Dog Ghosts, and Other Texas Negro Folk Tales: The Word on the Brazos
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Dog Ghosts, and Other Texas Negro Folk Tales: The Word on the Brazos Negro Preacher Tales from the Brazos Bottoms of Texas by J.M. Brewer

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Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10293531M
ISBN 100292715129
ISBN 109780292715127
OCLC/WorldCa2644683

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  The title Dog Ghosts is drawn from the unique stories of dog spirits which Dr. Brewer collected in the Red River bottoms and elsewhere in Texas. The Word on the Brazos is a delightful collection of "preacher tales" from the Brazos River bottom in Texas/5(5). Dog ghosts, and other Texas Negro folk tales ; The word on the Brazos: Negro preacher tales from the Brazos bottoms of Texas. Dog Ghosts and the Word on the Brazos: Negro Preacher Tales from the Brazos Bottoms of Texas avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 2 editions5/5(2). Dog Ghosts and Other Texas Negro Folk Tales: The Word on the Brazos Negro Preacher Tales from the Brazos Bottoms of Texas: : Brewer, John Mason: Libri in altre lingue.

During the s and s, he published in journals his work on folklore. His first major book, The Word on the Brazos, was published in , followed by Aunt Dicy Tales (), Dog Ghosts and Other Negro Folktales (), Worser Days and Better Times (), and the anthology American Negro Folktales ().   Best Tales of Texas Ghosts by Docia S. Williams. Dog Ghosts and Other Negro Tales by John Mason Brewer. Texas Folk Songs by William A. Owens. Texas Haunted Forts by Elaine Coleman. Song. Lead the children in singing, "On Top Of Old Smokey." You will find it in Texas Folk Songs on page Crafts Cardboard Walking Doll. of Reconstruction times in Texas—The Negro Legisla - tors of Texas —to collections of African-American folktales and life such as Dog Ghosts and The Word on the Brazos. Brewer was also the first author and speaker to use Black American dialect extensively in front of and to all audiences, particularly when dealing with folklore. The Word on the Brazos; Negro preacher tales from the Brazos bottoms of Texas. Foreword by J. Frank Dobie; illus. by Ralph White, Jr. Format Book Published Austin, University of Texas Press, Description p. illus. 24 cm. Subject headings African Americans--Texas--Brazos River Valley- .

Dog ghosts, and other Texas Negro folk tales ; The word on the Brazos: Negro preacher tales from the Brazos bottoms of Texas J. Mason Brewer University of Texas Press, c Brewer's major books are The Word on the Brazos, Aunt Dicy Tales (), Dog Ghosts and Other Negro Folk Tales (), Worser Days and Better Times (), and an anthology, American Negro Folklore (), for which he won the Chicago Book Fair Award in and the Twenty-first Annual Writers Roundup award for one of the outstanding books written by a Texas author in Dog Ghosts, and Other Texas Negro Folk Tales: The Word on the Brazos: 7 copies, 1 review Worser Days and Better Times: the Folklore of the North Carolina Negro 3 copies Aunt Dicy Tales: John Biggers' drawings for the folktale / with an 1 copy. Dog Ghosts and The Word on the Brazos: Negro Preacher Tales from the Brazos Bottoms of Texas J.