Between the Cracks of History

Between the Cracks of History

Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore

Book - 1997
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Six essays discuss definitions and explanations of folklore, and methods of teaching it. Then 15 additional essays explore Texas folklore related to such topics as police burials, gang graffiti, fiddling, ghosts, dance halls, oil fields, spring rituals, and the dialect spoken along the border between Texas and Mexico. Numerous illustrations and black-and-white photographs. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Texas A
& M Univ

In this Texas Folklore Society publication there are essays on teaching folklore for studentsHow I Define Folklore for My Students,” Toward a Definition of Folk Culture,” Beginning Within: Teaching Folklore the Easy Way,” Folklore Fieldwork on the Internet,” and others. Essays illustrating folklore are also included, such as The Honored Dead: The Ritual of Police Burial,” Gang Graffiti,” Rail Tales: Some Are True,” Dance Halls of East Texas,” The Oil Field Camp,” Tex-Mex Dialect or Gidget Goes to Acuna,” and more.


Publisher: Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, c1997
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781574410365
1574410369
Branch Call Number: TEX 398 TEX
Characteristics: x, 284 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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