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Body, Boots, and Britches: Folktales, Ballads, and Speech from Country New York #2020

Body Boots and Britches Folktales Ballads and Speech from Country New York From the dust jacket It has been said If there is anything worth hearing in the Corridor of Time it is the courageous laughter of our ancestors if there is anything worth preserving in American hist

  • Title: Body, Boots, and Britches: Folktales, Ballads, and Speech from Country New York
  • Author: Harold W. Thompson
  • ISBN: 9780815601609
  • Page: 463
  • Format: Paperback
  • Body, Boots, and Britches: Folktales, Ballads, and Speech from Country New York By Harold W. Thompson, From the dust jacket It has been said, If there is anything worth hearing in the Corridor of Time, it is the courageous laughter of our ancestors if there is anything worth preserving in American history, it is the generosity of the frontier From an enormous collection of tall tales, trickster stories, ballads, proverbs and place names, Mr Thompson has put together anFrom the dust jacket It has been said, If there is anything worth hearing in the Corridor of Time, it is the courageous laughter of our ancestors if there is anything worth preserving in American history, it is the generosity of the frontier From an enormous collection of tall tales, trickster stories, ballads, proverbs and place names, Mr Thompson has put together an enchanting book about the pirates, warriors, Injun killers, trappers, guides, lumbermen, whalers, canawlers, rafters, lovers, bandits, murderers and plain folk of the Empire State not to mention its witches, ghosts, and were wolves Here are the bold and jaunty heroes from real life who explain the fictional characters of Washington Irving, James Feni Cooper, Herman Melville, Irving Bacheller, Walter Edmonds and Kenneth Roberts.Anyone interested in the authentic Americana will be fascinated by this book which contains the most complete collection of folklore and stories of New York State ever gathered together in one volume Mr Thompson communicates his personal enjoyment in collecting this folk material through his spontaneous writing.

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    1 thought on “Body, Boots, and Britches: Folktales, Ballads, and Speech from Country New York

    1. The text on the dust jacket says it all this is a wide ranging collection of New York folklore Folktales, folk figures, place names, folk phrases it s all there.

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