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The annotated African American folktales

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Maria Tatar
Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A treasury of dozens of African-American folktales discusses their role in a broader cultural heritage, sharing such classics as the Brer Rabbit stories, the African trickster Anansi, and tales from the late nineteenth-century's "Southern Workman."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Annotated African American folktales.
New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, [2018]
(DLC) 2017042550
(OCoLC)1006520799
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Maria Tatar
ISBN: 9780871407566 0871407566
OCLC Number: 1011684305
Description: 1 online resource (xcii, 651 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Responsibility: edited with a foreword, introduction, and notes by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tatar.

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Collected for the first time, these African American folktales reclaim a lost cultural legacy to redefine American literature.  Read more...

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