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A Treasury of American folklore

A Treasury of American folklore

stories, ballads, and traditions of the people

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by B.A. Botkin ; with a foreword by Carl Sandburg.
      ContributionsBotkin, Benjamin Albert, 1901-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR105 .B58
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 932 p. ;
      Number of Pages932
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6465552M
      LC Control Number44004275
      OCLC/WorldCa231516

      Contains over seven hundred entries on African American folklore, including music, art, foodways, spiritual beliefs, and proverbs. A Treasury of American Folklore Author: B. A. Botkin.


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As editor of the magazine Mexican Folkways, she has had intimate knowledge of the material here collected over. About the Author: S.E. Schlosser S.E.

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This book is a rich gathering of American-Jewish folklore that preserves the insight, humor, and experiences of American re is comprised of stories, sayings, jokes, superstitions, customs, and songs that have been passed down from one generation to the next. Eventually, the tales travel between enough people and regions to acquire an independent life and become "classics.".

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Title: A Treasury of American Folklore Stories, Ballads, and Tradition of the People Author Name: B.A. Botkin Categories: History-American, Fiction-Short Stories & Anthologies, Culture, Publisher: Crown Publishers: Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good Jacket Condition: No Jacket Type: Book lbs: lbs Seller ID: Keywords: Culture.

His. B.A. Botkin's Treasury of American Folklore is a classic and profound examination of our historical and communal cultural past. The collection of stories is enlightened and not afraid to share our glorious, humorous past as well as our darker racisms and vulgarities/5(2).

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Find A Treasury Of American Folklore by Botkin, B a at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Following A Treasury of African Folklore (), this is a similar patchwork of materials from—the book's chief distinction—the Caribbean and parts of South America as well as the United States.

Where stories, songs or sayings were collected, they are represented; some are early, some relatively late. Eyewitness reports of customs and traditions are also excerpted irrespective of date. Item Details. A first edition copy of A Treasury of American Folklore edited by B.

Botkin. This book is presented in a red cloth bound cover with gilt ornamentation of a dragon to its front. This first edition copy includes a foreword by Carl Sandburg and was published in by Crown Publishers of New York.

A Treasury of American Folklore by B A Botkin starting at $ A Treasury of American Folklore has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The nature of folklore might preclude such attributions, but it would make for excellent follow-up reading on some of the outlandish tales told.

The book will hardly be the final word on the subject, but it is a good beginning. A welcome addition to most library folklore collections.-Paul Kaplan, Lake Villa District Library, Ill. Library JournalAuthor: Steve Koppman.

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African-American folklore, like the folklore of any other people, is a tradition that is community based. Folklore expresses the sensibilities and feelings of a group rather than those of any one individual. Communities use folk traditions to maintain a connection to the past even as a community evolves and changes over time.

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Published Decem by Marlowe & by:. The editors then present essays on his role in the development of folklore scholarship, and Hirsch’s account of Botkin’s pathbreaking A Treasury of American Folklore ().

Bruce Jackson’s obituary, first published in the Journal of American Folklore (January–March ), presents a personal discussion of Botkin’s by: 4.Named by the Library of Congress in a exhibit as among the top " Books that Shaped America," this two-volume set contains stories and songs collected from the author's time as national folklore editor for the Federal Writer's Project () as well as his work as archivist of folksongs at the Library of Congress.4/5(1).A Treasury of American-Jewish Folklore.

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