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Title:
African American folktales : stories from Black traditions in the New World
Author:
Abrahams, Roger D.
Uniform Title:
Afro-American folktales.
Publication Information:
New York : Pantheon Books, 1999.

©1985
Physical Description:
xxii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Originally published: Afro-American folktales. c1985.

"Sources, annotations, and index of tales": p. 307-320.
Language:
English
Contents:
Getting things started: how the world got put together that way -- Minding someone else's business and sometimes making it your own -- Getting a comeuppance: how (and how not) to act stories -- How clever can you get? tales of trickery and its consequences -- The strong ones and the clever: contests and confrontations -- Getting around the old master (most of the time) -- In the end, nonsense.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780375705397
Format :
Book