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The title of this volume comes from an essay by Hugh M. Taylor, "Spur-of-the-Cock: Hero of the Mayo Indians." An old New Mexican folk play, "Canto del Niño Perdido," edited by Mary R. Van Stone and E. R. Sims is included, followed by folk names of Texas cacti, cats and the occult, and old-time black proverbs by J. Mason Brewer.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
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  1. Title Page
  2. pp. i-ii
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  1. Copyright Page
  2. p. 2
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  1. Contents
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  1. The Spur-of-the-Cock
  2. pp. 4-47
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  1. El Niño Perdido
  2. pp. 48-89
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  1. Folk Names of Texas Cacti
  2. pp. 90-93
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  1. Cats and the Occult
  2. pp. 94-100
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  1. Old-Time Negro Proverbs
  2. pp. 101-105
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  1. Proceedings of the Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1933
  2. pp. 106-107
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  1. Contributors
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  1. Index
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  1. National Endowment for the Humanities Funding Information
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780870740435
Related ISBN
9780870740435
MARC Record
OCLC
821822766
Launched on MUSE
2019-12-20
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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