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    [Afro American Folktales: Stories From Black Traditions In The New World] E–pub » Roger D. Abrahams A collection of folktales from the West Indies as well as the United States A lot of beast tales including some recognizable variants on fairy tale types some fairy tales not too many Heavy on trickster tales Some distinctl

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    READ & DOWNLOAD ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ú Roger D. Abrahams Roger D. Abrahams Ú 9 READ FREE DOWNLOAD Afro American Folktales: Stories From Black Traditions In The New World Here I am at book number 15 or 16 of my collection of fairy and folk tales I thought it would be remiss not to read this one now Consisting of stories from North South Central Americas and the Caribbean they are heavy on trickster stories What

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    FREE DOWNLOAD Afro American Folktales: Stories From Black Traditions In The New World [Afro American Folktales: Stories From Black Traditions In The New World] E–pub » Roger D. Abrahams READ & DOWNLOAD ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ú Roger D. Abrahams I actually enjoyed the stories not enough to go wow but I did end up chuckling every now and then I especially loved the authors short note at the beginning of each section I also love their portrayal of both the God and the Trickster and the

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    READ & DOWNLOAD ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ú Roger D. Abrahams [Afro American Folktales: Stories From Black Traditions In The New World] E–pub » Roger D. Abrahams This is a wonderful and diverse collection of folktales drawn from throughout the African diaspora Despite being the work of a professional ethnologist folklorist ie the Aarne Thompson category numbers are included in the annotation the stories are presented clearly and unadorned with unnecessary scholarly adumbr

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    [Afro American Folktales: Stories From Black Traditions In The New World] E–pub » Roger D. Abrahams Roger D. Abrahams Ú 9 READ FREE DOWNLOAD Afro American Folktales: Stories From Black Traditions In The New World I came across this while browsing at a secondhand bookstore As I seem to be on folklore kick lately having read the Pink and Blue Fairy Books by Andrew Lang l couldn't pass it up A wonderful collection of ethnographic interest Certainly the tales are often funny or amusing but that is to do them injustice As noted in the compelling introduction by the compiler the tales are the product of the African American s

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    [Afro American Folktales: Stories From Black Traditions In The New World] E–pub » Roger D. Abrahams Roger D. Abrahams Ú 9 READ FREE DOWNLOAD Afro American Folktales: Stories From Black Traditions In The New World Excellent collection of stories Great for children It was nice to read one a day

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  • Paperback
  • 352
  • Afro American Folktales: Stories From Black Traditions In The New World
  • Roger D. Abrahams
  • English
  • 23 September 2018
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READ Afro American Folktales: Stories From Black Traditions In The New World 109 Eenth century tales gathered by collectors such as Joel Chandler Harris and Zora Neale Hurston and narratives tape recorded by Roger Abrahams himself during extensive expeditions throughout the American South and the CaribbeanPart of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folkore Library. I came across this while browsing at a secondhand bookstore As I seem to be on folklore kick lately having read the Pink and Blue Fairy Books by Andrew Lang l couldn t pass it up A wonderful collection of ethnographic interest Certainly the tales are often funny or amusing but that is to do them injustice As noted in the compelling introduction by the compiler the tales are the product of the African American slave experience superimposed onto the ancient sub Saharan oral and cultural traditions the only possessions left to the slaves They are at times defiant at others cautionary sometimes merely vulgar sometimes wise Just as African Americans today usually have some degree of white ancestry so do these tales So it s interesting to compare these to some of the European tales One of the tales Black Jack and White Jack shares a nearly identical plot with a story in one of the Lang Fairy Books But notably these tales don t have the happily ever after conclusion common to the European tales even some of the Grimms even after a successful gambit or contest nothing is truly won What seems to matter is the means not the ends the trickster s tricks the battle of wits the fooling of ol Massa Certainly there is much here than meets the eye so be sure to read the Abraham s Preface and Introduction for a serious academic analysis When You Wish pass it up A wonderful collection of ethnographic interest Certainly the tales are often funny or amusing but that is to do them injustice As noted in the compelling introduction by the compiler the tales are the Falconis Tractor product of the African American slave experience superimposed onto the ancient sub Saharan oral and cultural traditions the only Paisaje de Otoño possessions left to the slaves They are at times defiant at others cautionary sometimes merely vulgar sometimes wise Just as African Americans today usually have some degree of white ancestry so do these tales So it s interesting to compare these to some of the European tales One of the tales Black Jack and White Jack shares a nearly identical Eksyneen muistikirja plot with a story in one of the Lang Fairy Books But notably these tales don t have the happily ever after conclusion common to the European tales even some of the Grimms even after a successful gambit or contest nothing is truly won What seems to matter is the means not the ends the trickster s tricks the battle of wits the fooling of ol Massa Certainly there is much here than meets the eye so be sure to read the Abraham s Preface and Introduction for a serious academic analysis

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READ Afro American Folktales: Stories From Black Traditions In The New World 109 From the canefileds of the ante bellum South the villages of the Caribbean islands and the streets of contemporary inner cities here are than one hundred tales from an incredibly rich and affirmative storytelling tradition ChoiceFull of life wisdom and humor these tales range. A collection of folktales from the West Indies as well as the United States A lot of beast tales including some recognizable variants on fairy tale types some fairy tales not too many Heavy on trickster tales Some distinctly bawdy

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READ Afro American Folktales: Stories From Black Traditions In The New World 109 From the earthy comedy of tricksters to stories explaining how the world was created and got to be the way it is to moral fables that tell of encounters between masters and slaves They includes stories set down in travelers' reports and plantation journals from the early ninet. This is a wonderful and diverse collection of folktales drawn from throughout the African diaspora Despite being the work of a professional ethnologist folklorist ie the Aarne Thompson category numbers are included in the annotation the stories are presented clearly and unadorned with unnecessary scholarly adumbration The tales shine on their own accompanied only by their points of origin Mississippi Jamaica etc and also by exuisite yet simple illustrations This is story collecting at its best eually as entertaining as it is historically and culturally significant For folklorists and Storytellers educators and read aloud devotees it is pure gold Falconis Tractor plantation journals from the early ninet. This is a wonderful and diverse collection of folktales drawn from throughout the African diaspora Despite being the work of a Paisaje de Otoño professional ethnologist folklorist ie the Aarne Thompson category numbers are included in the annotation the stories are Eksyneen muistikirja presented clearly and unadorned with unnecessary scholarly adumbration The tales shine on their own accompanied only by their Afternoons with the Blinds Drawn points of origin Mississippi Jamaica etc and also by exuisite yet simple illustrations This is story collecting at its best eually as entertaining as it is historically and culturally significant For folklorists and Storytellers educators and read aloud devotees it is