In this Book

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This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society begins with A Buffalo Hunter and His Song, by Texas folklorist and Society editor J. Frank Dobie. The book is a collection of nineteen Texas folk tales, including Cowboy Dance Calls, Grave Decoration, The Ghost Nun, Ghost Stories from Texas College for Women, Folklore of Texas Plants, Mexican Animal Tales, and Anecdotes About Lawyers.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
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  1. Backwoods to Border
  2. pp. iii-iv
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  1. Title Page
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Copyright Page
  2. p. iii
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  1. Twenty Years an Editor
  2. pp. v-x
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  1. Contents
  2. p. xi
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  1. A Buffalo Hunter and his Song
  2. pp. 1-10
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  1. The Arkansas Traveler
  2. pp. 11-60
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  1. Backwoods Belles
  2. pp. 61-78
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  1. “Well Done, Liar”
  2. pp. 79-88
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  1. Moses Evans: The Wild Man of the Woods
  2. pp. 89-104
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  1. At a Branding Roundup
  2. pp. 105-114
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  1. Cowboy Dance Calls
  2. pp. 115-125
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  1. The Legend of the Valley of Paint
  2. pp. 126-128
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  1. Grave Decoration
  2. pp. 129-136
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  1. The Ghost Nun
  2. pp. 137-139
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  1. Paisano Tracks
  2. pp. 140-150
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  1. Fighting A Nest of Bumblebees
  2. pp. 151-156
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  1. Folklore of Texas Plants
  2. pp. 157-162
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  1. Negro Nicknames
  2. pp. 163-171
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  1. Two Negro Folk Tales
  2. pp. 172-180
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  1. Riddles of Texas Mexican Children
  2. pp. 181-187
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  1. Mexican Animal Tales
  2. pp. 188-194
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  1. Rope-Jumping Rhymes
  2. pp. 195-199
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  1. Pipe-Line Diction
  2. pp. 200-204
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  1. Anecdotes about Lawyers
  2. pp. 205-217
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  1. Proceedings of the Texas Folklore Society, 1942
  2. pp. 218-220
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 221-224
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 225-235
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  1. Backwoods to Border
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780870740114
Related ISBN
9780870740114
MARC Record
OCLC
821813043
Launched on MUSE
2019-12-20
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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