By Richard M. Dorson
The first a part of the publication offers a environment for the fables, during which folklorist Richard M. Dorson discusses their origins and the artistry of storytellers. the second one half comprises the stories, which come with the adventures of previous Marster and John, supernatural episodes, and comical and satirical anecdotes in addition to extra real looking money owed of racial injustice. acknowledged within the genuine phrases of the narrators, the folktales abound in daring language, memorable imagery, and bittersweet humor that replicate the essence of African-American storytelling traditions.
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American Negro Folktales (Dover Books on Anthropology and Folklore) by Richard M. Dorson