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Puro mexicano, edited by J. Frank Dobie.

By: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964 [editor.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Publications of the Texas Folklore Society: no. 12.Publisher: Austin, Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1935Description: 1 preliminary leaf, x, 261 pages illustrations (music) 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0870740415; 9780870740411.Subject(s): Tales -- Mexico | Folklore -- Mexico | Folk songs -- Mexico | MaximsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Puro mexicano.DDC classification: 398.21 LOC classification: GR1 | .T4 vol. 12
Contents:
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.
Summary: A collection of Mexican folk tales.
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UASC General Collection University of Texas At Tyler
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GN537 .C54 Recherches palâeoethnologiques dans la Russie mâeridionale GR1 .T4 NO.1, 1935 Round the levee / GR1 .T4 NO.11 Spur-of-the cock / GR1 .T4 NO.12 Puro mexicano, GR1 .T4 NO.14 Coyote wisdom / GR1 .T4 NO.15 In the shadow of history. GR1 .T4 NO.16 Mustangs and cow horses.

"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.

A collection of Mexican folk tales.

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.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

J. Frank Dobie was born on a ranch in Live Oak County, Texas on September 26, 1888. He graduated from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas in 1910 and received his master's degree from Columbia University. He became an American folklorist, writer, and newspaper columnist. He wrote numerous books depicting life in rural Texas including A Vaquero of the Brush Country, On the Open Range, Tongues of the Monte, The Voice of the Coyote, Tales of Old Time Texas, I'll Tell You a Tale, and Cow People. Coronado's Children won the Literary Guild Award in 1931. On September 14, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson awarded him the Medal of Freedom. He died four days later on September 18, 1964. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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