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Both sides of the border [electronic resource] : a scattering of Texas folklore / edited by Francis Edward Abernethy, Kenneth L. Untiedt.

Publication:
Denton : University of North Texas Press, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (317 p.)
Series:
Publications of the Texas Folklore Society ; no. 61.
Publications of the Texas Folklore Society ; 61
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Subjects:
Tales -- Texas.
Tales -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Texas' songs, tales, and traditions have lived and prospered on the other sides of Texas borders at one time or another before they crossed the rivers. ""Both Sides of the Border"" contains something foreveryone interested in Texas folklore.
Contents:
Title Page; Contents; Preface; PART I. REMEMBERING OUR ANCESTORS; Chapter 1. Letters from J. Frank Dobie to John Robert Craddock; Chapter 2. Doc Sonnichsen Holds His Own; PART II. TEXAS-MEXICAN FOLKLORE; Chapter 3. Growing Up on Both Sides of the Border; Chapter 4. Welito: A Mexican-American Family in Southwest Texas; Chapter 5. Folklore of a San Antonio Midwife; Chapter 6. Religion, Superstitions, and Remedios; Chapter 7. Pepe's Panaderia: Bread Folklore; Chapter 8. A Tortilla Is Never ""Just"" a Tortilla; PART III. MISCELLANEOUS MEMORABILIA
Chapter 9. The Evolution of a Legend: The Headless HorsemanChapter 10. Who is Buried in Jesse James' Grave?; Chapter 11. A Note on the Pacing White Mustang Legend; Chapter 12. Hell is for He-Men!; Chapter 13. Clementine Hunter: Folk Artist; Chapter 14. Packaged Folklore: The Texas Folklife Festival; Chapter 15. Same Song, Second Verse; Chapter 16. Texas Kitsch and Other Collectibles; Chapter 17. Texas Freedman's Settlements in the New South; Chapter 18. Toby's Hound; PART IV. THE FAMILY SAGA (Continued); Chapter 19. Passing the Light: How Family Stories Shape Our Lives
Chapter 20. Two Tales of My Family: Two Tales of Who I AmChapter 21. Red Kelly's Grandmother; Chapter 22. A Family Full of Scars; Chapter 23. The Day Grandpa Blew Up the Tractor; Chapter 24. Greater Love . . .; Chapter 25. Family Saga vs. History: Hezekiah Lincecum and the Church; List of Contributors; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Abernethy, Francis Edward.
Untiedt, Kenneth L., 1966-
ISBN:
1-57441-413-5
1-4337-1006-4
1-4175-9062-9
OCLC:
187394768
Access Restriction:
Open Access Unrestricted online access star