Between the Cracks of History

Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore

Edited by Francis Edward Abernethy

Illustrated by Cynthia Fisher

978-1-57441-036-5 Cloth
6 x 9 x 0 in
284 pp. 15 b&w photos.
Pub Date: 09/01/1997


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In this Texas Folklore Society publication there are essays on teaching folklore for students—“How I Define Folklore for My Students,” “Toward a Definition of Folk Culture,” “Beginning Within: Teaching Folklore the Easy Way,” “Folklore Fieldwork on the Internet,” and others. Essays illustrating folklore are also included, such as “The Honored Dead: The Ritual of Police Burial,” “Gang Graffiti,” “Rail Tales: Some Are True,” “Dance Halls of East Texas,” “The Oil Field Camp,” “Tex-Mex Dialect or Gidget Goes to Acuna,” and more.

Published by University of North Texas Press