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Folklore



link to catalog page HAWES, Sing It Pretty

Sing It Pretty

A Memoir

Author: Bess Lomax Hawes
Pub Date: April 2008

The personal account of a giant in American folklore and folk music   learn more...

link to catalog page PERRY, Aesopica

Aesopica

A Series of Texts Relating to Aesop or Ascribed to Him

Author: Ben Edwin Perry
Pub Date: February 2007

The most complete corpus of the proverbs and fables of Aesop ever assembled   learn more...

link to catalog page FLEISCHHAUER, Bluegrass Odyssey

Bluegrass Odyssey

A Documentary in Pictures and Words, 1966-86

Author: Carl Fleischhauer and Neil V. Rosenberg
Pub Date: 2007

The music and culture of bluegrass as revealed through striking photographs and commentary   learn more...

link to catalog page WARE, Cajun Women and Mardi Gras

Cajun Women and Mardi Gras

Reading the Rules Backward

Author: Carolyn E. Ware
Pub Date: March 2007

How Cajun women have creatively refashioned the tradition of rural Mardi Gras runs   learn more...

link to catalog page BIGGERS, In the Sierra Madre Author: Jeff Biggers
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: 2007

The stunning history of legendary Copper Canyon treasure seekers and enigmatic natives   learn more...

link to catalog page ELIASON, The J. Golden Kimball Stories Author: Eric A. Eliason
Pub Date: October 2007

The sharp wit of a free-thinking Mormon folk hero   learn more...

link to catalog page FINE, Soulstepping

Soulstepping

African American Step Shows

Author: Elizabeth C. Fine
Pub Date: January 2007

The first book to detail the history of stepping   learn more...

link to catalog page GREEN, Tin Men Author: Archie Green
Pub Date: 2007

The art, craft, and social history behind tin men   learn more...

link to catalog page DAVID, Together Let Us Sweetly Live

Together Let Us Sweetly Live

The Singing and Praying Bands

Author: Jonathan C. David, with photographs by Richard Holloway
Pub Date: July 2007

A forgotten and beautiful African American folk tradition re-examined   learn more...

link to catalog page WOLF, The Black Cow's Footprint

The Black Cow's Footprint

Time, Space and Music in the Lives of the Kotas of South India

Author: Richard K. Wolf
Pub Date: March 2006

The unique worldview and music of a remote community   learn more...

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