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Folktales of China (Folktales of the World)
Folktales of China (Folktales of the World) by Wolfram Eberhard 0226181936 9780226181936
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Folktales of China (Folktales of the World) by Wolfram Eberhard

This anthology of regional folklore displays the abundance, humor, and continuing vigor of the American oral tradition. The collection explores rich and distinctive lore of Maine Down-Easters, Pennsylvania Dutchmen, Southern mountaineers, Louisiana Cajuns, Illinois Egyptians, Southwest Mexicans, and Utah Mormons. Their tales, songs, riddles, proverbs, games, superstitions, and customs provide a wealth of living folklore presented here as it was recorded in the field. And this unvarnished folklore fact-retains the spicy flavor of authentic narrative, told in the vernacular of the skillful folk storyteller.

Author: Wolfram Eberhard

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 267

Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr

Publication Date: 1965-06-01

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ISBN: 0226181936


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