Dobie, J. Frank 1888-1964,

Puro mexicano, edited by J. Frank Dobie. - 1 preliminary leaf, x, 261 pages illustrations (music) 24 cm. - Texas folk-lore society publications ; no. XII . - Publications of the Texas Folklore Society ; no. 12. .

"Ranchero sayings of the border, by Howard D. Wesley": pages 211-220. "Songs of the Mexican migration, by Paul S. Taylor": pages 221-245. Includes index.

Prefatory wisdom / J. Frank Dobie -- A pack load of Mexican tales / Riley Aiken -- The wonderful Chirrionera / Dan Storm -- Br'er Coyote / Sarah S. McKellar -- The bullet-swallower / Jovita González -- Tales from San Elizario / Josefina Escajeda -- The metamorphosis of a folk tale / Elizabeth W. DeHuff -- How the Tehuana women became handsome / H.M. Taylor -- The flaming flower / Catherine J. Stoker -- Juan García goes to heaven / Frost Woodhull -- The eagle lover / Bertha McKee Dobie -- Legends from Durango / Everardo Gámiz -- Holy Ghost Canyon / Maude McFie Bloom -- Old-time new Mexican usages / Alice M. Crook -- Sons of the devil / Joe Storm -- Catorce / J. Frank Dobie -- The little white dog / Hugh McGehee Taylor -- Ranchero sayings of the border / Howard D. Wesley -- Songs of the Mexican migration / Paul S. Taylor -- The enchanted city of Monte Albán / E.R. Sims -- The Texas Folk-lore Society -- Contributors -- Index.

A collection of Mexican folk tales.

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Tales--Mexico.
Folklore--Mexico.
Folk songs--Mexico.
Maxims.

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