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American Negro Folktales
American Negro Folktales
Author: Richard M. Dorson
This is a superb collection from the folktale repetoire of Negro Americans. It includes not only the well-known stories of talking animals, but also the cycle concerning Old Marster and his clever slave John, and ranges from supernatural accounts of specters and bogies, through comical and satirical anecdotes, to the more realistic reports of ra...  more »
ISBN: 32307
Pages: 384
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Publisher: Fawcett Premier
Book Type: Paperback
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From animal and bird stories to protest narratives, from hoodoos and lying tales to preachers' sermons, and everywhere in between, fascinating reading.
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