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3 edition of Afro-American folklore collections. found in the catalog.

Afro-American folklore collections.

Wayne State University. Folklore Archive.

Afro-American folklore collections.

by Wayne State University. Folklore Archive.

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Published by Wayne State University Folklore Archive in [Detroit] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wayne State University. Folklore Archive -- Catalogs.,
  • African Americans -- Folklore -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesAnnotated holdings list - Wayne State University Folklore Archive ; no. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5984.U6 W39 1977, GR103 W39 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4068641M
    LC Control Number79622034

      A treasury of Afro-American folklore: the oral literature, traditions, recollections, legends, tales, songs, religious beliefs, customs, sayings, and humor of peoples of African descent in the Americas Item PreviewPages: nineteen collections of Black American folklore now in print, I noted that only three of them are by Black authors (Hughes and Bontemps, Book of Negro Folklore [Dodd, Mead, ], Brewer, American Negro Folklore [Quadrangle, (original-ly published in ) ], and Julius Lester's Black Folktales [Grove, ]).

    The Anthology of American Folk Music, edited by Harry Smith (–), is one of the most influential releases in the history of recorded ally issued by Folkways Records in , the Anthology brought virtually unknown parts of America's musical landscape recorded in the late s and early s to the public's attention. For more than half a century, the .   A treasury of African folklore: the oral literature, traditions, myths, legends, epics, tales, recollections, wisdom, sayings, and humor of AfricaPages:

    Alan Dundes, ed., Mother Wit from the Laughing Barrel: Readings in the Interpretation of Afro-American Folklore, Lawrence W. Levine, Black Culture and Black Consciousness: Afro-American Folk Thought from Slavery to Freedom, Black memorabilia, sometimes called Black Americana, describes objects and ephemera relating to African American and Afro-European history. Most of this material was produced from the 18th through the 20th centuries. Frequently, these household items reflect racist ideas about black people through offensive and dehumanizing caricatures. However.


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Illustrated with photographs and drawings throughout, this classic collection is now beautifully repackaged. "This is the most important collection of Afro-American folklore compiled."—Ralph EllisonCited by:   This is a wonderful and diverse collection of folktales drawn from throughout the African diaspora.

Despite being the work of a professional ethnologist-folklorist (i.e., the Aarne-Thompson category numbers are included in the annotation), the stories are presented clearly and unadorned with unnecessary scholarly adumbration/5.

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my people!/ Zora Neale Hurston --Negro folk cult / Harold Preece --Backgrounds of folklore in Negro literature / Sterling A. Brown. In introductory chapters, literature scholar Gates (Life Upon These Shores) reviews the sometimes disputatious history of collecting African-American folklore, while folklorist Tatar (The Annotated Brothers Grimm) clarifies the organizing principle behind the book’s arrangement of stories, which go from continental-African tales to African 5/5(1).

ROGER D. ABRAHAMS () was the Hum Rosen Professor of Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania, president of the American Folklore Society, and the author of many books, monographs, and articles on African American, Creole, Caribbean, and.

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I would recommend this book very highly to all school teachers as it is an excellent read and it provides a wealth of knowledge about the Afro-American peoples.4/5(2). Joel Chandler Harris (December 9, – July 3, ) was an American journalist, fiction writer, and folklorist best known for his collection of Uncle Remus stories.

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(Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ). Johnson, Alfred "Snuff." Black Cowboy Blues and Church Songs [sound.Get this from a library! African-American folktales for young readers: including favorite stories from African and African-American storytellers.

[Richard Young; Judy Dockrey Young;] -- A collection of folktales from the African-American oral tradition, presented as they have been told by professional black storytellers from Rhode Island to Oklahoma.

For decades, African-American folklore failed to capture mainstream attention and remained in a perpetually precarious position, always on the verge of being lost. Mr. Gates and Ms. Tatar wanted Author: Lovia Gyarkye.