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By Carl Lindahl

This two-volume selection of folktales represents the various most interesting examples of yank oral culture. Drawn from the most important archive of yank people tradition, the yankee Folklife heart on the Library of Congress, this set contains magic stories, legends, jokes, tall stories and private narratives, lots of that have by no means been transcribed sooner than, less released, in a sweeping survey. Eminent folklorist and award-winning writer Carl Lindahl chosen and transcribed over two hundred recording classes - many from the Twenties and Thirties - that span the 20 th century, together with contemporary fabric drawn from the September eleven undertaking. incorporated during this diversified assortment are over 2 hundred stories equipped in chapters by means of storyteller, story style or sector, and representing diversified American cultures, from Appalachia and the Midwest to local American and Latino traditions. each one bankruptcy starts by means of discussing the storytellers and their oral traditions ahead of offering and introducing each one story, making this assortment obtainable to school scholars, normal readers or scholars.

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