The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folktales

The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folktales

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ISBN Code : 9780805210774
Book Author : Diane Wolkstein
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Total Pages : 556

The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folktales Book Detail/ Review :

When Diane Wolkstein, herself a well-known storyteller traveled throughout the Haitian countryside in search of stories, she harvested a rich collection of twenty-seven tales, each of which is illuminated by fascinating introductory notes. From orange trees growing at the command of a child to talking fish, these stories present us with a world of wonder, delight, and myst

The Study of American Folklore: An Introduction

The Study of American Folklore: An Introduction

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ISBN Code : 9780393972238
Book Author : Jan Harold Brunvand
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Total Pages : 242

The Study of American Folklore: An Introduction Book Detail/ Review :

Distinguished folklorist Jan Harold Brunvand, famous for his collections of urban legends, offers readers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the field of folklore. New to the fourth edition are 67 Focus boxes that provide in-depth examples of folk genres, research methods, and theoretical approaches, and over 70 photographs that illustrate material and perfo

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