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Treasury of american Folklore

B.A. Botkin

Treasury of american Folklore

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Published by Crown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
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  • Nonfiction - General

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    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7689231M
    ISBN 100517507668
    ISBN 109780517507667


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Treasury of American Folklore Paperback – November 1, by B.A. Botkin (Author) out of 5 stars 13 ratings/5(13). For most of his life, Benjamin Botkin () was the reigning authority on American folklore, who served as president of the American Folklore Society, and everything I have seen by him is good.

Read more/5(13). Start your review of A Treasury of American Folklore Christopher rated it it was amazing This book is an incredible and accessible compendium of the folklore of pre-Civil War America. A rich mine for any writer, especially those concerned with American archetypes/5. A Treasury of American Folklore book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. America is alive with folklore--we are a country filled wi /5. In A Treasury of North American Folk Tales, editor Catherine Peck has assembled a remarkable collection of stories ranging from the Canadian north to the Mexican desert, and all points in between, and are as colorful as the regions that spawned them.

Some are also vivid snapshots of a forgotten by: 1. The Life Treasury of American Folklore book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. More than color illustrations, contains old tim /5. Books on folklore (ghost stories, legends, folk tales) of America Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

The Life Treasury Of American Folklore Including a Comprehensive Guide to Persons Places and Events Hardcover Herbert Brean Benjamin James Lewicki Published by. A Treasury of American folklore: stories, ballads, and traditions of the people by Botkin, Benjamin Albert, ; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress) DLCPages: The Pocket Treasury of American Folklore.

A collection of folklore, including an index of authors, titles, and first lines of songs and an index of subjects and names. From the Foreword: So here we have nothing less than an encyclopedia of the folklore of will pass the time, furnish laughter, provide entertainment.4/5.

He compiled and edited more than a dozen volumes of American folklore, among them "A Treasury of American Folklore," "Lay My Burden Down: A Folk History of Slavery," and compilations of regional folklore from various areas, including New 4/5(1).

B.A. Botkin's Treasury of American Folklore is a classic and profound examination of our historical and communal cultural past. The collection of stories is enlightened and not afraid to share our glorious, humorous past as well as our darker racisms and vulgarities/5(2).

This is a true treasury of AMERICAN FOLKLORE. The book is described in the FOREWORD by Carl Sandburg as an encyclopedia of the folklore of America. It contains stories and songs (with words & music) - those favorite sotoes we love to 5/5(3).

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Botkin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book is a rich gathering of American-Jewish folklore that preserves the insight, humor, and experiences of American re is comprised of stories, sayings, jokes, superstitions, customs, and songs that have been passed down from one generation to the next.

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Harlow, ), A Treasury of Mississippi River Alma mater: Harvard University, Columbia. The Pocket Treasury of. NY: Pocket Books #, Stated First Printing in VG+ condition.

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A Treasury of American folklore: stories, ballads, and traditions of the people. [Benjamin Albert Botkin; Carl Sandburg; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress);] -- A collection of folklore, including an index of authors, titles, and first lines of songs and an index of subjects and names.