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Mules and Men
Mules and Men
by Zora Neale Hurston
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"Simply the most exciting book on black folklore and culture I have ever read." --Roger D. Abrahams Mules and Men is the first great collection of black America's folk world. In the 1930's, Zora Neale Hurston returned to her "native village" of... (read more)

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Every Tongue Got to Confess: Negro Folk-Tales from the Gulf States
Every Tongue Got to Confess: Negro Folk-Tales from the Gulf States
by Zora Neale Hurston
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Zora Neale Hurston, the author of Their Eyes Were Watching God, was deemed "one of the greatest writers of our time" by Toni Morrison. With the publication of Lies and Other Tall Tales, The Skull Talks Back, and What's the Hurry, Fox? new... (read more)

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From My People: 400 Years of African American Folklore
From My People: 400 Years of African American Folklore
by Daryl Cumber Dance
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Dance (U. of Richmond) has produced a number of previous anthologies. Here she assembles folktales, songs, styling out, sermons and speeches, family legends and memorates, soul food, proverbs and other memorable sayings, rhymes, worksongs, shouts... (read more)

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Afro-American folktales :stories from Black traditions in the New World
Afro-American folktales :stories from Black traditions in the New World
by Roger D Abrahams
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From the canefileds of the ante-bellum South, the villages of the Caribbean islands, and the streets of contemporary inner cities, here are more than one hundred tales from an "incredibly rich and affirmative storytelling tradition" (Choice... (read more)

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African Folktales in the New World (Folkloristics)
African Folktales in the New World (Folkloristics)
by William Bascom
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"These essays... are of immense importance to anyone interested in the issues of origins and folklore texts."... (read more)

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Shuckin and Jivin: Folklore from Contemporary Black Americans
Shuckin and Jivin: Folklore from Contemporary Black Americans
by Daryl C Dance
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"... a rare combination of inclusiveness and honesty.... cogent introduction[s]... confirm the central point of the tales: a search for cultural identity and freedom. First-rate." --Library Journal "... deserves a place alongside the classic collection... (read more)

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Shuckin' and Jivin': Folklore from Contemporary Black Americans
Shuckin' and Jivin': Folklore from Contemporary Black Americans
by Daryl Cumber Dance
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This collection of 565 individual pieces of black folklore provides a rare combination of inclusiveness and honesty...this first-rate anthology is recommended for...general readers and specialists.... (read more)

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Some Traditional African Beliefs: A Beginner's Guide
Some Traditional African Beliefs: A Beginner's Guide
by Kate Rheeders
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Black Folktales
Black Folktales
by Julius Lester
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Steel Drivin' Man: John Henry, the Untold Story of an American Legend
Steel Drivin' Man: John Henry, the Untold Story of an American Legend
by Scott Reynolds Nelson
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Importance of Pot Liquor (94 Edition)
Importance of Pot Liquor (94 Edition)
by Torrence
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One-hundred-and-one African-american Read-aloud Stories
One-hundred-and-one African-american Read-aloud Stories
by Susan (edt) Kantor
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The Doctor to the Dead: Grotesque Legends and Folk Tales of Old Charleston
The Doctor to the Dead: Grotesque Legends and Folk Tales of Old Charleston
by John Bennett
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Night Riders in Black Folk History
Night Riders in Black Folk History
by Gladys Marie Fry
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African American Folktales (Stories from the American Mosaic)
African American Folktales (Stories from the American Mosaic)
by Thomas A. Green
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African American culture has a rich tradition of folktales. Written for students and general readers, this volume gathers a sampling of the most important African American folktales. Included are nearly 50 tales grouped in thematic chapters on origins... (read more)

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African American Folktales
African American Folktales
by Roger D. (edt) Abrahams
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Black folktales
Black folktales
by Julius Lester
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Jump up & Say!: A Collection of Black Storytelling
Jump up & Say!: A Collection of Black Storytelling
by Linda Goss
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Go down Moses: A Celebration of the Afro-American Spirit
Go down Moses: A Celebration of the Afro-American Spirit
by Richard Newman
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Black Folktales
Black Folktales
by Julius Lester
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