An Anthology of American Folktales and Legends by Frank de Caro

By Frank de Caro

For folklorists, scholars, in addition to normal readers, this can be the main accomplished survey of yankee folktales and legends at present on hand. It deals an awesome number of American legend and lore - every thing from Appalachian Jack stories, African American folklore, riddles, trickster stories, tall stories, stories of the supernatural, legends of crime and criminals, stories of girls, or even city legends.The anthology is split into 3 major sections - local American and Hawaiian Narratives, Folktales, and Legends - and inside of every one part the person tales discover the myriad narrative traditions and genres from a variety of geographic areas of the U.S.. every one part and story style is brought and positioned in its narrative context by means of famous folklorist Frank de Caro. story sort and motif indexes whole the work.

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