Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore (Publication of the Texas Folklore Society 54)

Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore (Publication of the Texas Folklore Society 54)

By: Alan B. Govenar (editor), Francis E. Abernethy (editor), Patrick B. Mullen (editor)Paperback

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"Juneteenth Texas" explores African-American folkways and traditions from both African-American and white perspectives. Included are descriptions and classifications of different aspects of African-American folk culture in Texas; explorations of songs and stories and specific performers such as Lightnin' Hopkins, Manse Lipscomb, and Bongo Joe; and, a section giving resources for the further study of African Americans in Texas.

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FRANCIS EDWARD ABERNETHY is professor emeritus of English at Stephen F. Austin State University and former Secretary-Editor of the Texas Folklore Society. PATRICK B. MULLEN is professor of English at Ohio State University. ALAN GOVENAR is president of Documentary Arts and a writer, folklorist, photographer, and filmmaker.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/01/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781574412833
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9781574412833
  • weight: 553
  • ISBN10: 1574412833

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