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The Best of Texas Folklore, Volumes I & II

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Published by Writer"s AudioShop .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTexas Folklore Society (Other Contributor), Elaine Davenport (Producer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8679944M
    ISBN 101880717638
    ISBN 109781880717639

      The Texas Folklore Society has collected, presented, and preserved more folklore than any other similar society in the United States. It has brought to Texas and sent out from Texas some of the leading folklorists of the nation. The third volume of the Society&#;s history begins with the Author: Francis Edward Abernethy. FOLK the range of Texas folk prose narrative, myth, legend, and tale keep the same meanings they have in world-wide folklore studies. In their natural state, examples of these genres are communicated mainly by word of mouth in differing versions within groups of people.

    There is sometimes a fine line between history and folklore. This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society tells stories about real-life characters from Texas’s history, as well as personal reflections about life from diverse perspectives throughout the last century. The first section covers legendary characters like Davy Crockett and Sam Houston, and people who were bigger. Pages in category "Texas folklore" The following 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

    The Texas Folklore Society is the oldest state folklore organization continually functioning in the United States. Founded in , the Society held its first meeting on the campus of the University of Texas in The annual meeting takes place the weekend after Easter, when members read papers on a variety of folklore subjects. The Texas Folklore Society, Volume III is now available as a free e-book at the UNT Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History.. The three volumes of the Texas Folklore Society’s history were the result of Jack Duncan and John West requesting that all the Society’s programs be published in a volume.


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The Best of Texas Folklore, Volumes I & II Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Best of Texas Folklore, Volumes I & II (6 CDs) Audio CD – June 1, by Elmer Kelton & other Texas Folklore The Best of Texas Folklore Members (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Elmer Kelton & other Texas Folklore Society Members.

These four racial groups maintained their separate identities, languages, religious, and cultures, making their folkways and folklore distinct and characteristic. This volume is composed of materials published originally in the first twenty-five volumes of the Texas Folklore Sociey.5/5(2).

The Best of Texas Folklore Volume 2 (2 Audio Cassettes) Audio, Cassette – Abridged, Audiobook, Unknown format. by Tom Breedlove (Author), Joyce Gibson Roach (Author), Georgia Caraway (Author),Author: Tom Breedlove, Joyce Gibson Roach, Georgia Caraway.

Best of Texas Folklore Volumes 1 & 2. Written by: Various Artists, Elmer Kelton Read By: Elmer Kelton, Various Artists.

Abernethy edited fifteen volumes of the PTFS and wrote a three-volume history of the Texas Folklore Society: Volume I ( - ); Volume II The Best of Texas Folklore and Volume III ( - ).

InKenneth L. Untiedt became the sixth Secretary-Editor, after Abernethy's retirement. The second volume to the Texas Folklore Society history covers from the McCarthy era to the end of the wild and woolly sixties.

Includes the publishing history of the TFS books, anecdotes about the gatherings of the Society (including Hermes Nye starting the tradition of the hootenanny at Texas Folklore Society meetings in ), and the emphasis on singing beginning at Society gatherings.

This book describes the history and publications of the Texas Folklore Society between the years of and It includes information about public songs and ballads; superstitions, signs and omens; cures and peculiar customs; legends; dialects; games, plays and dances; and riddles and proverbs.

In the Texas Folklore Society looked back on its ninety years and saw that it was still strong. It has met annually sinceexcept when interrupted by wartime. It has collected, presented, and preserved more folklore than any other similar society in the United States.

The second volume to the Texas Folklore Society history covers from the McCarthy era to the end of the wild and woolly sixties. Includes the publishing history of the TFS books, anecdotes about the gatherings of the Society (including Hermes Nye starting the tradition of the hootenanny at Texas Folklore Society meetings in ), and the emphasis on singing beginning at Society Author: Abernethy.

Let the children try to decipher some of these Texas sayings and proverbs from The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore, page Spanish sayings and proverbs are also included in those pages. He might as well try to eat sugar (or soup) with a knitting needle.

He does not amount to a hill of beans. Francis Edward Abernethy and Dan Beaty, eds., The Folklore of Texan Cultures (Austin: Encino, ). Francis E. Abernethy, "The Universality of Folklore," in Introduction to Folklore (Nacogdoches: Stephen F. Austin State University Press, ).

James T. Bratcher, Analytical Index to Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, Volumes 1–36 (Dallas: Southern Methodist University, ). The three volumes of the Texas Folklore Society’s history were the result of Jack Duncan and John West requesting that all the Society’s programs be published in a volume.

They wanted to know what folklore topics members had been interested in and talking about since the first TFS gathering in /5(1). This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about folklore in Texas and Mexico, including folk songs and ballads, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, sermons, stories about games and celebrations, folklore of Texas plants, and information about folk remedies.

The index begins on page Author: Mody Coggin Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, Allen Maxwell. In addition to editing twenty-one Texas Folklore Society publications, he wrote Singin' Texas, Legends of Texas’ Heroic Age, and all three volumes of the Texas Folklore Society history, published by the University of North Texas Press.5/5(1).

This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas Folklore Society Publications and was provided by UNT Press to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries.

It has been viewed times, with 94 in the last : James T. Bratcher. The University of North Texas Press was founded in and published its first book in Though it is the newest university press in North Texas, it has quickly become a leading press with the most titles in print (more than ) and published (15 to 18 each year).Author: Francis Edward Abernethy.

The Texas Folklore Society produced its first publication inwith W. Thomas's Some Current Folk-Songs of thethe Society came out with its first full-length collection of articles that had been given at annual meetings; since then, it has published over seventy regular volumes in its Publications of the Texas Folklore Society series, including a three-volume history of.

This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about folklore in Texas and Mexico, including folk songs and ballads, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, sermons, stories about games and celebrations, folklore of Texas plants, and information about folk remedies.

The index begins on page Author: Mody Coggin Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, Allen Maxwell. The Texas Folklore Society, Volume I is now available as a free e-book at the UNT Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History.

The Society had its beginnings at the A&M-Texas football game in John Avery Lomax, a forty-two-year-old A&M English teacher from Harvard and Leonidas Warren Payne, a thirty-six year old UT English professor and linguist, met to discuss Author: Francis Edward Abernethy.

The University of North Texas Press copublishes an annual publication with the Texas Folklore Society, which is dedicated to collecting, presenting, and preserving the folklore of Texas and the Southwest. The Society is the oldest folklore organization continually functioning in the United States.

For more information about the Texas Folklore Society, please visit. The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore, Edited by Mody C. Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, and Allen Maxwell The Complete Book of Square Dancing (and Round Dancing) Betty Casey. The Texas Folklore Society, Volume II Francis Edward Abernethy.

The Texas Folklore Society.This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society "contains a sample of the research that members of the Society were doing at the turn of the millennium as represented at.

“A sweeping panorama [Michener] grapples earnestly with the Texas character in a way that Texas’s own writers often don’t.” — The Washington Post Book World. “Vast, sprawling, and eclectic in population and geography, the state has just the sort of larger-than-life history that lends itself to Mr.

Michener’s taste for /5.