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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.
Indiana University Press
Black American folklore, racial attitudes and wit, slave life
School of Arts and Sciences
African American Studies | English Language and Literature | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies
Dance, Daryl Cumber. Shuckin' and Jivin': Folklore from Contemporary Black Americans. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1978.