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- DescriptionThis Publication of the Texas Folklore Society is a miscellany of Texas and Southwestern folklore collected and written by ten folklorists in 1925. Included are articles on Mexican popular ballad; Spanish songs of New Mexico; versos of the Texas vaqueros; reptile myths; the cowboy dance of the rthwest; superstitions of the Northern Seas; oil field diction; folk tales of the Chibcha nation; the human hand in primitive art; and Indian pictographs near Lange's Mill. It also includes When the Woods Were Burnt, by L. W. Payne Jr., the first pamphlet of the Texas Folklore Society.
- Author BiographyJ. Frank Dobie (1888-1964) was an American folklorist, writer, and newspaper columnist best known for many books depicting the richness and traditions of life in rural Texas. In 1922, he became secretary of the Texas Folklore Society and held the post for 21 years.
- PublisherUniversity of North Texas Press,U.S.
- Date of Publication15/06/2000
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectPopular Culture & Media: General Interest
- Series TitlePublications of the Texas Folklore Society (Paperback)
- Series Part/Volume Number04
- Place of PublicationDenton
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of North Texas Press,U.S.
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight249 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Edited byJ Frank Dobie
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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