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The American folklore reader : folklore in American literature

Author: John T Flanagan; Arthur Palmer Hudson
Publisher: New York : A.S. Barnes, 1958.
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Genre/Form: Legends
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Flanagan, John Theodore, 1906-
American folklore reader.
New York, A.S. Barnes, 1958
(OCoLC)612532342
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John T Flanagan; Arthur Palmer Hudson
OCLC Number: 394381
Notes: Published by Row, Peterson & Co. under title: Folklore in American literature.
Description: 506 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Indian names / Lydia H. Sigourney. --
White stone canoe / Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. --
Mon-daw-min; or, The origin of Indian corn / Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. --
Opeechee; or, The origin of the robin / Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. --
Hiawatha and Mudjekeewis / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. --
Oeche-Monesah; the wanderer / Mary Eastman. --
Devil and Tom Walker / Washington Irving. --
Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne. --
Devil and Daniel Webster / Stephen Vincent Benet. --
How Jack O'Lanterns came to be / Zora Neale Hurston. --
Devil's pretty daughter / Vance Randolph. --
Ghost in the mill / Harriet Beecher Stowe. --
Legend of Sleepy Hollow / Washington Irving. --
Peter Rugg, the missing man / William Austin. --
Witch of Coos / Robert Frost. --
Ghosts of the buffaloes / Vachel Lindsay. --
Lavender evening dress / Carl Carmer. --
Feathertop / Nathaniel Hawthorne. --
Scarecrow / Percy MacKaye. --
New Orleans superstitions / Lafcadio Hearn. --
Po' Sandy / Charles W. Chesnutt. --
Pete Featherton / James Hall. --
Unto such glory / Paul Green. Gold-bug / Edgar Allan Poe. --
Great carbuncle / Nathaniel Hawthorne. --
Midas on a goatskin / J. Frank Dobie. --
Horse-swap / A.B. Longstreet. --
Frescos from the past / Samuel L. Clemens. --
Celebrated jumping frog of Calveras County / Samuel L. Clemens. --
Big bear of Arkansas / T.B. Thorpe. --
Sicily Burns's wedding / George W. Harris. --
Simon Suggs attends a camp-meeting / Johnson J. Hooper. --
Spotted horses / William Faulkner. --
Cats that clawed to Heaven / Percy MacKaye. --
Wreck of the Hesperus / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. --
Paul Revere's ride / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. --
Telling the bees / John Greenleaf Whittier. --
Skipper Ireson's ride / John Greenleaf Whittier. --
Barbara Frietchie / John Greenleaf Whittier. --
Revenge of Hamish / Sidney Lanier. --
Kit Carson's ride / Joaquin Miller. --
Captain Carpenter / John Crowe Ransom. --
Ballad of William Sycamore / Stephen Vincent Benet. --
Lady of the tomahawk / Robert P. Tristram Coffin. --
Sunrise in his pocket / [Davy Crockett]. --
Grinning the bark off a tree / [Davy Crockett]. --
Winter of the blue snow / James Stevens. --
Paul's wife / Robert Frost. --
Birth of John Henry / Roark Bradford. --
Ossawatomie / Carl Sandburg. Statue of old Andrew Jackson / Vachel Lindsay. --
Apple-barrel of Johnny Appleseed / Vachel Lindsay. --
Bryan, Bryan, Bryan, Bryan / Vachel Lindsay. --
Courtin' / James Russell Lowell. --
Sunthin' in the pastoral line / James Russell Lowell. --
Paring-bee / Rowland E. Robinson. --
John Wadleigh's trial / Seba Smith. --
Evenings at Simeon's store / George S. Wasson. --
Uncle Remus initiates the little boy / Joel Chandler Harris. --
Wonderful Tar-Baby story / Joel Chandler Harris. --
How Mr. Rabbit was too sharp for Mr. Fox / Joel Chandler Harris. --
Mr. Benjamin Ram and his wonderful fiddle / Joel Chandler Harris. --
Rev. Mizraim Ham's discourse / Baynard Rush Hall. --
Christmas-night in the quarters / Irwin Russell. --
Visit to Daddy Cudjoe / Julia Peterkin. --
At candle-lightin' time / Paul Laurence Dunbar. --
The Party / Paul Laurence Dunbar. --
Old Massa and John who wanted to go to heaven / Zora Neale Hurston. --
Springfield Mountain. --
Paul Jones. --
Young Charlotte. --
Naomi Wise. --
Jesse James. --
Joe Bowers. --
Buffalo skinners. --
Old Chisholm Trail. --
Jam on Gerry's Rock. Po' Laz'us. --
Mister Boll Weevil. --
Good old rebel. --
Kentucky party / Elizabeth Madox Roberts. --
I hear America singing / Walt Whitman. --
Selections from Song of myself / Walt Whitman. --
Way to wealth / Benjamin Franklin. --
Plantation proverbs / Joel Chandler Harris. --
Abe Martin of Brown County / Kin Hubbard. --
People, yes (section 49) / Carl Sandburg.
Responsibility: [edited by] John T. Flanagan and Arthur Palmer Hudson.

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