: 0765680629

ISBN-13: 9780765680624

This two-volume number of folktales represents many of the most interesting examples of yankee oral culture. Drawn from the biggest archive of yankee folks tradition, the yankee Folklife heart on the Library of Congress, this set contains magic stories, legends, jokes, tall stories and private narratives, lots of that have by no means been transcribed ahead of, less released, in a sweeping survey. Eminent folklorist and award-winning writer Carl Lindahl chosen and transcribed over 2 hundred recording periods - many from the Nineteen Twenties and Thirties - that span the 20 th century, together with fresh fabric drawn from the September eleven undertaking. integrated during this various assortment are over two hundred stories equipped in chapters through storyteller, story style or quarter, and representing varied American cultures, from Appalachia and the Midwest to local American and Latino traditions. each one bankruptcy starts by way of discussing the storytellers and their oral traditions earlier than offering and introducing every one story, making this assortment available to highschool scholars, normal readers or scholars.

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