American Folklore Society Memoir Series

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  1. Tales from the Basotho

    Tales from the Basotho

    Written by Minnie Postma, Translated by Susie McDermid

    Series American Folklore Society Memoir Series

    University of Texas Press

    "They say that the eldest of the chief's daughters..." So begins a tale from the Basotho, unfolded by the meager light of a dung fire that burns smokily behind the reed screen sheltering the entrance of the hut. The old ones of... Learn More
    Published: 7th March 2012
    Paperback | £16.99
  2. Mexican Folk Narrative from the Los Angeles Area
    Urban Los Angeles is the setting in which Elaine Miller has collected her narratives from Mexican-Americans. The Mexican folk tradition, varied and richly expressive of the inner life not only of a people but also of the individual... Learn More
    Published: 8th February 2012
    Paperback | £34.00
  3. Poor Pearl, Poor Girl!
    The year was 1896, and nineteenth-century journalists called the murder of Pearl Bryan the "Crime of the Century." From the day Pearl's headless body was found to the execution of her murderers on the gallows, the details of the... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 1981
    Paperback | £16.99