Tales from the Cloud Walking Country
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Assembled here are seventy-eight stories from six of the "ballad-singingest, tale-tellingest" residents of the eastern Kentucky mountain country. Based on stories rooted in European traditions from German fairy tales to Irish hero stories to Greek myths, the tales had been handed down through generations of telling before Marie Campbell collected them in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Readers will recognize the story of Snow White in "A Stepchild That Was Treated Mighty Bad," while "Three Shirts and a Golden Finger Ring" recalls the fairy tale of the Seven Swans. "The Fellow That Married A…mehr

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Assembled here are seventy-eight stories from six of the "ballad-singingest, tale-tellingest" residents of the eastern Kentucky mountain country. Based on stories rooted in European traditions from German fairy tales to Irish hero stories to Greek myths, the tales had been handed down through generations of telling before Marie Campbell collected them in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Readers will recognize the story of Snow White in "A Stepchild That Was Treated Mighty Bad," while "Three Shirts and a Golden Finger Ring" recalls the fairy tale of the Seven Swans. "The Fellow That Married A Dozen Times" is a lively rendition of "Bluebeard." As the narrators cautioned Marie Campbell again and again, "Tale-telling is nigh about faded out in the mountain country," but "Tales from the Cloud Walking Country" offers a lasting record of history, cultural heritage, language, and good old-fashioned fun.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: UNIV OF GEORGIA PR
  • Revised
  • Seitenzahl: 272
  • Erscheinungstermin: März 2000
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 213mm x 139mm x 23mm
  • Gewicht: 336g
  • ISBN-13: 9780820321868
  • ISBN-10: 0820321869
  • Artikelnr.: 20964971