by Thomas E. Barden, Virginia Folk Legends Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Virginia Folk Legends book, Presents a collection of legends and tales that were gathered by field workers of the Virginia Writers' Project of the WPA.
by Frank de Caro, An Anthology Of American Folktales And Legends Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download An Anthology Of American Folktales And Legends book, For folklorists, students, as well as general readers, this is the most comprehensive survey of American folktales and legends currently available. It offers an amazing variety of American legend and lore - everything from Appalachian Jack tales, African American folklore, riddles, trickster tales, tall tales, tales of the supernatural, legends of crime and criminals, tales of women, and even urban legends.The anthology is divided into three main sections - Native American and Hawaiian Narratives, Folktales, and Legends - and within each section the individual stories explore the myriad narrative traditions and genres from various geographic regions of the United States. Each section and tale genre is introduced and placed in its narrative context by noted folklorist Frank de Caro. Tale type and motif indexes complete the work.
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