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Afro-American folk lore

Abigail M. H. Christensen

Afro-American folk lore

by Abigail M. H. Christensen

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Carolina,
  • South Carolina.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- South Carolina -- Folklore.,
    • Tales -- South Carolina.,
    • African Americans -- Folklore.,
    • Folklore -- United States.

    • About the Edition

      Eighteen Afro-American folktales from South Carolina, including several tales about Br"er Rabbit.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Abigail M. H. Christensen.
      GenreFolklore.
      SeriesThe Black heritage library collection
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.C462 A9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 116 p.
      Number of Pages116
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5759538M
      ISBN 100836988027
      LC Control Number71157364
      OCLC/WorldCa154253

      Description: Journal of American Folklore, the quarterly journal of the American Folklore Society since the Society's founding in , publishes scholarly articles, essays, notes, and commentaries directed to a wide audience, as well as separate sections devoted to reviews of books, exhibitions and events, sound recordings, film and videotapes, and to obituaries.   Buy Afro-American Folk Lore by A.M.H. Christensen from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: nd Facsimile Edition.

        Nights With Uncle Remus is a story-book dearly loved by children. Besides that, it is an important contribution to the study of Afro-American folk-lore, and through many years of popularity it has carried a long and learned Introduction, of great interest to students but rather forbidding in aspect to youthful readers.5/5(1).   "When they have vanished, the curio-hunter in the realm of Afro-American folk-lore will realize that the mines he sought to open have disappeared like submerged lands, and that the generation most closely allied to the primitive state of man, and which yet was near enough to him for scientific investigation, has disappeared forever.

      Black folk materials that I am familiar with is Lawrence W. Levine's recent Black Culture and Black Consciousness: Afro-American Folk Thought from Slavery to Freedom (Oxford Uni-versity Press, ). Still highly regarded as the definitive studies of Black urban life and folklore are Elliot Liebow's. Buy a cheap copy of Afro American Folktales: Stories From book. From the canefileds of the ante-bellum South, the villages of the Caribbean islands, and the streets of contemporary inner cities, here are more than one hundred Free shipping over $/5(2).


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Afro-American folk lore by Abigail M. H. Christensen Download PDF EPUB FB2

A collection of old Gullah tales from the South Carolina coast that have become parts of the common culture collected by Abigail Christensen, an abolitionist activist from New England, Afro-American Folk Lore is a wonderful addition to any collection.4/5(1).

Afro-American Folk Lore: Told Round Cabin Fires On the Sea Islands of South Carolina - Kindle edition by Christensen, Abigail M. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Afro-American Folk Lore: Told Round Cabin Fires On the Sea Islands of South Carolina/5(2).

Her "Afro-American Folk Lore" was originally published in Christensen's knowledge of Gullah was not as deep as that of the former slaveowner Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. whose story collection ("Negro Myths of the Georgia Coast," ) is also a classic work of Gullah folklore, but her book is an enormously valuable document of Gullah /5(2).

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[Abigail M H Christensen] -- Eighteen Afro-American folktales from South Carolina, including several tales about Br'er Rabbit. African-American folklore is a community-based tradition which expresses the common knowledge, culture and feelings of a group rather than those of any one individual. Storytelling is an important tradition in African-American folklore.

Folk tales and traditions connect the community to the past while it evolves with the changing times. 10 African and African American Folktales for Children by Zanny LoveFebruary 1, America is a country rich in history and stories.

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Two volumes of unadorned tales soon appeared — Negro Myths from the Georgia Coast, by Charles C. Jones, in ; Afro-American Folk Lore, Told Round Cabin Fires on the Sea Islands of South Carolina, by Mrs. Christensen, in — both stressing animal stories. The emphasis on the south Atlantic coast and islands was continued by Brand: Dover Publications.

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From Two Scholars, African-American Folk Tales for the Next Generation Maria Tatar and Henry Louis Gates Jr., the editors of “The Annotated African American Folktales,” took on the project to Author: Lovia Gyarkye.

African folklore tales about animal tricksters often describe how helpless creatures manage to outwit fierce animals. One of the most important animal tricksters of West African legends is Anansi, who acts on behalf of the sky god, Nyame. Anansi became the King of All Stories after proving to Nyame that he could trick a jaguar, hornets and a fairy.

Los Angeles: California Afro-American Museum, Book Reviews (incomplete) Review of The Life: The Lore and Folk Poetry of the Black Hustler. Dennis Wepman et al. In New Jersey Folklore. Review of Afro-American Folk Culture. A Bibliography. John F. Szwed and Roger D. Abrahams, In New Jersey Folklore.

Afro-American folk lore; told round cabin fires on the Sea Islands of South Carolina. Responsibility by A. Christensen. Imprint New York, Negro Universities Press [] Physical description xiv, p.

illus. 18 cm. Online. Available online At the library. Green Library. Find it Stacks. A folktale (also spelled folk tale) is a story or legend forming part of an oral tradition.

Folktales are generally passed down from one generation to another and often take on the characteristics of the time and place in which they are told. Folktales speak to universal and timeless themes, and help folks make sense of their existence or cope. About African American Folktales. Full of life, wisdom, and humor, these tales range from the earthy comedy of tricksters to accounts of how the world was created and got to be the way it is to moral fables that tell of encounters between masters and slaves.

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lore began in earnest. Within a few years, studies of folk tales, spirituals, sermons and funeral customs were pub­ lished. Especially noteworthy were H. C. Bolton's article on grave decoration in the new journal of Ameri­ can Folk-Lore and A. M. H. Christensen's publication of her Afro-American Folk-Lore Told 'Round Cabin Fires in.

The introduction to this book presents a review of scholarship on Afro-American folklore and fiction. The origins and functions of Afro-American folk forms are covered next.

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