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By Frank de Caro

For folklorists, scholars, in addition to common readers, this can be the main finished survey of yank folktales and legends presently on hand. It bargains an awesome number of American legend and lore - every thing from Appalachian Jack stories, African American folklore, riddles, trickster stories, tall stories, stories of the supernatural, legends of crime and criminals, stories of girls, or even city legends.The anthology is split into 3 major sections - local American and Hawaiian Narratives, Folktales, and Legends - and inside each one part the person tales discover the myriad narrative traditions and genres from a variety of geographic areas of the us. every 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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