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Afro-American folktales : stories from Black traditions in the New World

Author: Roger D Abrahams
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The 107 tales demonstrate the ways an uprooted people have drawn from the traditions of their past to fashion a life in the New World.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Afro-American folktales.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1985
(OCoLC)563066422
Online version:
Afro-American folktales.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1985
(OCoLC)607855422
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger D Abrahams
ISBN: 0394527550 9780394527550 0394728858 9780394728858
OCLC Number: 11091159
Description: xxii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Getting started : how the world got put together that way --
pt. 2. Minding somebody else's business and sometimes making it your own --
pt. 3. Getting a comeuppance : how (and how not) to act stories --
pt. 4. How clever can you get? : tales of trickery and its consequences --
pt. 5. The strong ones and the clever : contests and confrontations --
pt. 6. Getting around Old Master (most of the time) --
pt. 7. In the end, nonsense.
Responsibility: selected and edited by Roger D. Abrahams.
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The 107 tales demonstrate the ways an uprooted people have drawn from the traditions of their past to fashion a life in the New World.

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