The Greenwood Library of American Folktales [4 volumes]

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Paul Bunyan, Br'er Rabbit, Bluebeard, and Billy the Kid. These are just some of the many character alive today through folktales. A goldmine for students, storytellers, and general readers, this massive work gives easy access to the stories and legends that have captivated us for generations and continue to influence film, television, literature, and popular culture. The most ambitious undertaking of its kind, this collection conveniently groups American folktales by region and includes common and less familiar stories from a wide range of ethnic traditions. It also provides a generous sampling of electronic lore circulating on the Internet. Introductions, notes, appendices, and other helpful aids cover the fascinating background of these tales and bring them alive for students of history, literature, social studies, and the arts.

Included are selections from various types of tales, such as legend, joke, tall tale, personal narrative, and myth, along with a generous sampling of electronic lore circulating on the Internet. Introductions, notes, appendices, and other aids link the tales to their origins and afterlives, so that students in social studies classes can learn about American history and culture, while literature students can learn about language, genres, and dialects.

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Collects, regionally organizes, and comments on a wide range of American folktales, with special attention to tales from diverse ethnic traditions.

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THOMAS A. GREEN is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Texas A&M University. His many books include Martial Arts in the Modern World (Praeger, 2003), Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Beliefs, Customs, Tales, Music, and Art (1997), and The Language of Riddles: New Perspectives (1984).

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