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The Stories We Tell: An Anthology of Oregon Folk Literature (Oregon Literature)

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Publisher Comments:

This rich selection of nearly 250 stories and songs — the first anthology of Oregon folk literature — reveals the power, wonder, beauty, and wit of Oregon's oral traditions. The Stories We Tell is a book to be read aloud. Gathered here are eloquent examples of what Oregonians have told and sung and kept in memory, from Native American creation myths to spotted owl jokes, from ghost stories and tales of Bigfoot to cowboy ballads and children's rhymes.

Review:

"Oregon... has pioneered yet another national model: a collection of the state's best writing in six volumes." — David Johnson, Eugene Weekly

Review:

"One of the most ambitious ongoing projects in Oregon letters." — Paul Pintarich, The Oregonian

Review:

"A landmark publication.... This is the key work of the present generation of scholars and writers for Oregon." — Kim Stafford, Director, Northwest Writing Institute

Synopsis:

These traditional stories, songs, tales, and sayings — from Native American creation myths to spotted owl jokes — reveal the richness of Oregon's oral traditions.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-315) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780870713804
Editor:
Jones, Suzi
Editor:
Ramsey, Jarold
Editor:
Jones, Suzi
Editor:
Ramsey, Jarold
Author:
Jones, Suzi
Author:
Jones, Suzie
Publisher:
Oregon State University Press
Location:
Corvallis, Or. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Mythology and folklore
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Oregon
Subject:
Folk-lore, american
Subject:
Folk literature, American.
Subject:
Tales -- Oregon.
Subject:
Folklore -- Oregon.
Subject:
Oregon Literary collections.
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oregon literature series ;
Series Volume:
no. 100v. 5
Publication Date:
19940831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
326
Dimensions:
10 x 7.1 x 1.1 in

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History and Social Science » Pacific Northwest » Folklore and Legends
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Humanities » Mythology » North American

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Product details 326 pages Oregon State University Press - English 9780870713804 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Oregon... has pioneered yet another national model: a collection of the state's best writing in six volumes." — David Johnson,
"Review" by , "One of the most ambitious ongoing projects in Oregon letters." — Paul Pintarich,
"Review" by , "A landmark publication.... This is the key work of the present generation of scholars and writers for Oregon." — Kim Stafford, Director, Northwest Writing Institute
"Synopsis" by , These traditional stories, songs, tales, and sayings — from Native American creation myths to spotted owl jokes — reveal the richness of Oregon's oral traditions.
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