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This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including information about crafts, stories about vampires, stories about peyote ceremonies, prison folklore, folk songs, and other miscellaneous folk tales.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright Page
  2. p. ii
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. iii-iv
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  1. T for Texas
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. vii-xiv
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  1. Goin’ Home with the Dasypus Novemcinctus the Mystique of the Armadillo
  2. pp. 1-14
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  1. The Home Place
  2. pp. 15-22
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  1. A Place Against the Sky
  2. pp. 23-30
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  1. My Favorite Texan and Folklore
  2. pp. 31-42
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  1. Love Among the Elephant Ears & Other True Stories
  2. pp. 43-56
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  1. Bill Warren of the Big Thicket
  2. pp. 57-68
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  1. A Tale of Not So Long Ago
  2. pp. 69-76
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  1. Night Horse Nightmare
  2. pp. 77-84
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  1. Texas Country Schoolteachers: Living Proof of a Legend
  2. pp. 85-94
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  1. Legal Lore from the Courthouse
  2. pp. 95-104
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  1. Persimmon Beer
  2. pp. 105-110
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  1. A Letter from the Long Circle
  2. pp. 111-116
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  1. “The Glamor of the Gay Night Life” The Classic Honky Tonk
  2. pp. 117-126
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  1. How to Have, to Hold, or Free Oneself of a Lover
  2. pp. 127-134
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  1. Pecos Bill: His Genesis and Creators
  2. pp. 135-148
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  1. The Vampire in an Age of Technology
  2. pp. 149-160
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  1. Pull Rings, Kidney Machines, and the Oral Tradition
  2. pp. 161-166
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  1. Folklorish Remnants of Peyote Ceremonialism
  2. pp. 167-176
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  1. Animal Metaphors & Verbal Abuse Social Relations & Values Among German Speaking Farmers on Cypress Creek, Kerr County
  2. pp. 177-194
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  1. Within the Walls Texas Prison Folklore
  2. pp. 195-210
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  1. Oil Field Jokes from the Llano Estacado
  2. pp. 211-218
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  1. Happy Jack and the Booger Man
  2. pp. 219-224
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  1. When You Call Me That, Smile! or Folklore, Ethology, & Communication
  2. pp. 225-232
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  1. Folk Stories from the Elmdale Community
  2. pp. 233-239
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  1. Piecing Patches and Quilting Up a Storm
  2. pp. 240-250
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  1. Chronological & Bibliographical Listings of Texas Folklore Society Publications
  2. pp. 251-274
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 275-278
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  1. National Endowment for the Humanities Funding Information
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781574411034
Related ISBN
9781574411034
MARC Record
OCLC
45998779
Launched on MUSE
2019-12-20
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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