Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore
6 x 9, 148 pp.
Pub Date: 06/01/2000
Price:        $15.95 s


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Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore

Edited by Mody C. Boatright

This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society contains “Corridos of the Mexican Border” by Brownie McNeil; “The Envious and the Envied Compadres” by Wilson M. Hudson; “Do Rattlesnakes Swallow Their Young?” by J. Frank Dobie; “Folktales of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians” by Howard N. Martin; “John Tales” by J. Mason Brewer; “The Literary Growth of the Louisiana Bullfrog” by Robert T. Clark; and “In Defense of Mrs. Mann” by Andrew Forest Muir.

Mody C. Boatright (1896–1970) served as Secretary-Editor of the Texas Folklore Society for twenty years. He obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas, where he taught for four decades. His contributions to folklore study and the Texas Folklore Society are innumerable.


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