Sonovagun Stew
A Folklore Miscellany
6 x 9, 171 pp.
Illus.
Pub Date: 06/01/2000
Publications of the Texas Folklore Society
  paper
Price:        $16.95 s

978-1-57441-105-8

Published by University of North Texas Press
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Sonovagun Stew

A Folklore Miscellany

Edited by Francis Edward Abernethy

This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society is a traditional Texas literary sonovagun. Cowboy ballads, bateaus, gaucho songs, mineral wells, corridos, Aggie war stories, songs of Bob Wills, Baptist kids, coyotes, and old-time cowboys are all simmered together and spiced with discussions of folklore, heaven, neighborhood gatherings, cotton growing, and family characters.

Francis Edward Abernethy is Regents Professor Emeritus of English at Stephen F. Austin State University, the former executive secretary and editor of the Texas Folklore Society, the curator of exhibits for the East Texas Historical Association, and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters. In addition to having edited numerous Texas Folklore Society publications, he has written Singin’ Texas, Legends of Texas’ Heroic Age, and all three volumes of the Texas Folklore Society history, published by the University of North Texas Press.

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