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By Mody C. Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, Allen Maxwell

Good stories are represented during this quantity through Frank Dobie and by way of Riley Aiken, Roger Abrahams, and Kenneth Goldstein. additionally integrated are E. Bagby Atwood who analyzes the diversities of the cacophonous customized of the charivari or shivaree because it has been saw in several occasions and areas. George D. Hendricks compares models of the starting place and nature of girl, and John Q. Anderson surveys origins of circulation names, between different subject matters coated during this volume.

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Folksong as an Anthropological Province: The Anthropological Approach John Greenway 209 III. The Comparative Approach: Its Aims, Techniques, and Limitations W. Edson Richmond 217 IV. The Rationalistic Approach D. K. Wilgus 227 V. The Transcription and Analysis of Folk Music George Foss 237 Contributors 270 Index 273 Page 3 Fifteen Mexican Tales Riley Aiken Why Women Are Like Cats I shall never forget my uncle Aurelio. He was a little old man whose age was well on the worse side of that of the worldwhich is to say, somewhat beyond fifty.

2 subject : Tales--Texas, Folklore--United States, Folk songs, American--History and criticism, Southern States--Social life and customs. Page i A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune PUBLICATIONS OF THE TEXAS FOLKLORE SOCIETY NUMBER XXXII MODY C. BOATRIGHT, Editor WILSON M. HUDSON, Associate Editor ALLEN MAXWELL, Associate Editor Page iii A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune Edited By Mody C. Boatright Wilson M. Hudson Allen Maxwell Page iv Disclaimer: This book contains characters with diacritics. gif), netLibrary will represent them as they appear in the original text, and most computers will be able to show the full characters correctly.

Wan boy, he don' know wad ees a feeg. A boy, he climb in the tree and throw feegs down an' the odder boys, they peek um op and eat um. ' "'Hah,' say the boy who don' know wad ees a feeg. ' Wad chu know! The dam fool keed, he eat a frog. " "Fine," I said, working fast with my pencil. " "Mebbe so, mebbe no, chu no like a story 'bout San Isiro? Okydokie! San Isiro, he had a girl wan time. She wanna go to a peekneek and she borrow a reeng from anudder girl. That girl she geed seek an' die. These girl, she no like to ask for reeng back from a dead girl, bot wan day she go to San Isiro an' tellum: 'San Isiro, the girl, she die I loan um reeng.

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