ERIC Number: ED428986
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Between the Cracks of History: Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore. Publications of the Texas Folklore Society: 55.
Abernethy, Francis Edward, Ed.; Satterwhite, Carolyn Fiedler, Ed.
This book is composed of 21 essays that define and illustrate the folklore of Texas. Following the introduction, the six essays concerned with defining are: "Classroom Definitions of Folklore" (F. E. Abernethy); "Defining Folklore for My Students" (Joyce Roach); "Folklore and Cinema" (Jim Harris); "Toward a Definition of Folk Culture" (Joe S. Graham); "Folklore Fieldwork on the Internet: Some Ethical and Practical Considerations" (Jan Roush); and "Beginning Within: Teaching Folklore the Easy Way" (Rhett Rushing). The 15 essays concerned with illustrating the definitions are: "The Honored Dead: The Ritual of Police Burial" (Phyllis Bridges); "Meaner than Hell!" (Kenneth W. Davis); "Gang Graffiti" (Ken Untiedt); "Gideon Lincecum, 'Killie Krankie,' and Fiddling in Early Texas" (Chris Goertzen); "The Bluebird Mare from Sterling City" (Patrick Dearen); "The Night the Stars Fell" (Robert J. Duncan); "Rail Tales: Some Are True" (Charlie Oden); "Dance Halls of East Texas: From Oral History" (Dennis Read, Bobby Nieman); "The Oil Field Camp" (James Winfrey); "Noises in the Attic: Adventures of Some Texas Ghosts" (Allan Turner, Richard Stewart); "Repo Man" (John Lightfoot); "Tex-Mex Dialect or Gidget Goes to Acuna" (Rebecca Cornell); "Punching Sticks, Flannel Wrapped Bricks, and Pink Powder Purgatives: Spring Rituals" (Ernestine Sewell Linck); "When Harley Sadler's Tent Show Came to Town" (J.G. Pinkerton); and "Eating over the Sink and Other Marital Strategies" (James Ward Lee). (BT)
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Definitions, Folk Culture, Heritage Education, Higher Education, Internet, Local History, Oral History, Oral Tradition, State History, Tales
University of North Texas Press, P.O. Box 311336, Denton, TX 76203-1336; Tel: 940-565-2142 ($27).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Folklore Society, Nacogdoches.
Identifiers - Location: Texas