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Afro-American folktales : stories from Black traditions in the New World / selected and edited by Roger D. Abrahams.

Publication:
New York : Pantheon Books, 1985
Format/Description:
Book
xxii, 327, [3] pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series:
Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library
The Pantheon fairy tale and folklore library
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Subjects:
African Americans -- Folklore.
Tales -- United States.
Black people -- Caribbean Area -- Folklore.
Tales -- Caribbean Area.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
Part I. Getting Things Started: How the World Got Put Together That Way
Part II. Minding Somebody Else's Business and Sometimes Making It Your Own
Part III. Getting a Comeuppance: How (and How Not) to Act Stories
Part IV. How Clever Can You Get? Tales of Trickery and Its Consequences
Part V. The Strong Ones and the Clever: Contests and Confrontations
Part VI. Getting Around Old Master (Most of the Time)
Part VII. In the End, Nonsense.
Notes:
"Book Design by Ray Hooper."
"Cover illustration and design by Bascove."
Publisher's advertisements: [1] page at end.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-324).
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy is "First Edition".
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1985
Contributor:
Abrahams, Roger D., editor.
Bascove, cover illustrator, designer.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0394527550 :
0394728858 (pbk.) :
OCLC:
11091159