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The Ozarks : an American survival of primitive society

Author: Vance Randolph; Robert Cochran
Publisher: Fayetteville : The University of Arkansas Press, 2017.
Series: Chronicles of the Ozarks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vance Randolph was perfectly constituted for his role as the chronicler of Ozark folkways. As a self-described ""hack writer,"" he was as much a figure of the margins as his chosen subjects. In The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Music
Songs and music
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vance Randolph; Robert Cochran
ISBN: 1682260267 9781682260265
OCLC Number: 953552708
Notes: Maps on lining-papers.
Includes songs with music.
Not distributed; available at Arkansas State Library.
Description: xxiii, 272 pages : illustrations, portraits, music ; 21 cm.
Contents: Old trails and campfires --
The hill-billy at home --
Womenfolk and social life --
The Ozark dialect --
Signs and superstitions --
The passing of the play-party --
Ozark folk-songs --
Ways that are dark --
Shooting for beef --
Jumpers, giggers and noodlers --
Fools' gold --
The coming of the "furriners."
Series Title: Chronicles of the Ozarks.
Responsibility: Vance Randolph ; edited by Robert Cochran.

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"Anything you can do to keep The Ozarks alive and in print is a gift to folklorists and regional writers. Randolph was a proud Ozarker and a fine, zesty writer, a wit, a charmer. The Ozarks is maybe Read more...

 
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