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Coffee in the gourd. Edited by J. Frank Dobie.

By: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Publications of the Texas Folklore Society: no. 2.Publisher: Dallas, Southern Methodist University Press [1969, c1923]Edition: [Facsim. ed.].Description: 110 p. illus., music. 24 cm.Subject(s): Folklore -- Texas | Superstition -- Texas | Picture-writing, Indian | Texas -- Social life and customsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Coffee in the gourd.DDC classification: 398/.09764
Contents:
One evening as I sat a courting, by L. W. Payne, Jr.--Human foundation sacrifices in Balkan ballads, by M. S. Handman.--The decline and decadence of folk metaphor, by W. H. Thomas.--Indian pictographs in the Big Bend in Texas, by V. J. Smith.--The cowboy dance, by J. R. Craddock.--Miscellany of Texas folk-lore, by W. P. Webb.--Brazos Bottom philosophy, by A. W. Eddins.--The "blues" as folk songs, by D. Scarborough.--Customs among the German descendants of Gillespie County, by J. Estill.--Customs and superstitions among Texas Mexicans, by F. J. Scott.--Pedro and Pancho, by M. A. Sutherland.--Weather wisdom of the Texas-Mexican border, by J. F. Dobie.
Summary: A facsimile edition of the 1923 publication of the Texas Folklore Society, featuring twelve articles that discuss ballads, cowboy dance, customs and superstitions, and other topics.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
GR1 .T4 NO.2 1969 (Browse shelf) Available 0000101155182

Includes bibliographical references.

One evening as I sat a courting, by L. W. Payne, Jr.--Human foundation sacrifices in Balkan ballads, by M. S. Handman.--The decline and decadence of folk metaphor, by W. H. Thomas.--Indian pictographs in the Big Bend in Texas, by V. J. Smith.--The cowboy dance, by J. R. Craddock.--Miscellany of Texas folk-lore, by W. P. Webb.--Brazos Bottom philosophy, by A. W. Eddins.--The "blues" as folk songs, by D. Scarborough.--Customs among the German descendants of Gillespie County, by J. Estill.--Customs and superstitions among Texas Mexicans, by F. J. Scott.--Pedro and Pancho, by M. A. Sutherland.--Weather wisdom of the Texas-Mexican border, by J. F. Dobie.

A facsimile edition of the 1923 publication of the Texas Folklore Society, featuring twelve articles that discuss ballads, cowboy dance, customs and superstitions, and other topics.

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