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An exciting new collection of Black American folklore, running the gamut from anecdotes concerning life among the slaves to obviously contemporary jokes. In their frank expression of racial attitudes and unexpurgated wit, these tales represent a radical departure from earlier collections.

ISBN

9780253202659

Publication Date

1978

Publisher

Indiana University Press

City

Bloomington

Keywords

Black American folklore, racial attitudes and wit, slave life

School

School of Arts and Sciences

Department

English

Disciplines

African American Studies | English Language and Literature | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies

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Shuckin' and Jivin': Folklore from Contemporary Black Americans

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