Folk Travelers

Ballads, Tales, and Talk

978-0-87074-014-5 Cloth
6 x 9 x 0 in
261 pp. Illus.
Pub Date: 01/01/1953

A collection of articles from the Texas Folklore Society. The title comes from J. Frank Dobie’s chapter on “The Traveling Anecdote.” Also included are Roy Bedichek on “Folklore in Natural History;” “The Names of Western Wild Animals,” by George D. Hendricks; “Bonny Barbara Allen,” by Joseph W. Hendren; “Aunt Cordie’s Ax and Other Motifs in Oil,” by Mody C. Boatright; “The Western Ballad and the Russian Ballada,” by Robert C. Stephenson; “The Love Tragedy in Texas-Mexican Balladry,” by Americo Paredes; “Emerson and the Language of the Folk,” by John Q. Anderson; “Tales of Neiman-Marcus,” by James Howard; “The Devil in the Big Bend,” by Elton Miles; and others.

Published by University of North Texas Press