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Talk That Talk: An Anthology of African-American Storytelling
Talk That Talk: An Anthology of African-American Storytelling
by Linda Goss
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Compilation of tales from Afro-American folklore. Among the storytellers included are Zora Neale Hurston, Nikki Giovanni, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Leadbelly.... (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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“ What treasures these are— mordantly clever and quintessentially human stories about God and the creation of the black race, the devil, preachers wily and foolish, animals, the battle between the sexes, and slaves who outsmart their masters... (read more)

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African American Folktales
African American Folktales
by Roger D. (edt) 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). Full of... (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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Night Riders in Black Folk History
Night Riders in Black Folk History
by Gladys Marie Fry
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During and after the days of slavery in the United States, one way in which slaveowners, overseers, and other whites sought to control the black population was to encourage and exploit a fear of the supernatural. By planting rumors of evil spirits... (read more)

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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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Importance of Pot Liquor (94 Edition)
Importance of Pot Liquor (94 Edition)
by Torrence
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The late Jackie Torrence, known to audiences nationwide simply as The Story Lady, had a way with words. These lively, engaging stories feature characters from folklore (Br'er Rabbit and Tar Baby) and from the Bible (Hosea and Gomer, the Lost Son), with a... (read more)

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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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Twice-told tales about historic Charleston and its African American community.... (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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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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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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Treasury of African-Americn Folklore
Treasury of African-Americn Folklore
by Harold Courlander
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Liberating Voices: Oral Tradition in African-American Literature
Liberating Voices: Oral Tradition in African-American Literature
by Gayl Jones
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Wings on My Feet Black Ulysses At The
Wings on My Feet Black Ulysses At The
by Howard W Odum
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Treasury of Afro American Folklore the O
Treasury of Afro American Folklore the O
by Harold Courlander
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Treasury of Afro American Folklore
Treasury of Afro American Folklore
by Harold Courlander
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Deep Down in the Jungle Negro Narrative Folklore From the Streets of Philadelphia
Deep Down in the Jungle Negro Narrative Folklore From the Streets of Philadelphia
by Roger D Abrahams
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As We Lived: Stories Told by Black Story Tellers
As We Lived: Stories Told by Black Story Tellers
by Jakie L. Pruett
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Laughing on the Outside The Intelligent White Readers Guide to Negro Tales & Humor
Laughing on the Outside The Intelligent White Readers Guide to Negro Tales & Humor
by Philip Sterling
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