Affrilachian Tales: Folktales from the African-American Appalachian Tradition

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  • Title: Affrilachian Tales: Folktales from the African-American Appalachian Tradition
  • Author: Lyn Ford
  • ISBN: 9781935166641
  • Page: 410
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Affrilachian Tales: Folktales from the African-American Appalachian Tradition retold by Lyn Ford Ford offers us a very specific take on folklore: that of African-Americans who also live in the Appalachian part of the USA. She calls them her “home-fried tales” because she heard them as a child. This micro-branch of folklore springs from an amalgamation of the Cherokee and Choctow, the American south, the African, the Appalachian peppered with the Lumbee, Irish, and English. She defines Affril [...]

    2. The first book by a nationally-honored storyteller, this is a collection of folktales and family stories from a black family in Appalachia. The author's insights into the experiences and relationships of her African-American family add context to the stories that family storytellers told during her youth.

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