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Encyclopedia of Black folklore and humor

Henry D. Spalding

Encyclopedia of Black folklore and humor

by Henry D. Spalding

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Published by J. David Publishers in Middle Village, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American wit and humor.,
  • Blacks -- Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesBlack folklore and humor.
    Statementcompiled and edited by Henry D. Spalding ; introduction by J. Mason Brewer.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 523 p. :
    Number of Pages523
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22905796M
    ISBN 100824601297

    African folklore in the United States, index.) Yves Laberge Independent scholar A timely book in all senses, African Folklore: An Encyclopedia is the most accurate as well as the most recent English-language reference tool on African folklore. There are more than three hundred alphabetically arranged entries in this text. Encyclopedia of Black folklore and humor / compiled and edited by Henry D. Spalding ; Introduction by J. Mason Brewer ; Illustrated by Rue Knapp. Other Title: Black folklore and humor Publication: Middle Village, N.Y.: Jonathan David Publishers, , © Format/Description: Book xviii, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm Subjects.

    Jan 01,  · Mr. Spalding's "Encyclopedia of Jewish Humor" was issued in and has since gone through many editions. This was followed by "Encyclopedia of Black Folklore and Humor" and "Joys of Italian Humor", all of which established him as one of the leading experts on ethnic humor.4/5(1). Folklore, in modern usage, an academic discipline the subject matter of which (also called folklore) comprises the sum total of traditionally derived and orally or imitatively transmitted literature, material culture, and custom of subcultures within predominantly literate and technologically.

    The Greenwood encyclopedia of African American folklore / Contains over seven hundred entries on African American folklore, including music, art, foodways, spiritual beliefs, and proverbs. Jan 14,  · An exemplary effort, African Folklore: An Encyclopedia is the kind of book that one can read for hours, since each article invites the reader toward another, and so on. One of the work’s strongest points is its accurate portrayal of the current state of research on every topic awordathought.com: Yves Laberge.


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Cited by: 8. Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of Black folklore and humor. [Henry D Spalding] -- A social history of the African-American which demonstrates graphically in each of its seven sections the close relationship between folklore and history.

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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Mar 01,  · Encyclopedia of Black Folklore and Humor book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Contains humorous articles, stories, and poems wh 4/5(6).

Those who enjoy the almost lost art of African American Folklore will truly enjoy this. Not to be confused with the more recent Encyclopedia of African American Folklore (which is an academic work), this is a good layman's collection of Black American Folktales from slavery towhen the book was published, with some good and interesting commentary between the tales by Spaulding.5/5.

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Through their folk traditions, communities maintain connections with the past as they change over time, in this way making. New combination joke book: a carefully selected collection by the best modern Dutch, Hebrew, Irish and other popular comedians, jokers and monologists as used by the leading lights of the American stage / Published: () Another way of laughter; a collection of Sufi humor.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Spalding is also the author of Encyclopedia of Jewish Humor, Joys of Irish Humor, and Joys of Italian Humor & Folklore. Customer Reviews. Average Review. Publish your book with B&awordathought.com: Henry D.

Spalding. Through the encyclopedia's seven sections--Long Night of Bondage, Plantation to Emancipation, Parables in Black, A People Sing, Poets' Corner, Turn of the Century, and The New Breed--the African American emerges from a once confined and submerged plantation-type into a new heroic figure marching forward with pride.

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Oct 12,  · "Encyclopedia of Black Folklore and Humor" by Henry D. Spalding. While I would be hesitant to recommend that this collection written by a white journalist be the only black folklore book on your shelf, it absolutely pairs well with any of the other collections suggested, and its specific additional focus on humor adds a new layer to the Author: Kendra James.

A page potpourri of black American social history revealed through humorous slave tales, plantation proverbs, folksongs and ballads (some previously unpublished), poetry, jokes, contemporary anecdotes and stories (e.g., an excerpt from Dick Gregory's Back of the Bus).

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BLACK FOLKLORE AND HUMOR. GET WEEKLY BOOK. FOLKLOREFOLKLORE. In spite of its relatively short history, the United States [1] has developed a rich seam of folklore that reflects both the nation's rapid transformation from agrarian to industrial and the multicultural society which has emerged from that transformation.

Encyclopedia of Black folklore and humor by Spalding, Henry D., comp. Publication date Topics African American wit and humor Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by AltheaB on September 22, SIMILAR ITEMS Pages: The Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Folklore is a three volume set of books published in December by Greenwood awordathought.com contains roughly alphabetically arranged entries by more than contributors.

It serves as a comprehensive overview of all aspects of African-American folklore including folktales, music, foodways, spiritual beliefs, and awordathought.comy: United States. Inspired by the author's passion for African American culture and vernacular traditions, African American Folklore: An Encyclopedia for Students thoroughly addresses key elements and motifs in black American folklore—especially those that have influenced American culture.

With its alphabetically organized entries that cover a wide range of. Jul 22,  · The Greenwood encyclopedia of African American folklore by Anand Prahlad, 2 editions of The Greenwood encyclopedia of African American folklore found in the catalog.

Encyclopedia of Black Folklore and Humor --Epstein, Dena J. --Eshu --Espiritismo awordathought.com: Ebook/DAISY3. Dec 01,  · Folklore has been described as the unwritten literature of a culture: its songs, stories, beliefs, and ways of life.

This book acts as a guide that helps readers explore the topics, themes, figures, and issues related to this subject/5. Book:African Myths, Legends & Folklore.

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Spalding.African-American folklore is a community-based tradition which expresses the common knowledge, culture and feelings of a group rather than those of any one individual.

Storytelling is an important tradition in African-American folklore. Folk tales and traditions connect the community to the past while it evolves with the changing times.Simms himself, in this story, was reaching back to the frontier humor of the Old Southwest, with its folkloric situations, in order to recover his own literary capital, the northern readership he had lost during the sectional conflict; and he reached forward toward the emerging local color movement, likewise seamed with folklore.