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Title Between the cracks of history : essays on teaching and illustrating folklore / Francis Edward Abernethy, editor ; Carolyn Fiedler Satterwhite, assistant editor ; illustrations by Cynthia Fisher.
Imprint Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, 1997.
Edition First edition.

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Series Publications of the Texas Folklore Society ; LV
Publications of the Texas Folklore Society ; no. 55.
Subject Folklore -- Texas.
Folklore.
Folklore -- Study and teaching.
Alt Name Abernethy, Francis Edward,
Satterwhite, Carolyn Fiedler,
Texas Folklore Society,
Add Title Essays on teaching and illustrating folklore
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Series Publications of the Texas Folklore Society ; LV
Publications of the Texas Folklore Society ; no. 55.
Subject Folklore -- Texas.
Folklore.
Folklore -- Study and teaching.
Alt Name Abernethy, Francis Edward,
Satterwhite, Carolyn Fiedler,
Texas Folklore Society,
Add Title Essays on teaching and illustrating folklore
Description 1 online resource (x, 284 pages) : illustrations
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Contents Between the cracks of history -- Classroom definitions of folklore / F.E. Abernethy -- Defining folklore for my students / Joyce Roach -- Folklore and cinema / Jim Harris -- Toward a definition of folk culture / Joe S. Graham -- Folklore fieldwork on the Internet : some ethical and practical considerations / Jan Roush -- Beginning within : teaching folklore the easy way / Rhett Rushing -- The honored dead : the ritual of police burial / Phyllis Bridges -- Meaner than Hell! / Kenneth W. Davis -- Gang graffiti / Ken Untiedt -- Gideon Lincecum, "Killie Krankie," and fiddling in early Texas / Chris Goertzen -- The bluebird mare from Sterling City / Patrick Dearen -- The night the stars fell / Robert J. Duncan -- Rail tales : some are true / Charlie Oden -- Dance halls of East Texas : from oral history / Dennis Read and Bobby Nieman -- The oil field camp / James Winfrey -- Noises in the attic : adventures of some Texas ghosts / Allan Turner and Richard Stewart -- Repo man / John Lightfoot -- Tex-Mex dialect, or, Gidget goes to Acuna / Rebecca Cornell -- Punching sticks, flannel wrapped bricks, and pink powder purgatives : spring rituals / Ernestine Sewell Linck -- When Harley Sadler's tent show came to town / J.G. Pinkerton -- Eating over the sink and other marital strategies / James Ward Lee.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Online resource; title from PDF title page (Portal to Texas History, viewed April 24, 2017).
Summary Annotation. Six essays discuss definitions and explanations of folklore, and methods of teaching it. Then 15 additional essays explore Texas folklore related to such topics as police burials, gang graffiti, fiddling, ghosts, dance halls, oil fields, spring rituals, and the dialect spoken along the border between Texas and Mexico. Numerous illustrations and black-and-white photographs. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
Note English.
ISBN 0585292140 (electronic bk.)
9780585292144 (electronic bk.)
1574410369
9781574410365
1574410369 (alk. paper)
9781574410365 (alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 9781574410365
OCLC # 45732527
Additional Format Print version: Between the cracks of history. 1st ed. Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 1997 1574410369 (DLC) 97017598 (OCoLC)36994272
Table of Contents
 Between the Cracks of History 
 Classroom Definitions of Folklore / F. E. Abernethy3
 Defining Folklore for My Students / Joyce Roach10
 Folklore and Cinema / Jim Harris16
 Toward a Definition of Folk Culture / Joe S. Graham27
 Folklore Fieldwork on the Internet: Some Ethical and Practical Considerations / Jan Roush42
 Beginning Within: Teaching Folklore the Easy Way / Rhett Rushing54
 The Honored Dead: The Ritual of Police Burial / Phyllis Bridges79
 Meaner Than Hell! / Kenneth W. Davis94
 Gang Graffiti / Ken Untiedt102
 Gideon Lincecum, "Killie Krankie," and Fiddling in Early Texas / Chris Goertzen111
 The Bluebird Mare from Sterling City / Patrick Dearen134
 The Night the Stars Fell / Robert J. Duncan149
 Rail Tales: Some are True / Charlie Oden164
 Dance Halls of East Texas: From Oral History / Dennis Read, Bobby Nieman182
 The Oil Field Camp / James Winfrey193
 Noises in the Attic: Adventures of Some Texas Ghosts / Allan Turner, Richard Stewart205
 Repo Man / John Lightfoot215
 Tex-Mex Dialect or Gidget Goes to Acuna / Rebecca Cornell226
 Punching Sticks, Flannel Wrapped Bricks, and Pink Powder Purgatives: Spring Rituals / Ernestine Sewell Linck235
 When Harley Sadler's Tent Show Came to Town / J. G. Pinkerton246
 Eating Over the Sink and Other Marital Strategies / James Ward Lee261
 Contributors271
 Index279


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