Observations and Reflections on Texas Folklore


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Paperback ISBN-13: 9781574411003
Paperback ISBN-10: 1574411004
Physical Description: 6 x 9, 151 pp
Series: Publications of the Texas Folklore Society
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Observations & Reflections on Texas Folklore is now available as a free e-book at the UNT Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History.

A Publication of the Texas Folklore Society, consisting of fourteen essays on Texas folklore and folk life. Beliefs and customs, riddles and proverbs, songs and stories: the breadth of Texas folklore is well illustrated by the best of Texas’s folklorists.

About Author:

FRANCIS EDWARD ABERNETHY was Regents Professor Emeritus of English at Stephen F. Austin State University, the executive secretary and editor of the Texas Folklore Society, the curator of exhibits for the East Texas Historical Association, and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters. 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.

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