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Folklore on the American land.

Emrich, Duncan

Folklore on the American land.

by Emrich, Duncan

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 707 p.
    Number of Pages707
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23252239M

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    American author, Cornelius Mathews collected Native American stories from across the Americas and published them in his Indian Fairy Book. An outspoken advocate for women’s equality, and Sioux writer, Zitkala-Ša, collected and published Native American tales in her book, Old Indian Fairy Legends.   The author, academic, and civil rights activist was a prolific writer of children’s books and chronicler of black folklore. This, Lester's first Br’er Rabbit book, is a retelling of the original stories (authored by Joel Chandler Harris, and based on the stories he collected from freed black Americans) with added modern allusions that.

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Frontier Hero. The Frontier Hero is a myth that has been promulgated throughout the history of the west through dime novels, film, and novels. James Fenimore Cooper brought the frontier hero to the forefront of American society through his book series that included The Pioneers,The Prairie, The Pathfinder, The Deerslayer and his most popular novel The Last of the Mohicans.

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This was and still is the way of Native American tribes. Folklore is the body of expressive culture, including tales, music, dance, legends, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, customs, material culture, and so forth, common to a particular population, comprising the traditions (including oral traditions) of that culture, subculture, or group.

It is also the set of practices through which those expressive genres are shared. Native American Indian Legends and Folklore This page is our collection of Native American folktales and traditional stories that can be read online.

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