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By Frank de Caro

For folklorists, scholars, in addition to normal readers, this can be the main entire survey of yank folktales and legends at present to be had. It deals an awesome 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 every one part the person tales discover the myriad narrative traditions and genres from a number of geographic areas of the USA. every one part and story style is brought and positioned in its narrative context by way of famous folklorist Frank de Caro. story sort and motif indexes entire the work.

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