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By Frank de Caro

For folklorists, scholars, in addition to normal readers, this is often the main complete survey of yank folktales and legends at present on hand. It deals an grand number of American legend and lore - every little thing from Appalachian Jack stories, African American folklore, riddles, trickster stories, tall stories, stories of the supernatural, legends of crime and criminals, stories of ladies, or even city legends.The anthology is split into 3 major sections - local American and Hawaiian Narratives, Folktales, and Legends - and inside of each one part the person tales discover the myriad narrative traditions and genres from numerous geographic areas of the us. each one part and story style is brought and positioned in its narrative context via famous folklorist Frank de Caro. story sort and motif indexes whole the work.

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