African American Folktales
Stories from Black Traditions in the New World
By (author) Roger D. Abrahams
African American Folktales by Roger D. Abrahams
Book DescriptionThese 107 tales come from the canefields of the antebellum South, the villages of Caribbean islands, and the streets of contemporary Philadelphia. They robustly demonstrate the ways an uprooted people have drawn from the traditions of their past to fashion a life-and with it, a whole new and vital culture-in the New World.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780375705397
(180mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Roger D. Abrahams
ROGER D. ABRAHAMSis a former president of the American Folklore Society. Among his most recent books are " African Folktales, African American Folktales, After Africa" (with John Szwed), and "Singing the Master.""
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