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ERIC Number: EJ356601
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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The Known, the Remembered, and the Imagined: Celebrating Afro-American Folktales.
Hamilton, Virginia
Children's Literature in Education, v18 n2 p67-76 Sum 1987
Enumerates the value and benefits of the black oral tradition, and describes the typical organization and identifying characteristics of American black folktales. Stresses the importance of "telling the tell," or storytelling, for children and adults to maintain family traditions and remember shared heritage. (SKC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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