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A Treasury of North American Folktales

by Catherine E. Peck

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Published by W W Norton & Co Inc .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsCatherine Peck (Compiler, Editor), Charles Johnson (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7451623M
ISBN 100393047415
ISBN 109780393047417

See S. Thompson, The Folktale (); V. O. Binner, American Folktales () and International Folktales (); R. M. Dorson, America in Legend (); H. Courlander, A Treasury of African Folklore (), A Treasury of Afro-American Folklore (), and The Tiger's Whisker and Other Tales from Asia and the Pacific (); A. Clarkson and G. A treasury of American folklore by Botkin, Benjamin Albert; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Folklore, Tales; Places: United States.

Annie Christmas or flatboat Annie is a character in the folklore and tall tales of Louisiana, described as a 7 foot tall, supernaturally strong African-American woman keelboat captain. She has been described as a female counterpart of the John Henry character, another supernaturally strong African American folklore character. Like John Henry, the character may have been based on a real me critters: Agropelter, Axehandle hound, Ball . A World Treasury of Myths, Legends and Folktales: Stories from Six Continents: Bini, Renata, Fiodorov, Michael: : LibrosFormat: Pasta dura.

About the Author: S.E. Schlosser S.E. Schlosser is the author of the Spooky Series by Globe Pequot Press, as well as the Ghost Stories deck by Random House. She has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of "let's pretend" quickly built themselves into full-length tales acted out with friends. • A Treasury of North American Folktales. Pamela Petro • Sitting Up with the Dead: A Storied Journey through the American South. J.J. Reneaux • Wake, Snake! Josepha Sherman • Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts, with T.K.F Weisskopf Roy Edwin Thomas • Come Go With Me: Old-Timer Stories from the Southern Mountains. Barry Vann.


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