A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune

978-0-87074-016-9 Cloth
6 x 9 x 0 in
274 pp. Illus.
Pub Date: 01/01/1964


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Good tales are represented in this volume by Frank Dobie and by Riley Aiken, Roger Abrahams, and Kenneth Goldstein. Also included are E. Bagby Atwood who analyzes the variations of the cacophonous custom of the charivari or shivaree as it has been observed in different times and regions. George D. Hendricks compares versions of the origin and nature of woman, and John Q. Anderson surveys origins of stream names, among other topics covered in this volume.

Published by University of North Texas Press